As one of China's key export centres, Guangzhou boasts unparalleled shopping opportunities for made-in-China goods. Whether you are looking to purchase inexpensive electronics, clothing, toys or Chinese tea, you are sure to catch a deal in one of the city's countless markets, shopping malls and commercial streets.
Beijing Road – A convenient pedestrian shopping street populated by both locals and tourists especially on weekends. Some 140 stores offer various goods from clothes to jewellery, leather accessories and books on this half a kilometre road.
Haizhu Wholesale Market – Bargain for kitschy toys, home decor, hair accessories and other knick-knacks among locals and wholesale buyers in this massive flea and souvenir market.
Qingping Market – A notorious food market for dare devils and adventurous eaters. Here you can find anything from Chinese medicinal herbs to dried sea creatures and taboo cuisine. Not for the faint of heart!
Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Road – The essence of Guangzhou architecture, shopping and eating. This buzzling pedestrian street stretches over a kilometre and is lined with old buildings, shops and food stalls for every taste imaginable.
Tianhe Teemall – A large, international one-stop destination for shopping, eating, entertainment and more. Here you'll find thousands of brands, many of them well-known Western chains.