Yichang Shopping

What to Buy

Yichang abounds in citrus fruits. It is recorded that about 2,000 years ago, citrus trees were planted here. The locals regard citrus tree as their city tree. Benefiting from its climate, the citrus here is juicy and sweet, and enjoys great prestige both at home and aboard. There are a great number of citrus varieties in Yichang, including red citrus and navel orange. Red citrus is named after its orange red flesh. It is a fine variety and the skin of which is thin and the flesh is tender. And the navel orange, which is also named as seedless orange, is big and sweet. It is a product for export and it is well received. Apart from the citrus, the city is also rich in Chinese gooseberry, persimmon, chestnut and peach.

It is also known as the 'hometown of tea' and the tea varieties are no less than that of the oranges. Green tea is the best of them. Chunmei Tea, Jasmine Chunjian Tea, Yihong Kungfu Tea, Cactus Tea and Luyuan Tea are all valuable varieties and welcomed by the tea drinkers. Where there is tea, there is tea service. Zhaojun Tea Services made in painted pottery factory are smooth in color and luster. In addition, some other products made there are also attractive, such as Quyuan Drinking Vessels.

Where to buy

As a modern city, there are lots of shopping malls and department stores in downtown area. They offer the locals a great convenience in their daily life. For the visitors, they are also a good place for shopping during their traveling. There are two commercial centers in Yichang: one is near Yiling Square and the other is on Jiefang Road.

 Guomao Mansion is the largest comprehensive shopping place in Yichang.
Address: Yiling Square, Dongshan Road
Bus Route: 3, 4, 6, 9, 11, 12, 19, 20, 22, 26, 28 (get off at Railway Station Stop)

 Yichang Bazaar
Address: Yiling Square, Dongshan Road
Bus Route: 3, 4, 6, 9, 11, 12, 19, 20, 22, 26, 28 (get off at Railway Station Stop)

 Yasi Shopping Plaza is a famous local chain supermarket selling numerous commodities.
Address: Gongyi Mansion, Yiling Road
Bus Route: 1, 7, 8, 22, 25-1 (get off at Railway Dam Stop)

 Shi Dai Shopping Plaza
Address: No.52, Jiefang Road
Bus Route: 2, 6, 7, 12, 18, 20 (get off at Jiefang Road Stop)

 Jiuzhou Shopping Plaza
Address: No.38, Yiling Road
Bus Route: 1, 8, 10, 22, 25-1 (get off at Railway Dam Stop)

 Beishan Supermarket
Address: No.132-2, Xinghuo Road
Bus Route: 1, 18 (get off at Xinghuo Road Stop)

 Apart from the above, there is a Tourist Shopping Center in Jiangxia crystal factory.
Address: Taohua Village, Yemingzhu Road
Bus Route: 10 (get off at Taohua Village Stop)

 Additionally, there is a Wonder Stone Street which sells Sanxia Stone mainly. Some other antiques, calligraphy and paintings are also visible here. It is a good place for people who are interested in Chinese culture.
Address: You Yong Chi Road (near the Yiling Square)
Bus Route: 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12, 19, 20, 22, 26, 28 (get off at Railway Station Stop)

 Shui Jing Chang (Crystal Factory) is a tourist shopping center in the city. Visitors can find crystal products as well as souvenirs there.
Address: Tao Hua Cun Road
Bus Route: 10 (get off at Tao Hua Cun Road Stop)

- Last modified on Apr. 19, 2019 -
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