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Hangzhou Shopping

 

 

Hangzhou Shopping

 

Hong Kong is a shopping paradise for tourist from around the world, while in Hangzhou is a perfect place if you want to get more accounts of commercial products. If you are on a shopping spree and wish to splurge your money on all those exquisite crafts, local hand made products and souvenirs, then this city has everything to offer. Besides the local specialties like Xihu lotus root starch, silk umbrella and Dragon Well (Longjing) tea, more and more fashionable goods are sprouting out in commercial centers like Hangzhou Silk City and attracting those visitors who follow the latest fashion tides.

 

Markets in Hangzhou mainly concentrate upon Wulin commercial circle and Hubin commercial circle, harboring major shopping centers like Hangzhou Mansion Shopping Mall, Intime Department Store and Xihu Times Square.
 
Recommended places for shopping
Hangzhou Hefang Street
As one of the most ancient and historic streets in Hangzhou, Hefang Street, to a large extent, reflects the social and cultural outlooks of the late Qing and early Ming dynasty. The folk culture of architecture, commerce and pharmaceutical industry manifested has been an essential component when Xihu was declared as world's historical and cultural heritage.
 
Wulin Road
Wulin Road is one of the unique and distinguishing centers gathering numerous special cuisines as well as fashionable clothes. Regarded as “gathering place of Hangzhou lady costume”, this street is widely known and its fame spreads far.
Yan’an Road Commercial Street
As the most thriving and sparkling commercial center in Hangzhou, Yan’an Road is supposed to represent a microcosm of Hangzhou economy. New stores and catering places are springing up, adding more vitality to this city.
 
Costume Markets 
Sijiqing Clothing Market, one of the most influential clothing wholesale and circulation markets, similar with the Textile City in Shanghai 
Wulin Road women costume street, a shopping paradise crowded with women’s dresses in various brands and styles.