Pearls, fish, cloth, you name it! Here are 5 Shanghai Markets you’ll want to visit.
1. Pearl Circles, Wholesale Pearl and Stone Market
Description: This place has every pearl you’d ever need or want. Seawater, freshwater, crystals, this place has it all. Great place to grab a quick gift for a friend or loved one after a successful trip to Shanghai.
Address: First Asia Jewelry Plaza, 3rd floor, 288 Fuyou Lu
2. Shanghai Shiliu Puhong Qixiang Cloth Market
Description: A market full of fabric and cloth. Everything from silk, to wool, to linen. It’s a heaven for craft lovers.
Address: 168 Dongmen Road, not far from Yuyuan Garden
3. Flower, Bird, Fish and Insect Market
Description: Need a new pet? Or maybe a few crickets to feed your pet frog? Here’s a place as unusual as it is amusing.
Address: Tibet Road at Fuxing Road
4. Caojiadu Flower Market
Description: Considering the prominence of flowers in Chinese culture, this market’s a must-see for many. Take your significant other here for a relaxing stroll and you’ll earn some major brownie points.
Address: 1148 Changshou Road, near Wanhangdu Road
5. Tianshan Tea Market
Description: All the tea in China! Well, maybe not all of it, but this market’s still a must for all you avid tea drinkers. Emerge yourself in the wide variety of local Chinese teas. And don’t hesitate to ask for a sample!
Address: Zhongshan Xi Road #520