Beijing Department Store

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Beijing Department Store
Former names Beijing Wangfujing Department Store
General information
Status Complete
Address 255 Wangfujing Street
Town or city Beijing
Country China
Opening September 1955
Technical details
Floor count 6
Floor area 39,000 m2

The Beijing Department Store (Chinese: 北京市百货大楼; Pinyin: Běijīng Shì Bǎihuò Dàlóu) is a major department store on Wangfujing street, Beijing, China.

The department store was opened in September 1955 under the name of Wangfujing Department Store(王府井百货商店).It changed to its present name in July 1968.In the 1970s an office building and a warehouse were built and annexed to the main building.

The store offers a wide range of merchandise very similar to an American department store. While tourists may find the store's merchandise to be very inexpensive, better bargains may be found both within the shopping district and in other parts of Beijing.[1][2]