Mix up of old China and modern a city. Absolutely fantastic to visit if you share a fulltime english speaking guide
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Combine a visit to the market with a stroll around ShaMian Island which is just across the road (a small matter of about 20 lanes of traffic). Metro station HuangSha (junction of lines 6 and 1) is next to the market. The station is part...More
Go visit, if you are nearby, but it is not worth travelling here from the other side of the city. We visited around sunset and found only a few shops selling traditional medicines. I'm not sure if there are more during the daytime. I wouldn't...More
This is why the Europeans came. This is a place with bustling little old alleys behind every old world commercial facade. Step in and have a wander.
Aug 2016, again this is one of the largest medicine market in China. You can find bags and bags of different refreshing herbs and minced tablets too. Our favourite one is the Golgi Berries because we use it all the kind in stews and soups,...More
If you know Chinese traditional herbs and medicine, you will enjoy this place more. There are loads and loads of shops selling in bulk and they do sell to individuals in a small scale. They are friendly people and don't chase you away for buying...More
This market is gigantic and hence you will see many products that are the same. Nonetheless, the atmosphere was well worth a visit and exploring the alleys deep inside the market was incredibly interesting. The products themselves are less attractive but overall my friends and...More
This market is one of China's largest and most famous market. On sale are medicines, spices, dried seafood, grains, meat and live animals.
They have a large variety of herbs from all over china. Each one claims that theirs is the organic variety.
You can neither study the traditional medicine here, nor understand even the basic principles of it, but this place is nevertheless very picturesque and worth visiting