Wangfujing Shopping Mart located in the city center north of Beijing Hotel, is a famous Beijing Shopping Places, the Hualong (Chinese –Dragon) Ding and Shopping Centre opened in Beijing in October 1988 providing tourists with a colourful souvenir hunting environment. The new complex is comprised of five traditional Chinese-style buildings. The centre has been built in the shape of a dragon, and the fresh new facades are likely to make window-shopping almost as much as spending money. Covering an area of over 39,000 square metres, the centre has 14 restaurants offering Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Western food. The Fried Chicken, is decorated in Hawaiian style. About six large department stores and shops stock daily necessities such as jewelry, medicine, and a variety of imported goods. The centre also has a foreign exchange counter. There are snack bars, cafes, and disco halls where people can relax after meal or shopping trip.