Shopping in Dalian
Dalian is a modern city,
and the shopping here is of high standard. There are many traditional items that can be purchased here,
as well as many modern and fashionable clothes. For antiques or gifts, handicrafts,
glassware, embroidery work and shell carving can all be found and are popular
to the locals and visitors. Dalian is also a fashion Mecca, the craze for
the newest and most trendy styles culminating in the International Fashion
Festival that is a celebration of traditional Chinese clothing, and an
assortment of garments – e.g. some nice silk clothing - can be purchased
here. Tourists visiting Dalian may
consider to buy from the selection of Clothes;
Seafood such as sea cucumber, abalone, scallop, prawn,
mussel and oyster; Fruits such as cherries, peaches and grapes grown here are
also popular in the northern part of China; Artworks such as
shell carving artworks, hanging paintings, screens, lamps and ornaments.
Embroidery and glasses ornament product are also popular choices.
Dalian Shopping Places
Location: It is in the downtown area close to
Dalian Railway Station.
Qingniwan area is a commercial landmark of the city
and a popular tourist destination. With such a prime location in front the railway
station, a group of large shops and malls make this area the busiest shopping
center in the city. Qiulin Women
Shop and Dalian Shopping Center are two main choices in this area.
Tianjin Walking Street
Location: It is situated Tianjin jie, north of
Zhongshan Square and east to Shengli (Victory) Square. You can take Tourist Bus 801 (B) and
901 from the railway station to get here.
This was a century-old shopping street with
numerous shops and stalls. In
recently years, the government turned it into an extravagant European style
shopping area with all sorts of well-known brands housed in a great number of
skyscrapers. The high-end shopping building, Friendship Shopping City is
located in this street.
Xi'an Lu (Road)
Location: In the western part of the city.
This is a popular choice for locals with many
supermarkets including Carrefour, Parkson, Wal Mart and other domestic retail
Russian Custom Street:
Russian shops in Dalian
Location: Russian Custom Street, Dalian, near the Train Station.
This street has lots of shops
with signs in Russian, including some restaurants as well. An interesting fact to know as Dalian
was a Russian protectorate until the mid 1900's.
Xin Ma Te Shopping Center
Location: Locates in downtown Dalian, Qing Ni Wa Bridge.
Xin Ma Te shopping
center is an integrative and new shopping center in Dalian, which attracts
hundreds of people every day.
Shengli Square Shopping Center
Location: No. 28, Shengli (Victory) Square.
Situated in the busy shopping area.
This shopping center has a
collection of fashionable woman dresses, children's commodities, sportswear and
men's suits. It is a must for
Qiulin Woman's Shop
Location: No. 108, Zhongshan Lu in the busy shopping area of Qingniwanqiao.
The building offers a selection of woman's
merchandise including jewelry, cosmetics, women's clothes and bags.
Xianshi Qiulin Mansion
Location: No. 18, Jiefang Lu.
The 5th floor sells children's commodities and
Friendship Shopping City in Dalian
Location: No. 8, Renmin Lu, Zhongshan District,
near Zhongshan Square.
This former Friendship Store during China's planned
economy period has a special place in the hearts of people in Dalian. You will find all sorts of famous
fashion brands from all over the world.
Location: Underground to 6th floor in Int’l
Commerce and Trade Center.
This is a Sino-Japanese joint venture retail center
with Japanese home appliances, electronic and photographic products. There is a dining street near the
market offering western and Japanese style snacks.
Location: No. 22-238, Xi'an Lu, Shahekou District,
at the intersection of Huanghe Lu.
Located in the bustling Xi'an Lu in the western
part of the city, this shopping center has good quality merchandise at competing
prices - especially food.
Location: Close to Parkson at the intersection of Huanghe Lu and Xi'an Lu,
A French supermarket chain opened in
Location: Underground of the Olympic Square at No. 2, Olympic Square, Xigang
Location: No. 160, Tianjin Jie.
It offers and is selling all kinds of seafood and
specialties. The clothing section
provides a complete set of services to cater for the elderly.
New-Mart Shopping Mall
Location: Qingniwan area.
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