Nanchang / Famous Shops and Stores
Jiangxi Province boasts abundant products and a wide variety of local products, such as world-renowned Jingdezhen's porcelain, Nanfeng honey tangerines which are noted as the "king of tangerines", Site liquor and Lidu writing brushes, showing strong local characteristics.
Local Products and Handicrafts
Nanfeng Honey Tangerine
Nanfeng honey tangerine is the famous product of Jiangxi Province. Tender and sweet, with thin skin and orange color, and a refreshing taste, Nanfeng honey tangerine is highquality fruit suitable for both the elderly and the young. Stalin once called it the "king of tangerines".
Jiangxi is one of the producers of bamboo shoots in China; and bamboo shoots are Jiangxi's traditional products for export. Jiangxi produces several kinds of bamboo shoots. With much cellulose, bamboo shoots can help digestion, and prevent and cure obesity. Fried Winter Bamboo Shoots and Winter Mushrooms is a famous traditional dish loved by many Chinese people.
Porcelain from China's famous porcelain capital Jingdezhen is well known both at home and abroad. It is, to quote a popular saying, "as white as jade, as bright as a mirror, as thin as paper, and as sonorous as bell chime". With a history of over 2,000 years, Jingdezhen produces over 1,000 varieties of traditional famous and newly developed products, which are sold to more than 100 countries and regions in the world.
Cloud and Fog Tea from Mount Lushan
The climate here is moist and cool, with clouds, fogs and proper sunshine all the year round. Hence an ideal place for growing tea.
Lidu Writing Brush
The writing brushes produced in Lidu Town, meticulously made with high-quality materials, have a round and smooth tip, good for writing Chinese calligraphy. The traditional famous-brand brushes include Pure Zihao, Qizi Sanyang, Mobao and Mohan brushes.
While maintaining the features of an ancient revolutionary city, Nanchang City has made great efforts in recent years to bring forth the new. Now four major shopping areas with the People's Square as the center have been formed. Zhongshan and Zhanlan Roads gather some large comprehensive plazas and over 400 famous international and domestic garment stores. Ruzi Road is lined by stores selling telecommunications and photographic equipment. The shops on West Beijing Road mainly sell porcelain products made by Jingdezhen.
Famous Shops and Stores
- Jingdezhen Ancient Cultural Relics Shop
- pottery and porcelain, calligraphy,paintings and jade articles
- 9 Lianshe N. Rd., Jingdezhen
- (0798) 8224209
- Jiujiang Cultural Ancient Relics Shop
- porcelain, color pottery, jade objects,enamelware, and bamboo,wood and ivory carvings
- 90 Xunyang E. Rd., Jiujiang
- (0792) 8584386
- Jiangxi Cultual Relics Shop
- Pearls, jewels, jade objects, bamboo, wood and bone carvings
- 349 Minde Rd., Nanchang
- (0791) 6704293
- Nanchang Arts and Crafts Factory
- Porcelain murals
- 128 Minde Rd., Nanchang
- (0791) 6782970
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