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The best thing about shopping in Guangzhou is browsing the weird and wonderful collection of animals, food and medicines in Qingping Market. The rugged and rough side to this city is open for everyone to see here, just make sure you hold your nose if you visit in the summer!

If this is all a bit too authentic for you, there are some great little boutiques to be found on Shamian Island and Beijing Lu. Guangdong is famous for its exquisite Embroidery which can also be found at some of the good night markets on Xinhu Lu or Jiaoyue Road.

Guangzhou also has some reasonable department stores including the South Mansion Department Store that gets most of its stock direct from Hong Kong.

Here are some useful numbers for shopping in Guangzhou

Guangzhou Friendship Store

369,Huanshi Dong Road

83576628

Garden Hotel Shopping Arcade

368,Huanshi Dong Road

82228989

World Trade Center

371-375,Huanshi Dong Road, World Trade Center

87650028

Yi An Plaza

33,Jian She Liu Ma Road

87650028

Teem Plaza

208,Tian He Road

85592818

Citic Plaza

233,Tian He Bei Road

87520789

Guangzhou Merchandise Building

295,Beijing Road

83322348

Xindaxin Department Store

4,Zhong Shan Wu Road

83322811

Nan Fang Department Store

49,Yan Jiang Xi Road

81886022

Dong Shan Plaza

69,Xian Lie Zhong Road

87300228

Wanfujing Department Store

40,Long Lin Xia Road

87613838

Fanours Shopping Plaza

Liu Hua Road, China Hotel

86666024

AFT Gourmet Downunder

Tianhe Dong Lu, Xiu Cheng Nan Jia, No,11/104

87501473

Take advantage of famous Guangzhou specialty streets.
 

Changzhou Road is the street for jade;
Daxin Road is for folk arts and crafts;
Wendehellu Road is for cultural goods such as antiques, calligraphy and pictures, pottery and porcelain, art crafts etc;
Tianhe Road for computers;
Wushan Road for scientific Products;
Qianjinnanlu Road for Pets;
Dongfengxilu Road for birds ;
Danan Road for fresh flowers;
Qingping Road and Shufang Street of Danan Road for aquatic animals

 

Night markets

Take full advantage of the open-air markets for Its low price and the fun of bargaining night markets scatter at Xihu Rd., Jiaoyu Rd., Huanghuagang, Xiaogang, Shahe, Shayuan, Shangxiajiu Commercial Pedestrian Street and BeiJing koad Commercial Pedestrian Street. All night markets open from dusk to midnight, selling daily articles, fashionable clothes and foods, etc. The night markets are not only quite convenient but also add color to Guangzhou night life.

 

Antique Market

Guangzhou has its antique market in the alleys off Daihe Lu. It's very informal and consists mostly of people peddling wares from their windows or the back of a truck. It can he very interesting, but be aware that few of these `antiques' are very old and many may be fake Still, it's good fun to explore.

 

Arts & Crafts

Brushes, paints and other art materials may be worth checking: a lot of this stuff is being imported by western countries, so you should be able to pick it up cheaper at the source. Scroll paintings are sold everywhere and are invariably expensive, partly because the material on which the paintings are done is expensive. There are many street artists in China who sit on the sidewalk making drawings and paintings on the spot and selling them to passers-by.

  • quote 1.Ivy
  • Wow,I'm going to Canton Tourism.
    Robert 于 6/16/2012 6:31:16 PM 回复
    Great!dont miss the Night scene of Pearl Rive when you enjoy shopping.wish you have good time in Canton.
  • 5/26/2012 1:42:39 PM 回复该留言

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