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CLIP 1336

Famous Beijing shopping streets

Famous Beijing shopping streets
Key Info
  • Famous Beijing shopping streets
  • Duration: 05:12
  • Downtown Beijing is full of shops and there are a few streets where they offer more traditional arts and crafts, such as Liulichang. Rongbaozhai, the most famous art shop, sells exquisite paintings with heavy Buddhist and Daoist influences. Specialising in something completely different is Tongrentang, a famous chain store that sells all sorts of Chinese medicines, still preferred by many to Western pills.
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: buddist, daoist, hua-painting, wo xihuan-I like wo yao-I want, numbers, medicine, ginseng
Ideas for use in class
  • Discussion on Traditional Chinese Medicine and its increasing popularity in the West.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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