Nanning Shopping & Nightlife


Nanning has various local products ranging from fruits to handicrafts to traditional medicines. Lychee, banana, pineapple and mango are the most productive fruits, thus quite cheap. Yangmei Ancient Town on the outskirts of the city has three treasures that are popular with tourists: preserved salted vegetable, fermented bean and ground rice cake. Bulbus-fritilariae Lemon Plum is another traditional local snack.

Leather products are varied and exquisite. Handbags, luggage cases, waistbands and shoes are easily found in the city. Zhuang Jin making (Brocade of Zhuang ethnic minority group) has a long history and is the most traditional and symbolic tourist souvenir of Guangxi Province. The glittering arrays of golden and silver ornaments are also good choices. In addition, Radix Isatidis, a kind of medicine that can cure cold and faucitis, is mainly produced in Nanning.

Shopping Places

Chao Yang Lu (Changyang Rd.) is the main shopping street of the city. There are many modern and comprehensive malls and supermarkets such as Nanning Department Mall, Diamond Square, and Wal-Mart Supermarket.

Xing Ning Jie (Xingning Rd.) is where tourists can find various golden ornaments with relatively low prices.

Xi Guan Lu (Xiguan Rd.) is one of the city's night markets where hawkers sell cheap clothes, cosmetics and dolls.

Yuan Hu Lu (Yuanhu Rd. in its northern part) is a market of flowers, bonsais, birds, fish and other pets.

Fu Ye Tian Di Tourist Souvenirs Market is located in the underground square in front of the local railway station.

ADMIRAL CITY is a big modern shopping mall situated at No. 131, Minzu Avenue in the east of the city. Opposite of the Nanning Exhibition Center,  it includes several brand shops, a food court, WALMART, restaurants with nice terraces where you can eat outside. Buslines to there: 6, 16, 25, 39, 42, 43, 52, 72, 76, 79, 87, 90, 213, 206, 603, 609, 701, 704, 706


To some extent, nightlife can reflect a city's outlook. Though Nanning's nightlife cannot be compared to those of Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shenzhen and other highly developed cities, its citizens do enjoy their life in special ways.

Visitors can choose from a variety of nightlife to enjoy when they are there. Zhuang ethnic folk songs are sung in Min Ge Square and Wuxiang Square. Shinning stars are reflected in the tranquil Yongjiang River. Sitting on the square or taking a walk along the river is a good choice for those who want to unwind after a busy day at work. Strolling through the streets decorated by colorful neon lights, visitors will be dazzled by the many food stalls, bars, nightclubs, gyms and coffee bars. These places are the favorites of the younger generation; while malls and department stores are filled with people shopping until 23:00 every night.

One recent trend is that more and more people, especially young men, choose to study even after a hard day's work. As a result, there are many schools and organizations offering evening classes in remedial English, computer training and a variety of other subjects. This will make this city a more educated and sophisticated city in the future.

Night Clubs

House Night Club
No.63, Tao Yuan Lu (Taoyuan Rd.)

Oudi Amusement World
No.96, Dong Ge Lu (Dongge Rd.)


No.57, Tao Yuan Lu

Soho Bar
No.43, Tao Yuan Lu

Coffee Houses

U.B.C. Coffee
No.22, Zhu Xi Nan Lu (South Zhuxi Rd.)
1st floor, Jin Hua Cha Mansion, Dong Bao Lu (Dongbao Rd.)

Ming Tien Coffee Language
Yin Yu Mansion, No.22, Gu Cheng Lu (Gucheng Rd.)
No.88, Jia Yuan Dong Lu (East Jiayuan Rd.)

- Last updated on Jun. 06, 2022 -
Questions & Answers on Nanning Shopping & Nightlife
Asked by Lee from SINGAPORE | Nov. 26, 2019 17:01Reply
Any good standard dim sum to recommend in Nanning?
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Answered by Martin from MALAYSIA | Nov. 28, 2019 18:36

Liuchangxing, Yongheyuan, Anleyuan are all famous China Time-honored Brand.
Asked by Eka from INDONESIA | Aug. 31, 2019 06:26Reply
Where to go to buy souvenir in Nanning? Please recommend the nearest place.
I will start from Macun Metro Station. Tks
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Answered by Daniel from USA | Sep. 03, 2019 17:50

Maybe you can go around at the stores opposite the railway station. You can take metro line 1 to the railway station (Exit 1). It takes around 15 minutes with CNY2.
Asked by Ray from MALAYSIA | Aug. 10, 2017 17:58Reply
Hello. Where can i buy souvenirs like keychains, fridge magnets, toys and tea in Nanning?
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Answered by Henry from FRANCE | Aug. 11, 2017 00:53

You can buy the tea at New Zhengda Tea City, located at 4th floor, no.58, Nanhu Road and you can buy the souvenirs like toys, keychains at Fuzimiao Qinhuan Gifts Shop, located at Gongyuanjie Fuzimiao.
Asked by Hadir Ahmed from EGYPT | Jan. 29, 2017 12:39Reply
Where i can find whole sale mall for clothes and electronics and toys in Nanning?
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Answered by Mia from FRANCE | Jan. 29, 2017 20:35

1. For clothes, you can go to New Heping Department Store. Most products have nice quality and cheap price. The address is No.3, Middle Renmin Road, Xingning District.
2. For electronics, you can go to Saga Electronic Market. It is situation at No.158, East Renmin Road.
3. For toys, South China City Wholesale Market is a nice choice. It's located at No.56, Shajing Avenue.
Answered by Ha from EGYPT | Jan. 30, 2017 10:40

What about yufeng shopping center can i find electronics and toys and clothes with cheap prices in it ???
Answered by Mia | Jan. 30, 2017 21:47

You can find the clothes, toys and electronics in Yufeng Department Store. However, as I know, the prices of most products there are not cheap.
Asked by Gigi from USA | Aug. 12, 2016 00:39Reply
Interested in gold and silver ornaments mentioned on Nanning Xingning Road.
Is this gold and silver jewelry?
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Answered by Vivian from USA | Aug. 12, 2016 03:43

Yes, gold and silver jewellery abounds at Xingning Road. Take bus line 10, 17, 23, 26, 33, 37, 41, 50, 78, 81, or 220 to Chaoyang Square Station, and walk south for about 300 yards to it.
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