Shopping in China
In China, Shanghai is the most popular place to go when it comes to shopping. Shanghai is hailed as a “Shopping Paradise” and the “Oriental Paris.” That said, Propaganda Poster Art Centre carries unbeatable renditions of socialist realism, and Shokay sells beautiful knitwear from Tibet. The Small Small Museum is a shop with unique -- and very small -- gifts. The Old Town Gods Temple Antique Market has one-of-a-kind items you’ll treasure.
While in Beijing, the Maliandao Tea Market will boggle your mind. The Oriental Plaza has name brand clothing. The Cathay Bookshop sells art books on Chinese art, and Xidan Bookshop has a great English-language literature section in the basement. Go to Mega Mega Vintage in Beijing for retro clothing.
In Nanjing, between Beijing and Shanghai, it’s fun to visit the Chaotian Gong antique market and hunt for unique bargains. Prepare to haggle. This market is in the courtyard of a Confucian temple.blog comments powered by Disqus
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