Zhengzhou is not one of China's larger cities, but you can find a good selection of markets and department stores within the city zone. Zhengzhou has been a commercial city for centuries and today, it is the business center of Middle China due to its transportation advantages. The city's commercial streets include Er' qi Lu, Taikang Lu, Renmin Lu and Jiefang Lu and these are mainly located in the northeastern area adjacent to the railway station. Currently, Er' qi Commercial area is the most prosperous and popular commercial location in the city.
Jade Sculpture art has more than a three-thousand-year history in the city. Such jade articles from Xinmi, Zhengzhou, are regarded as the most famous in China. Additionally, the jade sculptures are sold throughout Southeastern Asia, Western Europe and Northern America, etc. These jade items are emerald green and translucent with a hard quality, features that are considered to be necessary for classical jade ware by experts.
Honeysuckle is another local product from Xinmi, Zhengzhou. It is a kind of common and efficient Chinese herb used to allay sunstroke.
Huanghe (Yellow River) Inkstone is made from a clay deposit from the Yellow River. Blended with herbs, this inkstone is one of the four famous inkstones that have been used by calligraphers and artists over the centuries. Huanghe inkstone in vermilion or an eel yellow is highly regarded and both of which were popular among emperors and the literati of ancient China.
Huanghe (Yellow River) Cyprinoid is actually a common kind of fish but those from the Yellow River are famed for their fresh qualities and nutritious value. If you would like to try this delicious fish when in Zhengzhou, you can order a dish named Liyu Sanchi (Three cooking methods of Cyprinoid) in a Yu (Henan) style restaurant.
The area also produces fruits such as dates, persimmons, pomegranates, watermelon and cherries etc. All these succulent fruits are worth trying for their flavor and quality.
Here we recommend some supermarket for tourists to buy some daily articles.
Address: 126, Wenhua Lu
Opening hours: 08:30 - 22:00 (everyday)
Bus route: Bus Nos. 6, 77, 29, 83 and 209, etc.
Address: Aucma International Logistic Park, Zhengdong New District
Zhengdao Huayuan Emporium
Address: Huayuan Lu
Address: Er' qi Lu
No.46, Jingsan Road North;
2F, Dihu Department Store, No.98, Tongbai Road
i am going as a student so please tell me about weather condition Food and clothes and most Important this Day care center for one year old baby.
As for clothes, you can go to the shopping mall like the ZZ Baihuo Dalou in 49 Erqi Rd, Huizu District.
Weather condition: it’s a typical northern city, where it’s cold in winter with the temperature of 5C below zero; hot in summer, and the highest temperature can up to 38C. During this period, the climate is comfortable, and you can take your thin sweater, jacket and jeans!