Shenzhen, a modern and prosperous metropolis, offers tourists great shopping opportunities. The city has excellent shopping choices, such as fashionable and reasonable clothing, jewelry, seafood, electrical appliance, digital products and furniture.
Special Local Products
Jingui Orange, is a juicy and fleshy fruit that tastes quite fresh and sweet. It is usually grown in Pingshan, Jingui and Malan of Shenzhen.
Sweet peaches produced in Nanshan District, are famous throughout Shenzhen. With a history of more than 70 years, the Nanshan District produces peaches that are large and as sweet as honey.
Lychee, one of the most abundant fruits in Shenzhen, has a rough, red skin. But it is blessed with a white juicy flesh that is quite sweet.
Tai Pang Abalone
As a shellfish, this abalone is mainly produced in the Tai Pang Bay area. It tastes fresh and delicious, but is very expensive. If you want a taste, be sure to bring enough money.
Popular Shopping Centers
Luohu Commercial City
Located in the Luohu District of Shenzhen City, Luohu Commercial City is a seven-story shopping center. It adjoins Shenzhen Railway Station and Luohu Station of the Shenzhen Subway Line 1. This shopping mall is very popular with tourists from Hong Kong as it is near the border. Here, you will find a large variety of inexpensive Chinese replicas of famous brand watches, clothes, shoes, electronics, handbags, etc. Beware of high-pressure sales tactics and scams when choosing your favorite items.
Dongmen Shopping Street
Dongmen Shopping Street is a very popular local shopping destination in the heart of Shenzhen. The locals say, "no visit to Dongmen Shopping Street, no visit to Shenzhen". The area sits between Luohu and Lychee Parks, and is a short walk from Laojie Station on Line 1 of the Shenzhen metro. Here, you can find a large variety of items, including shoes, clothes, toys, watches, souvenirs, electronics, bubble tea, snacks, etc. Even if you are not going to buy anything, this is a great place to experience the sights, sounds and smells of Shenzhen.
Huaqiangbeilu Electronic Goods Market
The Huaqiangbeilu Electronic Goods market is said to have one of the largest collections of electronic retailers in Asia. There are eight electronic goods markets in this area, and the most famous is the SEG computer market with 72 floors. The first eight floors are packed with dealers for both software and hardware. You can find everything from cutting-edge microchips to $10 imitation iPods. Also remember that Shenzhen is noted for cheats and dishonest operators, so understand the technology that you want if you are looking for a great deal.
Popular Shopping Sites
Rainbow Department Store
Rainbow Department Store has several branches in Shenzhen and is a favorite of most locals. High quality and excellent service gives you the best shopping experience in the area.
where can i buy washi tape also called masking tape or japanese tape and craft papers in shenzhen?
Hi Pooja, sorry, we are a tour operator, we don't have those information. Whitney Liao replied on 2014-08-17
We plan on going to shenzen from hk. I am a big fan of replica watches, not because i support the industry, but mainly because i admire the worksmanship and the chinese ability to make seemingly excellent replicas (i even pro actively mention that my item is a replica if indeed it is when someone compliments how nice my stuff is). Do i expect any trouble with hk immigration when i take the train back?
I am sorry I am not sure if it is ok to take replica watches into Hong Kong. Based on the policy, you won't take them to Hong Kong. Lussie Lu replied on 2014-08-14
chaltu chala 2014-07-31
I need to find the best shopping center in shenzen
Dear chaltu chala,
For purchasing clothes at low price, you could go to Luohu Commercial City and Dongmen Shopping Street. You could buy the electronic things at Huaqiangbeilu Electronic Goods Market. Lussie Lu replied on 2014-08-01
What day of the week Louho shopping centre is closed? Hope it''s open on Sundays !?
The shopping center will still open on weekend( Saturday and Sunday). Lussie Lu replied on 2014-07-14
staying on holiday in hong kong would like to visit shenzhen for 1 or 2nights what area is central to shops and markets also how far from train station. How to get from train station to hotel is it better to use taxi and if so are there plenty of taxis available for both outward and return journey to train station.We are senior citizens so any advise you can give us would be appreciated
Hi Gorge, the Luohu District is the very center fo Shenzhen. It is quite near the Shenzhen Railway Station. It is very convenient to take taxies to and from a places in this district. Whitney Liao replied on 2014-07-09