Silk Street, otherwise known as Silk Market, is a prosperous shopping market in Beijing, situated at No. 8 East Xiushui Street, Chaoyang District.
In view of its area, it is likewise called Xiushui Street or Xiushui Market by local people. Used to be an open air showcase, it now turns into a shopping center, which suits more than 1,000 retailers and is viewed as one of the images of Beijing together with the Great Wall, the Summer Palace, and meal duck. Numerous remote guests, including a few superstars, appreciate Silk Street for shopping or having their garments tailor-made.
The previous leader of the US, George Bush, once ran there with his girl to get some silk robes, and the spouse of Jacques Rogge eighth President of the International Olympic Committee additionally went there to purchase customary Chinese batter puppets.