Are you going to upgrade your home in Beijing? No matter you are a do-it-yourselfer or would like outsource your home decor, Beijing Shilihe Household Building Materials City is your one-stop market.
Though its Chinese name “City” suggests its expansiveness, Shilihe market is less a city than a street, a household building materials commercial street. Shilihe Market is the largest home improvement market in Beijing, similar to a cluster of Home Depot stores in the States or Canada as well.
Getting there is just a breeze. It is located in the southeast corner of the Third Ring Road in Beijing. Take subway line 10 ( or Line 14 anf 17 ) and get off at the station of Shilihe Zhan ( 十里河站）and exit at Exit K2 or J , you will be on the market street ( located at 100 meters east of Shilihe Bridge, East Third Ring Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 北京市朝阳区东三环十里河桥东100米 (十号地铁K2出口).
The over-one-kilometer-long street is lined with numerous buildings housing over 1000 booths and shops specialized in all kinds of materials for home decor and building: lighting, plumbing, furniture, building materials and all the others.
When you go out from Exit K2 of Shilihe Subway Station ( Line 10 ), you will easily find a Kohler outlet in sight ( See the photo below). Kohler kitchens are the result of the best in American design, also a global leader in kitchen and bath design. And you ought to have them.
Address: Shilihe Village, Shibalidian Township, Chaoyang District, Beijing
Placemaking: 1998. Now the market place occupies a total area of about one million square meters.
Market Name: Beijing Shilihe Household Building Materials City
Or Beijing Shilihe Household Building Materials Commercial Street
Tip: Hassle-free Beijing Guided Tours
If you don’t want to go the do-it-yourself route and prefer the hassle-free escorted tours, here are some options for Beijing guided tours:
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