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Liulichang

The famous Liulichang street lies in Hepingmen since the Qing Dynasty for 200 years. There, those who failed in the imperial examination usually sold their books and inkslabs, and the declined families' heritages exchanged money with their antique collections. It became gradually a market consisted of about 100 SHops dealing in traditional works and articles.

Works of Chinese calligraphy and traditional Chinese paintings, old wood block-print books, Chinese ink bruSHes, inkslabs and paper for calligraphy known as the for treasures of the study and other scholars traditional tools can be found in Liulichang.

Rongbaozhai, being the most important SHop there, has more than 300 years' history and a fine copy technique for old Chinese painting.

   

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