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Best 05 Places to Go Shopping

Shopping is an integral aspect of any holiday. This article will deal with the best 05 places to go shopping in China; a land of exotic wonders and goodies to satisfy the appetite of all shopaholics.


Wangfujin Street

Located in Beijing, a north china city Wangfujin is one of the country's most popular shopping streets. The place is a hub of activity and offers one a relaxing ambiance to spend a day at. Wander around the streets dotted with food kiosks and sunny cafes; especially in the summer months this street is where you will find yourself watching the crowds while nursing a cold beer. Wangfujin is a serious shopping district and you are treated to Chinese painting stores, souvenir shops and of course the huge department stores.


Chunxi Road

Located within the Sichuan Province in southwest China; Chunxi Road is where all shopping malls of Chengdu are located. Browse the endless branded goods stores, chic boutiques, huge department stores, large malls and local supermarkets. Chunxi is also home to a number of restaurants making this locale the best place for foodies to try the delicious local snacks. If you are already hankering for a shopping spree in China there are Sri Lanka travel agents who will readily organise a shopping tour to China. If you want the best experience make sure to book with a reputed travel agency to avoid shortfalls and disappointments; Jetwing Holidays for instance offer China tours to Beijing and shanghai.


Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street

Located within the Guangdong Province of south China; Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street is home to over 300 retail shops spread along the 1200 metre length of the road. The shops offer new and old brands as well as lovely little tea houses and cafes for a relaxing break. You will find the architecture along the street quite absorbing; the ancient building facades display vintage Lingnan architectural stylings which reflect back to traditional south Chinese culture.


Barkhor Street

Located in Southwest China in the Tibetan pilgrimage region this street is in the centre of Lhasa next to the famous Jokhang Temple. Barkhor was previously known as a 'saint road' by the devout Tibetans. Today it is a shopping centre set amidst the backdrop of ancient Tibetan architecture. This market is a great place for picking up authentic Tibetan souvenirs while observing the ancient Tibetan religious rites still practised there.


Central Avenue

Central Avenue is located in Harbin a city found in the north-eastern Heilongjiang Province of China. This beautiful cobblestone street is completely pedestrianised and boasts beautiful architecture in its buildings, dating back to the Russian era. Central Street is part of an ancient Russian Town constructed almost 110 years ago. There are many shops there selling Russian products as well as local supermarkets and some lovely international and local restaurants for enjoying a delicious meal.