Yiwu Travel Guide

Yiwu Travel Guide

Yiwu Facts:

Yiwu mapChinese Name: 义乌 (yì wū)

Location: Surrounded by mountains on three sides, Yiwu City is located in the central Zhejiang Province.
Population: 1,978,000
Area: 1,105 square kilometers (about 426 square miles)
Administrative Division: At present, there is a county-level government of Zhejiang Province, governing 8 towns and 5 subdistricts.
Nationalities: Han
City Flower: China Rose 
City Tree: Camphor Trees

Catering to the city's prosperous economy and accelerating its urbanization, the city has developed a number of public facilities, including star-rated hotels, convenient transportation and amusement places.

Beautiful Xiuhu Lake and cliffy Songpu Hill attracted a series of historic poets and scholars who were compelled to express their appreciation of the city's beauty. Yiwu is also the hometown of a number of historic people from ancient times. For example, Luo Binwang - one of the great patriotic poets in the Tang Dynasty (618-907), Zong Ze - the patriotic general of Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), Zhu Danxi - one of the four famous doctors of the Jin and Yuan dynasties as well as Chen Wangdao, Feng Xuefeng and Wu Han, all of whom have made their contributions to the modern China. During your visit to this city, you will have chances to visit their hometowns which lie around.


You can access the city from Hangzhou Xiaoshan Airport by frequent shuttle buses, or Yiwu Airport in the city also operates some hot air routes from/to Beijing, Guangzhou, Xi'an and Chengdu. Yiwu welcomes visitors from all over the world. If you would like to explore the city on your own, convenient buses will take you to any corner of the city.
See also Yiwu Railway StationYiwu Train Schedule



Yiwu Travel Tips

 History: In the year 222 BC, the Emperor Ying Zheng of the Qin Dynasty (221BC-206 BC) set up a county here. Compared with the other big cites of China, the city is small, but it has the largest commodity market in China. This, along with its mild climate has made it a tourism highlight in recent years.

 Special Local Products: Handicrafts: Yiwu is renowned as a shopping paradise for small commodities. The flourishing markets which take up a large area of the city should not be missed. It provides a different kind of tour experience, for it is a composite of shopping and sightseeing. The International Trade City here which makes up the China's Commodities Trade City with Huangyuan Market and Binwang Market presents you with the city's unique vigor. This is an excellent place to purchase souvenirs for you and your relatives and friends.
Foods: On the way, it is easy for you to find some delicious local foods. You can have a good dinner either at the reasonable and friendly roadside booths or at one of the quality restaurants. In addition, foods from other regions of China and western food are available here.

- Last modified on Apr. 29, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Yiwu Travel
Asked by Ahmed from PAKISTAN | Jul. 18, 2019 19:42Reply
Where can I find kids wholesale Garment in Yiwu and where is Alibaba wholesale market is located ?
Asked by Mamsie from SOUTH AFRICA | Jun. 28, 2019 14:03Reply
Hi.. In Yiwu where can i buy shoes in small quantity
Answers (1)
Answered by Blake from USA | Jul. 01, 2019 17:42

Maybe you can have a look in Yiwu International Trade City, which is located at No.69, North Chouzhou Road.
Asked by Kanchan from YIWU | Jun. 06, 2019 01:22Reply
What is the bus schedule from Yiwu to Nanning?
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Answered by April from USA | Jun. 10, 2019 18:32

You can take bus from Yiwu Binwang Coach Station. It departs from 15:30 with CNY330.
Asked by Faisal from BANGLADESH | May. 23, 2019 02:32Reply
Yiwu international trade city open in Sunday?
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Answered by Jenny from MALAYSIA | May. 26, 2019 18:31

Yes, of course.
Asked by Mary Untiet from UNITED STATES | May. 13, 2019 16:55Reply
Need the zip code for 5th District, International Trade City, Yiwu, Zhejiang, China
Answers (1)
Answered by Ben from UNITED KINGDOM | May. 13, 2019 23:22

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