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Jinan, as the capital of Shandong Province, is a venue for products from the whole province. Many shopping malls and antique shops offer a variety of goods. Quancheng Square, Daguan Yuan, Renmin Commercial Complex, and the South Gate areas are the four big commercial districts of the city, in which Quancheng Road is the best place to go. Guihe Shopping Center is the largest shopping center in Jinan. Located at 46 Ma'an Shan Road, Shizhong District, Yingxiong Shan Culture Market is a large market to sell books, antiques, calligraphy works and painting, root carvings, etc.
Jinan embroidery is also called Lu Xiu (Shandong Embroidery, Lu is short for Shandong Province.) Embroidery in Jinan is famous for the Hair Embroidery and Silk Embroidery. The Hair embroidery (Fa Xu) is made with human hair, which shows the exquisite craft of Shandong people.
Places selling embroidery:
Wooden-Fish Stone is also called Wood-Veins Stone. Jinan is the only home for it. It is the russet stone that can be made into crafts and tea sets. If you use the tea sets made of Wooden-Fish Stone, the tea sets can delay the corruption of tea and can separate out various microelements and minerals helpful to human body.
Black Pottery is an ancient pottery species popular 4000 years ago, which is found in Longshan Town of Jinan and is a part of Longshan Culture. The historic value of black pottery is in its significant symbol to distinguish the earlier and the latter period of Neolithic Age.
Located in the most prosperous city center, Renmin Shopping Center is a large retail enterprise of Shandong Province. It is the member unit of National Trade Federation of 10 largest stores.
Covering an area of more than 30,000 square meters, Jinan Silver Plaza is a famous retailing department store. You can buy many brand goods here like clothes, watches, shoes, glasses, jewelries, cosmetics and so on.
Quancheng Square mainly sells cheap clothes. Even though it sells the ordinary clothes, clothes here are fashion. Anyway, you can bargain with the shopkeeper.
Saibo Digital Products Square mainly sells digital products like camera, computer, DV and so on. Also, you can buy elements of these digital products here.
It is a place that selling the discount books, and has variety of books, especially the students' book. Otherwise, many pretty commodities are available there.