Hangzhou Shopping Tips by Andrew_Liu
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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.
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.
OX HORN COMBS ON SHELF
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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