China Shopping

  • Shopping
    by blueskyjohn
  • Shopping
    by blueskyjohn
  • Shopping
    by blueskyjohn

China Shopping

  • Silk Market

    Beijing Shopping

    Hello everybody. This is the list of stuff I bought in Silk Market in 2010. D&G bag - 100 yen Keapling bag ¥ 60 A child tracksuit, a t-shirt and a nike shorts - 150 yen Adidas Adult tracksuit 100yen 2 nike t-shirts adult 100 yen Nike short for girl 60 yen 2 Belts 80 yen 3 Pants (Common Brands ...) 400 yen 4 shirts (Common brands) 380 yen...

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  • Wangfujing Street

    Beijing Shopping

    Wangfujing Street is a big shopping street with clothes, booksores, street food and other. This are is almost everytime crowded but as far as I visited it twice, I didn't saw many foreigners. And yes, people were asking to take pictures. MANY pitures with me... Dear page guests, please be ready, that in Beijing you should have a lot of cash....

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  • Hongqiao Market (Pearl Market)

    Beijing Shopping

    I thought of the three main market this one had the most shop keepers starting out with a reasonable price...... not like the silk market where they start of with some crazy price that no one would pay and you have to fight to get it anywhere near a real price... here I had shopkeepers say..... 30 rmb for a shirt... of course I still went down some...

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  • Cloisonne

    Beijing Shopping

    I also have this in my tourist traps since i am not into this stuff however for those who love this, the factory is the largest in the beijing area and when you go to a great wall tour whether group or private, all pass by here so you can get your chance to buy cloisonne and ceramics here. Cloisonne was invented by the Byzantine empire but it...

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  • Liulichang Antiques Street

    Beijing Shopping

    This street was refurbished as a kitsch pedestrian precinct in the 1980's. It was designed in the style of the qing era [1644-1911]. The homely shops are packed with crafts, calligraphy materials and effigies of Mao. most of the shops sell the same kind of things

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  • Xidan

    Beijing Shopping

    Sell books. whatever books you want to look for just go to Books building. If you can not find the book there, it is mean that you almost won't find the book anywhere. Publish meeting. Famous publisher always like publish their work there because it located in the centre of Beijing and beside Xidan shopping centre. It is seems publish work there...

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  • Panjiayuan Market

    Beijing Shopping

    A donde quiere que se lo llevemos ? La ventaja de este mercado es que a los extremos tienen especialistas que te pueden embalar y enviar todo lo que compres a cualquier lugar del mundo , así que ya no tienes disculpas Where do you want we carry it ? The advantage of this market is that at the ends of the market there are specialists that can wrap...

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  • Lai Tai - Lady Street

    Beijing Shopping

    The Ladie’s Street (nu3 ren2 jie1) is located near the Lufthansa business district. In here there are hundreds of stalls selling all fashions of women's clothes, shoes and jewelry. And a lot of stuff from Hong Kong and South Korea as well. If you want, you (lady/miss) can even get manicures and pedicures as well as massage and other beauty...

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  • Friendship Store

    Beijing Shopping

    My best buy in China was a waterproof winter jacket made of 90% duck down.It was a saving of hundreds of dollars compared to buying something similiar in australia.Although you must be carefull of the zippers and buttons which might not be of the best quality.

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  • Lufthansa Center

    Beijing Shopping

    My friend and I could not believe the extremely astronomical prices at the Lufthansa Center Department Store. We were looking for deals on clothing and electronics, but this is not the place to go as prices were at least 4 times what you would pay in the states! We had better luck in the smaller stores and shops further down Wang Fu Jing Avenue. ...

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  • Markets in Kashgar China

    Yang Bazaar Market and Eid Gah is very famous market of Kashgar, Xinjing, China. You can buy all type of clothes, blankets, Jewelry, Gifts, Music, Shoes, Toys, Flowers, Computer and Electronics, Books. You can find many small whole sale markets in Kashgar, China. You can also find Shuji Pipa Markets ( Mobile Markets ) in china. clothes, blankets,...

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  • Shopping enjoyment..

    Luohu commercial center :Shops and super markets : Shenzhen as a big city and high trade activities, enables you to find every thing , here every one can note the giant Commercial centers, like Luohu commercial center, DongMen shopping stores , and same many others , founded on modern creative patterns , solid infrastructure ,air conditioning...

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  • Chinese lantern

    Lantern is one of the most recognizable icon of China. You may see it in front of many houses, especially in Pingyao city. You may find it in souvenir shops. If you want to buy the most typical one, find a local non-touristic market.

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  • Be careful at the time of Bargaining

    These two market place ( Pearl and Silk Market ) is located in Beijing . Probably all tourist are know these two places which are very popular . These places are like a mall that has 5-6 floor. Each floor has contain different style. For ex: 1st flor in Pearl market is mostly electronics, second floor : shoes and bags. But I notice you about...

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  • Bargaining and negotiating

    Most Chinese street vendors and small shop owners expect customers to bargain with them. As a result, the price posted on goods can be as much as 3 times what you should pay. You will need to be patient, and go multiple rounds to get to the right price. Often, the shopkeeper will have a calculator, on which you and they will enter your suggested...

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  • Old Town Shanghai

    There are all sorts of shops in Old Town Shanghai's Yu Gardens Bazaar, most of which sell the usual tourist junk. However, we found a nice little art gallery where we purchased a beautiful horizontal wall hanging of Suzhou, the Venice of China. Sadly, I can't recall the name of the particular shop but Yu Gardens is hard to miss. There's lots of...

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  • Shopping in Guangzhou and Guilin

    I was in Guangzhou last year and back from Guilin two weeks ago.Guangzhou will have more to shop especially Shangxiajiu Road and nearby Renmin Road and most have price tag. Normally I haggled down 50% and if the items are price tagged they normally do not give you further discount unless you are buying a lot. I noticed in Shangxiajiu Road in...

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  • China's largest sportswear manufacturer

    Li-Ning Sports shops deal in good quality sportswear, sports shoes and other sports accessories which are said to be manufactured in the People's Republic of China. The Company (Li-Ning Sports Co Ltd) is the largest sportswear producer in China. Two shops dealing in Li-Ning sports apparels are located at Wangfujing Street in the heart of Beijing,...

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  • Bargaining in China

    Below is a link to a youtube video demonstrating how to bargain in China. It is a tongue in cheek demonstration. It starts off a little slow but shows some humor in bargining. I found this video on youtube, I'm not the one doing the bargining in the video. Tourist prices are very inflated in China. Many people believe they should offer1/2 the...

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  • World famous shoppers paradise!

    Najing Road (Nanjing Lu in Chinese) is the city of Shanghai's major thoroughfare with large modern shopping malls, old and new, traditional and specialty shops and upscale stores. It is one of the main shopping destinations in China and one of the busiest shopping streets in the world! Nanjing Lu is sometime known as the Oriental Paris. It is home...

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  • Pearl Market

    There are three floors which sell pearls at the Hongqiao Market. The gesture of the two salesladies attracted me to go inside the shop (others ask passers-by to enter their shops immediately). They could not speak English well so I managed to look around their shop without getting asked every minute (ha!). And then the owner came. Ms. Hong Fei...

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  • Nanjing Road

    Nanjing Road to Shanghai is what Wangfujing Street is to Beijing. It is the main shopping street of the city. It leads from the Bund to the People's Park. The part of the road near the Bund (Nanjing Road East) is open to traffic and has smaller shops. Further west the road becomes pedestrainised and home to the biggest department stores and...

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  • Wangfujing Street

    Located in the Dongcheng District of Beijing (a couple of blocks east of the north side of Tianamen Square) is arguably the most famous shopping street in China. Most of the road is completely pedestrianised, with Oriental Plaza at one end and Sun Dong An Plaza at the other. There are many interesting shops and department stores to have a browse...

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  • One dollar, one dollar!!

    US dollars welcome in China but be sure to bargainTwo of the things I buy when I travel are stamps and coins. Vendors on the streets in Beijing are everywhere, yelling out, “One dollar, one dollar.” Be sure and bargain. A man approached me with a lovely collection of stamps. He started out at ten dollars. I eventually purchased the collection for...

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  • Cheap Souvenir Shop

    About 5 minute walk south of Tianamen Square I came across a store where most items cost 2RMB. Also in this shop was a small tourist section with items costing slightly more. Here I picked up a small Terracotta Warrior for about a dollar as well as a few other things. The prices in this shop were more than 50% cheaper here than anywhere else I saw...

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  • First know what you want

    Good shopping in China is all about making intelligent choices *of course, based on your luck.Price and quality are two separate things in China. First and the foremost thing is that you should have a fair idea of the price of the item in your native country. Thenceforth, you have to consider the quality issues. Except for branded products, you...

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  • Silk Street in Beijing

    Silk Street Market Shopping Center is located at Silk Street in Central Business District in the heart of Beijing City. The shopping center was officially opened to the public in 2005. It is a seven storey shopping center with three basements. The shopping center has more than 1,700 retail shops and is one of the largest shopping centers in...

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  • Wangfujing Street in Beijing

    Wang Fujing Street in the heart of Beijing City is a lovely night spot - certainly one of the best night spots we have come across in Beijing! But beware of pickpockets! The street is very crowded at night.Shopping in this magnificent street can be considered a shopper's paradise. Many famous fashion wear and watches can be bought from this street...

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  • Hypermarkets too

    There are hypermarkets all over in Beijing including Wal-Mart.Carrefore is found all over in Beijing and China. No wonder there was an uproar and protest and calls of boycott when unfortunate events happened in Paris during the Olympics torch relay there. Shopping can be political.But when I went there, everything was forgotten or forgiven and it...

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  • Large Deparmental Mall

    All over Beijing, there are many modern shopping malls and large deparmental stores to shop in air conditioned environment and where the prices are fixed and so no need to challenge your bargaining skills so much. So ask your hotel concierge which one is the closest or easiest to get to by subway or taxi.Of course, there are different scales -...

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  • Shopping at the Great Wall

    When you are going up the slope to the Great Wall, in all the excitement and enthusiasm, you will see that many small souvenir stalls lining along the road. You could find some items like T-shirts declaring that you have climbed the Great Wall that will be hard to find back in Beijing but most souvenir will be higher priced and need bargaining...

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  • Chinese Silk

    Silk was a state secret that earn China much revenue and fame just like tea and"china" - Chinese porcelain. There are many old silk stores in downtown Beijing worth looking at. You can buy silk in meters of textile or various Chinese tailored made and ready dresses, shirts and coats. Silk is warm in winter and cool in the summer and imagine in...

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  • Postcards

    Bought many postcards while in China.It is sold at major tourist destinations, major bookstores, zoos, museums, and post offices as well as the coin/stamp market at Ma Dian.There are postcards in post offices which have preprinted stamps - 80 fen for local and 4.50 yuan for all countries overseas. You can add stamps if it is only 80...

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  • Chinese Dolls

    In the touristy areas like at Qianhai & Houhai Lakes area, there are many souvenir shops that sell Chinese dolls that are colorful and of different sizes.They can be the many different ethnic minorities with their unique traditional costumes. Or puppets in Beijing Opera outfits representing different characters of history, Chinese dieties and...

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  • Chairman Mao and revolutionary leaders

    Nothing is more Chinese than small statues, plates or cards displaying Chairman Mao Tze Dong and other revolutionary leaders and comrades during the Long March and formation of the People's Republic of China.Although you can get them in most souvenir shops, there are many flea markets that have stalls that specialize in them. They were made in...

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  • Chinese chopsticks

    Chopsticks is synomymous with China. Its use is widespread also in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and amongst the Chinese communities throughout Southeast Asia.There are many different designs. Note that for Japanese - the chopsticks are pointed and in South Korea - they are made with stainless steel for hygiene. What is best as souvenir, is that there...

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  • Olympics memorabilia and souvenir

    The Beijing Olympics main flagship store was located at the Wangfujing.Before the Olympics, it was already attracting many tourists and souvenir hunters. During and immediately after the Olympics, it was so crowded. Long queues to pay. Many shops all over in Beijing and major tourist destinations also sold Beijing 2008 Olympics stuff including...

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  • Buying Chinese ginseng

    There are many government licensed shops that sell the expensive and hard to get Chinese ginseng as welll as other health promoting exotic items.It is interesting to window shop and learn more as China has a long history of holistic as well as traditional medicine and a quest for exilir of longevity.At the same time, it is a matter of practicality...

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  • Chinese Tea

    Chinese Tea is a popular gift. Tea is a drink that promotes health and enjoyment.There are many different kinds and grades of tea and where it is grown, when it is picked and how it is processed. The price varies accordingly just like a bottle of wine.The common type of tea includes Oolong, Tie Guan Yin, Long Jing, Chrysanthenum, Da Bai, etc. In...

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  • Using credit/debit/ATM cards in China

    You should be aware that many US banks add an additional fee for foreign charges on a credit or debit card, something like 3 to 5%. They may also have a minimum fee like $10 to $25. You can call them and ask. However, CapitalOne does not charge (the last time I checked) the additional fee for their credit cards. This is not only for China but for...

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  • Defeat the 'Foreigner Price.'

    There are a large range of shops in China. Anywhere there is a tourist attraction especially, you will find people trying to sell you some sort of trinket. Souveneirs are great to have, so if you do not want to pay through the nose, make sure you bargain, no matter what store you go to.There are some shops that do not have bargaining. If you go to...

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  • Ladies chinese traditional dress

    Cheongsam is the term used in HongKong and maybe in Guangdong.Elsewhere in China it is called the QIPAO.Sorry I do not have any tailor to recommend, try several tailors to guage the fair price to pay.Regards. n/a n/a

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  • I GO FOR THE FOOD

    I get more excitement out of just trying to talk and eat from the street vendors. Occasionally I like to shop in the stores. I think it depends on the town or city. In Beijing I enjoyed the street vendors. I wish I knew the names ,only descriptions. I do remember eating a good share of cantople on the stick. Since it was a little warm outside in...

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  • Shopping Centre

    This shop is full of anything you could think of. My favorite bit of the shop is the food section.Yes I am greedy but I am so not fat.The best food there was the chicken dogs and Crispy duck.While I was over there I got a lot of things and I feel so lucky.My favorite things that I saw were the watches, they were so pretty.By Emma Anything

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  • SHOPPING in SHANGHAI

    Always bargain with the locals as the prices are usually 50% higher than it really is -and if you cannot blend in with the locals you are a target for the locals selling fake goods from a catalogue on the street

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