Fuzhou's department stores are vast and various: ranging from the high-end and the swanky to the bargain basement. The city boasts many luxury department stores, such as Rainbow Department Store, Oriental Department Store and Ocean Grand Department store, which are always good for a splurge or a window-shop. These stores all feature popular international brands and other high quality goods that are great for gifts, especially during holiday sales. Meanwhile, Baolong City Plaza and Yonghui Supermarket are Fuzhou's more budget-friendly shopping options, great for picking up every-day goods.
Baolong City Mall. Photo: aqvz.cn
1) Rainbow Department Store View In Map
Rainbow Department Store (天虹百货), located in Wanxiang City, spans over 46,000 square meters and is sure to fulfill any basic shopping desire. There is a supermarket on the basement level along with business supplies, household items, daily necessities, books and small appliances. The first floor holds cosmetics, jewelry, watches and select imported food. On the second floor, shoppers can browses women's clothing, underwear and bags while the third floor houses men's clothing, bags and sports equipment. Rainbow Department Store is fairly upscale, the prices will not be especially cheap; however the store is always worth a look for sales and good quality items.
Add: inside Wangxiang City, 378 Gongye Lu, Taijiang District, Fuzhou (near Baolong Chengshi Guangchang)
Tel: 591 2285 0122; 2285 0133
Operating hours: 09:30-22:00 (department store), 08:00-22:00 (supermarket)
Getting there: Take bus No. 4, 10, 18, 61, 87, 122, 125, 311, 513 to Wanxiang Cheng (万象城)
2) Oriental Plaza Mall View In Map
One of the largest malls in Fuzhou, the upscale Oriental Plaza Mall (东方百货购物中心) has a vast array of designer and boutique stores. The mall features popular brands such as MaxMara, Boss, Bally, Dunhill, Rolex, Tudor, Swarovski, Polo, Lancel and Ecco. The Polo store is particularly large and has an impressive sale section. Be sure to check it out at the end of the season for some great deals!
Add: Lijia Da Guangchang, 8 Yangqiao Dong Lu, Gulou District, Fuzhou
Tel: 591 8761 7666
Operating hours: 09:30-22:00 (Mon-Thu), 09:00-22:30 (Fri-Sun)
Getting there: Take bus No. 1, 18, 27, 55, 80, 118, 301 to Shuangpaoqiao at Dongfang Baihou) (双抛桥-东方百货)
3) Grand Ocean Department StoreView In Map
There are three Grand Ocean Department Store branches in Fuzhou. Our favorite one is the Grand Ocean Department Store - Dong Jie Branch (大洋百货-东街店). The other two stores are the Grand Ocean Store (大洋天地店) in the Super Brand Mall (正大广场) and the Wushan Store (乌山店) in Guanya Plaza (冠亚广场). This multi-storied department store is a bit pricey but is a great place to find quality foods in Fuzhou. There is also a great selection of sporting goods on the 6th floor and the 8th floor houses various restaurants that are quite popular with the locals. The mall generally holds many sales and promotions during holidays, so be sure to check back around then to find some deals.
Add: 133 Bayiqi Bei Jie, Gulou District, Fuzhou
Tel: 591 8831 8888
Operating hours: 09:00-22:00
Getting there: Take bus No. 1, 2, 8, 20, 101, 117, k1 to Nanjie-Dayang Baihuo (南街-大洋百货)
4) Baolong City Plaza View In Map
In addition to featuring many of the same popular brands and stores as the above places, Baolong City Plaza (宝龙城市广场) packs a few extra surprises into its two underground levels namely, Baolong Anime City (a dragon themed amusement park), a giant underwear and lingerie store and an ice skating rink. The mall also houses a four-story Xinhua Department Store, a Guomei electronics store, and a two-story Carrefour supermarket. The fifth floor features the Fuzhou Jinyi International Cinema, perfect for siting back and catching a movie after a full day of shopping.
Add: Baolong Chengshi Guangchang, 193 Gongye Lu, Taijiang District, Fuzhou (near Wanxiang City)
Tel: 591 8382 2551
Operating hours: 10:00-22:00 (Mon-Thu), 10:00-22:30 (Fri-Sun)
Getting there: Take bus No. 4, 7, 10, 14, 27, 33, 38, 39, 41, 82, 87, 89, 93, 112, 113, 202路夜班, 311, 313 to Baolong Chengshi Guangchang (宝龙城市广场)
5) Yonghui Supermarket - Huida Branch View In Map
The Huida branch of Yonghui Supermarket (永辉超市-汇达店) is one of the largest and best places in Fuzhou for "buying the basics". The first floor features a ton of fresh fruit and vegetables, as well as many mark-downs and bargains. The second floor is a department store with reasonable prices on various goods. This market is very popular and is normally quite crowded during weekends (check-out lines get ridiculously long), so it's best to come during the week to avoid the huge crowds.
Add: Huida Guangchang, 118 Liuyi Nan Lu, Cangshan District, Fuzhou
Tel: 591 8348 5979
Opening Hours 07:30-22:00
Getting there: Take bus No. 1, 2, 12, 17, 25, 30, 31, 85, 101, 115, 126, 163, 201夜, 301, 307, 309, 515 to Huida Guangchang (汇达广场站)
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