Jinan Shopping

As the capital city of Shandong Province, Jinan is a venue for purchasing products from the whole province. In the malls, souvenir stores or the street stands, you may be sure to find something that will serve as a pleasant reminder of your visit here.

Quancheng Lu, Daguan Yuan, Renmin Shangchang and the South Gate areas are the four big commercial districts of the city. Of these, Quancheng Lu is the best place to go. There are numerous stores on Quancheng Lu including the Guihe Shopping Center, the city's largest shopping center, the local Department Store, the Xinhua Book Store as well as stores selling world-famous brand name goods.

Yingxiong Shan Culture Market, located at 46, Ma'an Shan Lu, Shizhong District, is a large market selling books, antiques, calligraphy works and painting, root carvings and so on.

Luokou Clothes Market is located in the area between the north of Xiaoqinghe (Xiaoqing River) and the south of the tieluqiao. It is a market providing the services of clothes processing, distribution and other related services.

Jinan Specialties

Embroidery: Jinan embroidery is namely Lu Xiu (Shandong Embroidery, Lu is short for Shandong Province.), which is famous for the Hair Embroidery and Silk Embroidery. The Fa Xiu (Hair Embroidery) is made with human hair. Chinese 'ink wash' painting made this way is really beautiful and true-to-life.

Mian Su (Flour Sculpture), namely the Dough Doll, is made of glutinous rice flour and dyes and antiseptics of different colors. Only by using fingers and simple tools such as, knives, combs, and bamboo needles, the lifelike sculptures are shaped.

Muyu Shi (Wooden-Fish Stone), the Wood-Veins Stone, is the russet stone that can be made into crafts. The tea sets made of it can delay the corruption of tea and can separate out various microelements and minerals helpful to human body.

Black Pottery, an ancient pottery species popular 4000 years ago, is found in Longshan Town, and is part of Longshan Culture. It has historic value for it is an important symbol to distinguish the earlier and the latter periods of the Neolithic Age.

E Jiao: originated in Dong'e County of Jinan, hence the name. E Jiao, ginseng and alter are three precious traditional Chinese medicines. It is made from the donkey skin and the natural water from Langxi River. It can be made into health care products and E Jiao food, etc.

Walnut is one of the export products in Jinan. Zhipi Walnut is the most reputed ones. Zhipi (skin of the paper) indicates the thin shell of the walnut easy to peel off. As we know that the walnut is has a rich nutritious element. It is helpful to human's nervous system, trachea problem and the long-lasting cough.

Places for shopping

Silver Plaza Shopping Mall: No.66, Luoyuan Dajie (Luoyuan Avenue)
Hualian Shopping Mall: No.571, Jing'er Lu
Guihe Shopping Center: No.1, Tiandi Tan Jie, Lixia District

Antique Stores
Shandong Crafts Shop: No.188, Jingsi Lu
Shandong Antique Shop: No.1, Gongqingtuan Lu

Tourist Goods Shopping Center: F1, Jinan Tourist Bus Station (East Bus Station), No.71, Yingxiong Shan Lu

- Last updated on Jul. 04, 2022 -
Questions & Answers on Jinan Shopping
Asked by Lukas from CZECH | Oct. 10, 2019 05:57Reply
Is there only one Antique Shop in Jinan?
I am looking for Antique Shops with old chinese goods. Can you recommend me something? Only Jinan and Beijing, please.
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Answered by Alexander from CANADA | Oct. 10, 2019 23:56

Jinan: You can go to Yingxiongshan Cultural Market, which is located at No.46, Ma'anshan Road, Shizhong District.
Beijing: You can go to Beijing Antique Market. The exact address is No.21, South Dongsanhuan Road, Chaoyang District.
Hope helpful!
Asked by Rinku Dalamal from INDIA | Apr. 11, 2019 16:53Reply
Is there a fabric market in jinan city?
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Answered by Emerson from AUSTRALIA | Apr. 11, 2019 20:28

You can go to Zhijiang Wholesale Market, which is located at No.13781, North Xiaoqinghe Road.
Asked by Michelle from SOUTH AFRICA | Jul. 11, 2018 05:48Reply
Where can I buy Habotai silk and cashmere yarn in Jinan?
I am also looking for teapots and sumi-e paint sets.
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Answered by Mia | Jul. 11, 2018 20:23

You may try in some large malls like Wanda Plaza.
Asked by SIMON SERRAF from FRANCE | Feb. 25, 2018 12:38Reply
I am a trader of gifts ... always buying only at YIUW MARKET ... Is there a similar market in JINAN
Answers (1)
Answered by Jay from NORWAY | Feb. 25, 2018 19:00

You can go to Zhongheng Shopping Area in 698 Beiyuan Street, Tianqiao District.
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