The beautiful scenery in Yangshuo makes a good impression on tourists. There are no shopping malls or large supermarkets here; instead, an exotic shopping street adds its charms to this small county. You can buy many special items and souvenirs in these small, uniquely decorated shops. The area mixes Western and Eastern lift styles, creating for tourists a special experience. In Yangshuo, many exquisite handicrafts make for the most popular purchasing choices, and local foods are also popular here.
At a length of 157 meters and a width of 8 meters, Yangshuo West Street is like a winding path in the center of the county. Tourists from all over the world come here to relax and enjoy the leisurely atmosphere, and many of them choose to stay for a while, bringing a Western way of living with them. Therefore, an exotic street has been formed, called West Street. On West Street, you can buy many special souvenirs reflecting a unique local style, and you can enjoy fantastic nightclubs that offer a taste of many Western foods.
The Yangshuo people are good at handicrafts. On West Street, you can see many exquisite handicrafts, such as painted fans, embroidered shoes, decorations made with minority characteristics, and so on. Many handicrafts are small and inexpensive, making them the ideal gifts for friends.
The weather in Yangshuo is very suitable for growing bamboo. Locals enjoy using bamboo to make many handicrafts, such as facial masks, crutches, puppets, and other little items. All of these bamboo handicrafts reflect a strong Chinese style and a unique local nationality style.
You may be surprised that we recommend a t-shirt as a souvenir, but after seeing the folk artists’ paintings on ordinary t-shirts,you will want to buy a few. Artists will paint on a t-shirt what you’d like him to paint, such as a landscape, a figure, or flowers and birds, and this takes just 15 minutes. Wearing such a t-shirt lets you show off your own style, which is quite a popular thing to do among the youth.