Qinhuangdao is a coastal city, hence the major local specialties in the city are marine products, and almost all the art wares are made of shell-fish. Visitors who want to buy the local specialties can go to Shitang Road Market in Beidaihe (北戴河石塘路市场). The market is the largest shopping place in Qinhuangdao City, offering pearl, agates, emeralds, jades, necklaces, art wares, tourist souvenirs, marine products and clothing and so on. In addition, the market is also the largest terminal market for oearl in North China.
There is a commercial district (Taiyang Cheng Commercial District) in Jiangdong Road, Qinhuangdao. Most of the large or middle shopping malls are there, including Qinhuangdao Shopping Mall, Jinyuan Marketplace, Liangma Shopping Plaza, Hualian Marketplace, Jindu Shopping Plaza, Taiyang Cheng Pedestrian Street, etc. Visitors can buy various products there, including things for daily uses, clothing, shoes, bags, cosmetics and home appliances and so on. In addition, there are some shops selling some unique commodities and art wares.
In the shopping mall, Floor 2 and 3 is a large supper market, recreational center and catering center is located in Floor 4, and the rest parts are room for some shops selling clothing, shoes, accessories and bags and so on.
- Address: Wenhua Crossing, Haigang District (海港区文化路口)
Modern Shopping Plaza 现代购物广场
It is a shopping mall mainly offering middle-grade products, including clothing, shoes, bags, etc. In addition, entertainment facilities such as KTV and cinemas are also available there.
- Address: 42 Minzu Road (民族路42号)
Longmei Book Store 龙媒书店
It is a quite characteristic book store in Qinhuangdao City, with quiet atmosphere and good service. If a customer can not find the book he/she looking for, the customer can ask the store buy it on its behalf.
- Address: Room 312, Yinahi Mansion, Taiyang Cheng Area, Haigang District (海港区太阳城银海大厦312室)
- Hours: 08:30–18:30
The Light of City 城市之光
- Address: 424 West Section, Hebei Avenue, Haigang District (海港区河北大街424号西段)
- Tel: 0335-8072 986