Hangzhou Shopping Tips by Andrew_Liu

Hangzhou Shopping: 24 reviews and 20 photos

CARVING CHARACTERS - Hangzhou

CARVING CHARACTERS

OX HORN COMBS - 3 (CARVING CHARACTERS)

If you buy their combs they will carve charactres according your writing if you like. Buying a health comb and carving some meaningful word as a gift to your friend is an enjoyable thing.

Theme: Gifts

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 6, 2003
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HANDWORK TOOL - Hangzhou

HANDWORK TOOL

OX HORN COMBS - 2 (HANDWORK TOOL)

There is a tool for manufacturing combs on site. Several ox horns are put here so that people can believe these combs he sells are really made from ox horn.

Theme: Gifts

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  • Written Oct 6, 2003
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OX HORN COMBS ON SHELF - Hangzhou

OX HORN COMBS ON SHELF

OX HORN COMBS - 1

What to buy: Combs can made of various materials. Chinese consider the best material is ox horn. They think the combs made from ox horn are good for health of head skin and hair. Prices of ox horn combs here are about tens RMB.

What to pay: Tens RMB.

Address: Qing He Fang Street

Directions: Shang Cheng District

Theme: Bath and Beauty

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Oct 6, 2003
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OLD BOOK MARKET - Hangzhou

OLD BOOK MARKET

OLD BOOK MARKET

It is the only old book market in Hangzhou. Open: every Saterday and Sunday.

What to buy: A few days ago I bought four favorite books from Hangzhou old book market. They are: a picture book “Sweden-the land of today”(Strombergs bokforlag AB), “Australia”("World in view" series), “Thailand”(Diamond big Co., Chinese version), total RMB27 Yuan only. You can often get very cheap books here. Of course you must search for your favorite hardly. Here you can also buy discount new one.

Address: Shuguang Road, in Zhejiang Library.

Phone: 86-0571-8799 9812

Theme: Books

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 23, 2003
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"IT" STREET - Hangzhou

"IT" STREET

"IT" AVENUE: "IT" AVENUE

This is a street called WEN SAN STREET.It is the "IT" avenue of Hangzhou. There are many 'IT' stores and markets. Picture shows this avenue. Left is a giant Digital market.

What to buy: Many "IT" products in China are cheap than abroad. Here you can by computer, digital advice, office equipment and electronic parts.

Address: WEN SAN STREET

Directions: XIHU DISTRICT

Theme: Other

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 22, 2003
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A CARVER - Hangzhou

A CARVER

"YI GEN YUAN": A CARVER

Do you want to see how to carve the tree root handicraft? The picture shows about it. When I'm there I see the carver is just carving an art.

Theme: Art

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  • Written Oct 26, 2002
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WHAT'S THIS? - Hangzhou

WHAT'S THIS?

"YI GEN YUAN': A Beautiful "PEACOCK"

What to buy: You needn't buy it, because it's too big to carry home. But you must have a visit. how big it is! You probabaly cann't know what's this if I haven't prompt it.

Theme: Art

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  • Written Oct 26, 2002
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HANDICRAFT-TREE ROOT CARVING - Hangzhou
"YI-GEN-YUAN": HANDICRAFT-TREE ROOT CARVING

The picture shows "YI GEN YUAN" store. A lot of handicrafts making from tree roots are placed here.

What to buy: It is a small but a specialized store in Hangzhou. You can only buy handicraft of tree root here.

What to pay: If you are intrested in one, you can bagain with the host.

Address: "Qing He Fang" road, a walk antique street .

Directions: Near "Gu Lou" and "Wu Shan" Square.

Theme: Art

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 26, 2002
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