Panax, pilose antler and marten are regarded as the 'Three Treasures' of Northeast China by the Chinese. Panax (also more commonly know in the West as ginseng) and pilose antler of a young stag are the basis of rare Chinese traditional medicine and health care products, whereas the fur of the marten is used for clothing; these can all be bought in Harbin at very reasonable prices. A commodity that is not only a nourishing food but also a rare herbal medicine is the hedgehog fungus; another famous popular product. For those who enjoy fish as part of their diet, Harbin has an excellent supply of locally caught, salmon, sturgeon, mandarin fish, bream and crucian carp. You will find all these goods quite easily in the local supermarkets and department stores.
Because this city is so very near to Russia, it is not surprising to find some Russian handicrafts here. Russian dolls with their air of charming naivety are among the best souvenirs for your relatives and friends. Other kinds of Russian merchandise are sold in Guogeli Dajie, which is totally Russian in style.
For most local women and visitors alike, the most attractive thing about this city is the wide variety of dress. Several department stores are listed here according to their different ranges of goods.
It is the second branch of China's interior and leading specialty fashion store in Harbin. A number of world famous brand products can be purchased here. Of course, they tend to be highly priced.
Address: No.167, Zhongyang Dajie, Dao Li District
Grand Shopping Center
Here one can find fashionable clothes at discount prices each week, so it is no wonder that the center attracts large number of customers. Food and home appliances also can be bought at here. The shopping center also offers customers with a series of convenient public facilities.
Address: No.373, Guoheli Dajie, Nangang District
Bus Routes: Buses of 2, 6, 7, 10 and 11, etc are available.
Opening Hour: 9:00-21:00
Harbin's No.1 Department Store
Address: No.118, Shitou Dao Jie, Daoli District
Address: No.222, Zhongyang Dajie, Dao Li District
Branch of Yongping: No.100, Dong Zhi Jie, Dao Wai District
Branch of Meeting Center: No.301, Hongqi Dajie, Nangang District
Branch of Songle: No.2, San Da Dongli Lu, Dongli District
Wal Mart Supercenter
Zhongshan Branch: No.254, Zhongshan Lu, Nangang District
Xianfeng Lu Branch: No.168, Xianfeng Lu
In China, the wholesale markets are popular among locals, as well as visitors. Since there are a wide variety of low priced goods in these markets, nowadays, almost every city of China has its own local wholesale market. The Harbin TLLI Wholesale Market is recommended to you. Clothing, shoes and commodities are all available here. Of course, it is customary to bargain with the dealers over their prices according to the quality of goods.
Address: No.58, Shitou Dao Jie, Dao Li District
Can i buy fur lined or sheepskin boots for a reasonable price?
Where in HB is the best place to find such clothing which will fit my size. (I am a 42)
I think I will have to get a complete new wardrobe
You can go to the Grand Shopping Center at No.373, Guogeli Street, or the Central Shopping Mall on Central Street. You can find various clothing stores and booths there.
Among them, Parkson and Golden Sun Xintiandi Shopping Mall are highly reommended. Hereunder is the detailed locations:
Parkson:No.169, Central Street
Golden Sun Xintiandi Shopping Mall: No.158, Central Street