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

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 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 Nov. 06, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Yiwu Travel
Asked by Inno from NIGERIA | Nov. 19, 2019 19:54Reply
Children dress shoes for wedding
I need to buy children's Dress shoes high heels , please where can I get it cheaper
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Answered by Mia from USA | Nov. 21, 2019 17:35
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You can have a look at Yiwu Commodity Wholesale Market, which is located at North Chouzhou Road.
Asked by Terry from CANADA | Nov. 08, 2019 06:51Reply
When is Yiwu market completely clef for new year in January-February,2020
If I come February 15,2020,would all vendors be open then?
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Answered by Tina from SINGAPORE | Nov. 11, 2019 01:02
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Chinese lunar new year will start from January 24th. So when you come here, all vendors will be open at that time.
Asked by vinod KUMAR BABULAL from INDIA | Nov. 06, 2019 20:22Reply
Indian passport holder flying from Guangzhou to Mumbai via Oman airlines transit 15 hrs .
Can get transfer visa? Indian Passport holding residence work permit in china.
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Answered by Molly from SINGAPORE | Nov. 10, 2019 17:14
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Don't worry, you are eligible for 24 hour visa free transit.
Asked by TERRYKHAN | Nov. 06, 2019 16:13Reply
Does yiwu market open on Saturday and Sunday
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Answered by Zachary from GERMANY | Nov. 08, 2019 00:20
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Yes, it opens normally on weekends.
Asked by RICKY from USA | Sep. 13, 2019 07:44Reply
What's shipping zip code for building A, commerce park, No.10, Jingyi Road, Beiyuan, Yiwu, Zhejiang
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Answered by Haley from SINGAPORE | Sep. 16, 2019 19:28
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It is 322001.
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