Shopping in Hangzhou

(Hangzhou Shopping Guide)

Hangzhou, a Chinese Southern City offers a superb collection of local crafts, rare arts and other souvenirs. Hangzhou Silk, Hangzhou Embroidery, West Lake Silk Umbrellas, Tianzhu Bamboo Chopsticks, as well as White Chrysanthemum Tea and world-famous Longjing Tea are typical Hangzhou specialties and souvenirs. Hangzhou has a great outdoor silk market called the China Silk City (Zhongguo Sichou Cheng) on Fengqi Lu that runs for two blocks. If you are looking for something indoors and without the stress of bargaining, explore stores like the Hangzhou Friendship Store or the shops along Jiefang Road or Yan'an Road. 

Shopping Areas in Hangzhou

(I) Hangzhou Markets

Hangzhou Silk City

Location: It is located at No.253 Xinhua Road (at the intersection of Fengqi Road, Tiyuchang Road, and Xinhua Road) Bus No.11 and 28 available to arrive there..

It is the best place for purchasing silk and the biggest silk wholesale and retail market in China with more than 600 silk enterprises dealing in a wide variety of pure silk fabrics, garments, handicraft articles, scarves, and ties. The shoppers there not only do business on the mainland, but also export their silk products to Europe, America, Australia, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan. The market is distinguished as offering standardized management, reliable quality, and reasonable prices.

Meijiawu Village in Hangzhou

Location: in West Lake District

Enjoying a famous long history, Hangzhou Longjing Tea (Dragon Well Tea) is famous for its unique green color, fragrant aroma, sweet taste, and flat appearance, also regarded as a health elixir. If you are interested in tea culture and history, here is the ideal spot where you can watch a tea ceremony, and select tea under professional guidance. 

Qinghefang Street

It is one of the most famous historic streets in Hangzhou, Most preserved buildings are from the Ming and Qing dynasties. Strolling on this street, you will be attracted by the antique buildings and local crafts, such as silk parasols, brocades, noted Zhang Xiaoquan scissors and Hangzhou fans. 

Yanan Road

Location: Bordering Wulin Square.  

A three-thousand-meter-long road, it is said to be the Number One Street in Hangzhou and the city's commercial center. Along the road are included the grand buildings of the Zhejiang Provincial Great Hall of the People, Hangzhou Culture Center, Victory Theatre, International Mansion, Hangzhou Department Store, Hangzhou Grand Hotel, and Haifeng Western Restaurant. 

Wulin Square in Hangzhou

Location: In the north end of Yanan Road

It is a new center of culture and commerce where towers and skyscrapers are springing up, including Hangzhou Telecom Building, Zhejiang Provincial Exhibition Hall, Hangzhou Shopping Center, Hangzhou Theatre, and Zhejiang Provincial Science and Technology Museum. 

Hangzhou Wulin Road Shopping Center

Location: Wulin Road

It is a shopping paradise in the downtown area and one of the fashionable centers featuring hundreds of shops and departments selling ladies' wear in various brands and styles. 

Hangzhou Sijiqing Clothing Market

Location: Hanghai Road of Hangzhou.

The market is one of the most influential clothing wholesale and circulation markets in China. With a large variety of reasonably priced brand name clothes the market has been popular among customers for many years. More than 80% of the clothes here are sold wholesale. Possessing good outlets, the Sijiqing Clothing Market is the source for clothes sold in the markets of Southeast Asia, Europe and even America 


(II) Supermarkets in Hangzhou

Metro Supermarket
No. 355 East Genshan Road

Carrefour Supermarket
No.135 Yanan Road

Jia You Supermarket
No. 86 Qingchun Road
No. 333 Fuchun Road
No. 58 East Qingchun Road

Wanjiafu Supermarket
No.38 Qingchun Road
No.64 Wangjiang Road
No.38 Xintang Road
No.2 Shuangling Road


(III) Shopping Malls in Hangzhou

Intime (Yintai) Department Store

No. 530, Yanan Road 

Hangzhou Department Store Mansion
No. 260, yanan Road 

Hangzhou Tower Shopping Center

No. 1, Wulin Square 

Yuanhua Plaza

Near to Hubin Yi (First) Park



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