Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Streets 上下九步行街
Best know for its low prices and trendy clothes. Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street is one of the three major shopping streets in Guangzhou. The street starts from Shangjiu St. westwards through Xiajiu St. to Dishifu St. The street is lined with about 250 shops, mainly of garments, shoes and food, restaurants and malls including Heling's Shoes & Hats, Guangzhou Department Store, Xingping Tailoring and Hualin Jade and Jewelry Market, Guangzhou Restaurant, Taotao Ju, Lianxiang Lou, Qingping Restaurant, Wenchang-chicken, Huangshanghuang Sausage, Nanxin Dessert, Yins Canteen and Quxiang Cakes. Most of these shops are historic buildings that render to the culture of the area.
There are a few modern commercial additions such as Liwan Plaza, at the eastern end of Xiajiu St.; however, most of the stores sell shoes, underwear, jades, crystal, AV items, snacks and so forth. Other malls like Dongji (for youngsters), Minghui, Cyber and Qiancai scatter around west to Liwan Plaza.
Places: Guangzhou Department Store for Women and Children; Xingping Tailoring.
Zhongshan Wu Lu- Beijing Lu中山五路-北京路
It is a frenzied shopping matrix in the city center, with Beijing Lu as its center. Pedestrianized and open from around 10 AM until 10 PM, this is where youth buy sensible, mid-range Hong Kong clothes and increasingly gaudy local brands. Noise and fun, here is lined with cheap food stalls, cafés, and fast-food chains like KFC and McDonald's. The area is the home for mid-size and large shopping centers like Xindaxin and Grandbuy. You can also find several theme bookstores, Changjiang Musical Instruments Store, Sanduoxuan and Jiya-zhai Studios, and a photo studio in the area.
Places: Grandbuy (Guangzhou Merchandise) Department Store; Xindaxin Department Store; Mayflower Plaza.
Tianhe Rd.-Tianhe Nan Yi Rd for Modern Vogue 天河路-天河南一路
Grandview and Teem is the top largest shopping malls in the city and Grandview even the No.1 in South East Asia. A menagerie of stylish apparels, shoes, jewelries, watches, food, furniture, home items, mobile phones and so on attract tens of thousands people everyday.
You can spend hours and hours shopping for that special gift here. Between Teem and Grandview is Hongcheng Plaza, there is a similar modern mall with relatively lower prices.
Near Tianhe Nan Yi Rd., in the south and further into the roadside Liuyun Circle, you can find little shops of original wears and home items, chocolates workshops, cafes and bars in the tree-shaded communities. North to the Teem Plaza stands the seven-floor Guangzhou Book Center, the biggest of its kind in Guangzhou.
Places: Team Plaza; Grandview Mall; Hongcheng Plaza; Guangzhou Book Center.
Hualin Jadeware Street 华林寺玉器一条街
Located on Xia Jiu Lu, Hualin Jadeware Street specializes mainly jade and jewelry processing for retail and wholesale. Since the Qing Dynasty, Hualin Jadeware Street has been famed Jadeware Fair. At present, hundreds of jadeware stores are found here. Many of the jade items are made from jade imported from Myanmar and Yunnan Province.
Wende Cultural Shopping Street 文德文化商业
Wende Calligraphy and Painting Street is known as 'Guangzhou Gallery', and often called “The first cultural street in Guangzhou”. This road is lined with 300 shops specializing in cultural goods, including some large emporiums for business of high-grade curio, calligraphy, painting and the ‘Four Treasures of Study’.
Jiangnan Dadao: Wedding Dresses Street 江南大道：婚纱一条街
"Wedding dresses Street", located at the northern end of Jiangnandadao road, is the biggest retail area of wedding dresses in Guangdong province. Originally established in the 1980s, the area was once one of two overseas Chinese roads in Guangzhou. Overseas Chinese living there could contact with the outside world frequently, with some turning their own gardens and lawns into wedding dress shops. In the very beginning, these shops were no more than manual potteries, with a business at the front and a factory in the backyard. Now, more and more people come here for wedding dresses. As a result, dress styles have become more and more diverse and some famous than Hong Kong, Taiwan.
Nonglinxia Rd. & Shuqian St. for bourgeois Leisure 农林下路- 署前路
A little less crowded than other shopping districts. Nonglinxia is within walking distance to Shangxiajiu and Beijing streets. Many designers' outlets of garments and shoes stores sell the new trends in Guangzhou. The area is the home of Guangzhou’s Wangfujing Department Store. This area is great for finding North China goods. Across Zhongshan-Er Rd. into Shuqian St., you can find Dongshan Department Store, a reputed old shopping place.
Places: Wangfujing Department Store; Dongshan Department Store.
Mouse Street 老鼠街
Mouse Street (Lao Shu Jie), also known as "Women's Street" (Nu Ren Jie) and is where Guangzhou's modern women shop till they drop. Hundreds of boutiques sell locally produced garments and accessories, Japanese-brand clothes, shoes, and accessories. Definitely cheaper than Beijing Road, but more crowded. Bargaining is essential. Open 10-6.
Add: North of China Plaza, Hong Shan Lu, Guangzhou
Top-notched Trojan Bei - Huanshi Dong Intersection 淘金北与环市东路口
This "Golden Triangle" is known for its top-notch profile and quality. Friendship Department Store, Nan fang International Shopping Mall and La Parle Plaza, which lie in the Huanshi-dong COD. The area is also full of office buildings, hi-end hotels and communities where many foreigners and rich or powerful Chinese live. They boast premium luxury merchandise at Western prices.
Zhongshan San Lu 中山三路
Originally, it was a mobile-phone haven, now it is one of the largest shopping districts on Zhongshan-4 Road, which is east to Beijing Lu. China Plaza sells furniture, apparel, accessories and home décor. Many of them are original and up-to-date while some are local designers' signature works. Located in the area, is the famous Japanese Department – JUSCO, which offers great selection of goods.
Its basement leads to the underground Update Mall, which is the biggest and subway mall in China. The mall expands to the Linguini station and is jammed packed with fashionable brands, Salon and cosmetics.
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Guanzhou Baiyun Leather World Trade Centre(广州白云世界贸易中心) is a good place for shopping,too ! here is the biggest market for leather wholesale in China,everyday millions of people come here for puchase or wholesale from the world. So here is very busy ! You can get any leather product you want here .but if you want to get the world brand copy,you need speacial people to take you to speacial office to get! Don't worry,I do leather wholesale business here ,including the world brand copy .if you want ,I can help you
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