Guangzhou is a shopping paradise in Southern China, especially for cheap clothing, jewelry, and electric products. There are quite a few Guangzhou shopping places for you to enjoy your shopping time at night, such as Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street, Beijing Road Pedestrian Street, Taikoo Hui, etc.
1. Taikoo Hui Shopping Center
Taikoo Hui is a beautiful mall to walk around and do window shopping. There is a wide variety of choices at the food court. Definitely a must-visit place during your stay in Guangzhou. More than 180 well-known brands are gathered here. They are presented one by one from top-ranking global brands, fashion brands at home and abroad, household necessities, and delicate delicacies. Among them 70% are international brands, 30% are domestic brands and more than 70 percent are first stationed in Guangzhou. Many well known international brand set flagship store or concept stores here.
Address: No.383 Tianhe Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou 510620, China
2. Beijing Road Pedestrian Street
Beijing Road is a pedestrian street and one of the best Guangzhou shopping places where stores are generally open from 9:00 to 22:00. Beijing Road is a busy place with shoppers packing along both sides of the road, and an array of dazzling neon lights. Beijing Road has been one of the major commercial streets in Guangzhou.
There are some well preserved ancient stone roads of Song and Yuan Dynasties from 11th to 14th centuries. Many business stores, shopping malls, flavor snacks, and delicacy plaza can be found here. Some famous brand clothing stores are gathered here so that you don’t waste time going from shop to shop.
There are a few well preserved ancient stone roads of Song and Yuan Dynasties from 11th to 14th centuries. There are many different business stores, shopping malls, flavor snacks, and delicacy plaza. Many famous brand clothing stores gather together so that you can shop one by one without wasting time.
How to go there: take Metro Line 1 or 2, get off at Gongyuan Qian Stop, get out through Exit C and walk straight for 2 blocks.
3. Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street
Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street is a vivid display of traditional Cantonese architecture, Lingnan dietary culture and Lingnan folk customs.
It is especially pretty at night when the lights are on. Prices here are generally not as high as in Beijing Road but be well-prepared to solicit a bargain.
Remember to visit Liwan Plaza located at no. 9th of Dexing Road which is at the east end of the street. You could find a large selection of crystal there.
It is the first pedestrian mall in Guangzhou that got approved by the ministry of commerce of China. The daily traffic could reach 600 thousand person-times.
Also, there are a number of old famous stores, such as the Guangzhou Garment Store, Qingping traditional Chinese medicine market, and Dalu Clock and Watch Store, Huangsha Agricultural Products Market.
Address: Shangxiajiu Street, Liwan District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China
What to buy: Local snacks, Guangzhou clothes, jewelry
4. Tee Mall
Tee Mall is a large-scale and integrated shopping center in Guangzhou. It is considered as “China’s No.1 mall”. The mall is a combination of shopping, sightseeing, food, entertainment facilities, leisure activities, exhibition, etc.
Address: #208 Tianhe Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China
How to get there: take Subway Line 1 to Tianhe South (Nan) Station, then walk there.
5. Hualin Jade Market
Hualin Jade Market mainly deals with retail, wholesale of jade and jewelry processing. It is said that the history can be traced back to the early Qing Dynasty. At present, there are hundreds of jade ware stores here.
The market covers a total area of 10,000 square meters and the vast majority of Guangzhou’s jade traders are in this area. With an annual turnover more than RMB100 million, the market accounts for over 90% of the cities jade sales. Here, one can find not only small and cheap jade items but also costly rings, bangles, pendants and sculptures.