Shopping in Guilin is quite different from shopping in big cities such as Beijing and Shanghai. There are many kinds of specialities in Guilin.
What to buy
Sanhua Liquor, Chilli Sause and Bean curd are called Three Treasures of Guilin. They are famous local specialities.
Nanmu is used to make the skeleton of the fans. The painting is painted by hand on the paper or silk. The paintings on the fans are usually flowers and trees.
Where to shop in Guilin
Zhengyang Pedestrian Street
Zhengyang Pedestrian Street is a very famous commerical street. It may be the busiest area in Guilin. There are many stores of clothes, shoes and other goods as well as restraurants, hair salons etc.
Guilin Niko Niko Do Plaza
It is a Sino-Japanese shopping mall that sells varies products from food, clothes to jewelries and household appliances etc. Local people like to go to this mall.
Transportation: Take No.1,3,14,21,25,28,30,89,203 Bus and get off at Shizijie Stop.
Little Hong Kong
Little Hong Kong is an underground shopping market which is located near the center square. It sells plenty of goods and the price of the products is negotiable.
Xichenglu Pedestrian Street
If you would like to have a taste of local snacks, try this street. There are restaurants and food vendors along the street.