Yantai Shopping

Yantai has a colorful folk culture and traditional handicrafts making were handed down generations to generations. One can find stores selling antique handicrafts. However, with the fast development of the economy, many modern shopping malls have emerged in Yantai.

What to buy

Travelers should bring home some of Yantai's specialties and there are many to choose from. For example, the Yantai apple, Laiyang pear, wines, Laizhou jade carvings, Laizhou writing brushes, embroideries on linens and the many varieties of sea foods. Laiyang pear is juicy and sweet. One may taste either the fresh pear, preserved pears, pear juice or pear sauce. Finally, the Yantai apples, sorted out into more than 200 varieties, are very popular at home and abroad.

Where to buy

The most prosperous shopping malls are grouped in the South Avenue, Zhifu District. There you can buy fashionable clothes, varied handicrafts, cosmetics and many other daily articles. Of course, one can find stores offering many local specialties without problem. Below is a list to guide your shopping:

Youyi Store (Friendship Store)
It mainly offers sea food and other specialties of Yantai.
Location: No.2 Taishan Road

Shopping Mall
South Avenue Branded Clothes Commercial Building
You can see many branded clothes there.
Location: The South Avenue, Zhifu District (Bus route: No.5, 10)

Zhenhua Commercial Building
A shopping center named Zhenhua, located beside Zhenhua Commercial Building.
Location: No.78 South Avenue, Zhifu District (Bus route: No.4, 9, 10, 21, 22, 42, 43, 44, 49)

Hualian Commercial Building
With a 40-year history, it mainly engages in wholesaling and retailing.
Location: No.261 South Avenue, Zhifu District (Bus route: No.5)

Sanzhan Wholesale Market
Many locals shop there. It's really a world of merchandise.
Location: The Xingye Road, Zhifu District, Yaitai (Bus route: No.4, 5, 6, 19, 49, 56)

It mainly offers high-end lines of clothes, cosmetics, shoes and the like. 
Location: No.166 South Avenue, Zhifu District

Wal-Mart Supermarket
It's a newcomer and the facilities are quite good. Like other supermarkets, it can satisfy your daily needs without problem.
Location: The Central Square (Bus route: No. 1, 2, 5, 10, 50)

Darunfa Supermarket
It's a Taiwanese chain supermarket operated by Runtai Incorporation. 
Location: The basement of No.166 South Avenue, Zhifu District (Bus route: No.6)

- Last modified on Dec. 22, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Shopping in Yantai
Asked by SRH from INDIA | Dec. 17, 2019 21:20Reply
Where i can find cheap fitness watches in Yantai ?
Answers (1)
Answered by Rita from NEW ZEALAND | Dec. 22, 2019 17:48

Xiaomi product is good and relatively cheap. So you can have a look at Wanda Plaza (No.6, South Xiguan Street, Zhifu District).
Asked by Ronald Jones from CHINA | Jun. 17, 2018 08:03Reply
Where in Yantai can I buy a DSLR camera and lenses?
Answers (1)
Answered by Bowen from CANADA | Jun. 18, 2018 20:40

You can buy them in Gome located at No. 214, South Street, Zhifu District.
Asked by Martina from SWEDEN | May. 20, 2018 15:29Reply
Is it far from Hilton Yantai to tje shopping mall?
How far is it with a cab from Hilton Golden coast to a shopping mall?
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Answered by Vicky from NEW ZEALAND | May. 22, 2018 22:38

Not, it is not so far. The closet shopping mall I know is Zhenhua Shopping Center which is located at 150 meters west of the intersection of Songshan Road and Changjiang Road, Fushan District. It takes about 20 minutes to take a taxi.
Asked by YOON | Apr. 05, 2018 10:01Reply
Where can i find Feiyue which is sneakers shop in Yantai?
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Answered by Gloria from USA | Apr. 09, 2018 21:49

Sorry but there is no Feiyue Sneakers Shop in the city. You are suggested to ask help from your Chinese friends to buy them online.
Asked by Lucas from ZAMBIA | Jan. 13, 2018 02:25Reply
Where in yantai can I get an iPhone at a cheaper price
Answers (2)
Answered by Tom from SINGAPORE | Jan. 15, 2018 00:02

You can buy it from Gome Electrical Appliances, and I happen to know one in 88 South Street, Zhifu District.
Answered by Kina | Jan. 15, 2018 00:05

You may have a try at Ego Computer City on Changjiang Road.
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