Shopping in Xiangxi

Xiangxi Tujia & Miao Autonomous Prefectture is located in west of Hunan Province. It is home of Tujia and Miao Ethic Minorities and it is famous for Fenghuang Ancient Town, one of the most beautiful ancient towns in China.Nowadays, more and more people in the world travel to this area. When tourists travel to here, they will meet many problems, where to buy is one of the problem. Here we introduce you some best places for shopping in Xiangxi as below. 

What to buy in Xiangxi?
Xiangxi Prefecture is located in the northwest of Hunan Province, in the middle of the Youshui River and in the middle of the Wuling Mountains Area. It has a vast area, a humid climate and rich products. When traveling in Xiangxi, you can not only enjoy the beautiful natural scenery and colorful ethnic customs, but also buy some local specialties...More
Miao Minority Silver Ornaments   Maojian Tea of Guzhang County Ginger Sugar
Wooden Hammer Cake Huangjing Tea in Baojing Fenghuang Batik

Where to buy in Xiangxi?

Fenghuang Folk Crafts Street 
There are many slate streets in the ancient town of Fenghuang, and there are merchants selling all kinds of tourist souvenirs on both sides of the streets which seems to be telling the prosperity of the ancient town of Fenghuang.Here, visitors can walk along the street to see that shops area closed to another, which Includes not only shops of local batik, paper-cuts, glass suction and print crafts, but also the mixed with wineries, dye houses, silverware workshops, studios, bookstores and travel goods stores. Once again, the walking of the tourists was retained, and a beautifully patterned batik and Miao costume with delicate laces attracted a beautiful sigh!
Add: inside Fenghuang Ancient Town, Xiangxi Prefecture.

Huilong Pavilion Street in Fenghuang 
The ancient  Huilong Pavilion Alley  is nearby Tuojiang River. The stilt houses group with rich Miao architectural features stands along the shore, which is one of the most popular streets in the ancient city.Huilong Pavilion Streetis a lively small street. The street is not wide and has a burden. You have to pay attention to make way. There are bars, KTV bars, restaurants, and many small shops and small stalls on the street, showing you the flavors of Xiangxi and the tourist souvenirs with ethnic characteristics.
Address: Southeast of Fenghuang Ancient City, Fenghuang County, Xiangxi Prefecture, West Hunan Province
Phone: 0743-3502059
Old Phoenix Silver Shop
The Miao people in Fenghuang Town have the habit of wearing silverware. The Miao silver ornaments are various in variety and exquisite in shape. Over time, they have formed a unique and highly aesthetic "silver culture". Therefore, in the ancient city, the most seen are the Miao people who sell silver ornaments, selling necklaces, earrings, bracelets, etc., but the silver content of such silverware is not high, so the price is not expensive. Generally speaking, the price of the price is 10-20 yuan, you can buy small jewelry with a good number and shape. In addition, there are also regular silverware stores, such as the Old Phoenix Silver Shop, etc., the quality is relatively good.
Add: 12,Laocai Street, Fenghuang Town 湘西凤凰县老菜街12号
Liu's Ginger Candy
Ginger candy, hand-refined, is a specialty of Phoenix Town. With a history of more than 100 years, it is a traditional snack food for the local people. The main ingredients are: red, white sugar, ginger, sesame, high quality tea oil, mountain spring water and so on. It is a combination of fragrant, crisp, sweet and spicy. It has an endless aftertaste and has the effects of warming the stomach, preventing colds, stopping vomiting, relieving the table, eating food, relieving cough and removing phlegm, and appetizing. The are many shops to sell ginger sugar in Fenghuang Town, but the most famous shop is Liu's Ginger Candy.
Add: 19,Wenxing Street,Fenghuang Town
Tel: 0743-3224422

Alaying Town Market
Neayby the South China Great Wall Scenic Area, and located in Alaying Town, 25 km away from Fenghuang Ancient Town in Xiangxi Tujia & Miao Autonomous Prefecture, it is a large-scale trade market in Fenghuang County, Hunan Province, and it is also a large-scale trade market for local Miao people. This market opens every second or seventh of the lunar calendar. There are many local costumes, agricultural products, etc. in the market, and the prices are relatively affordable.
Address: Alaying Town, Fenghuang County, Western Hunan
Phone: 0743-3229364

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