Shopping in Shanghai
What kinds of travel souvenirs should I take to my friend? Which specialties are only sold in Shanghai? Where can I shop in Shanghai? How can I take a look at the present Shanghai? Shopping in Shanghai is a very interesting thing because you may not only shop for goods but also shop for a feeling of modern time. Walking in the clean and convenient malls such as Nanjing Road and Xintiandi, you will find young and delighted. Information about specialties and commercial centers in Shanghai can be found in this page. Top China Travel helps you spend a joyful shopping day in Shanghai.
What to Buy in Shanghai
Where to Buy in Shanghai
Huaihai Road is located near People Square in Shanghai. It is one of the most busiest commercial street in Shanghai. It is regarded as the most beautiful and modernest street in Shanghai. You can find many world famous brands along this road. It is regarded as the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in Paris or the fifth Avenue in New York.
Yuyuan Market is a old street near Yuyuan Garden. Most of the architecture here keeps the characteristics of the buildings in Ming and Qing Dynasties, which makes it full of ancient atmosphere. Along the street, there are gold jewelry stores, restaurants, medicine stores, arts and crafts shops, department stores, etc. It is an attractive site to try out some of the local snacks, do some shopping, and witness what the local Shanghai resident's life is.
Xujiahui Shopping District is a shopping paradise in Shanghai. Here homes many department stores, including Guanghui Henglong Plaza, Meiluo City, Taipingyang Department, Dong Fanf Plaza, Zhengda Plaza (where homes many luxury brands), etc.
The New Shanghai Commercial Center is one of shopping paradises in Shanhgai. It aims at medium and high-end consumer groups. Here is home to many large shopping malls and department stores. It is a service center that combines shopping, business, finance, catering, entertainment into a whole.
Fuzhou Road in Shanghai is near to Nanjing Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street and People Shopping Square within walking distance. There are many large book stores along the road. Also you can find a lot of local restaurant to taste local snacks.
Dongtai Road is a famous antique market in Shanghai, where you can find all kinds of antique crafts, including ceramics, bronze wares, jade wares, bamboo wares, wood wares, four treasures for scholors (writing brushes, ink sticks, paper and inkstones), calligraphy and painting, etc. It is a must go place to those who are interested in collections.