Suzhou / Famous Shops and StoresIntroduction
The tourist souvenirs reflect a strong local flavor and are in great varieties such as Suzhou embroidery, hardwood articles, sandalwood fans, silk fans, palace fans, silks, jade carvings and Taomawu New Year pictures.
Tourist Products and Handicrafts Trade Center
With a business area of 900 square meters, it mainly sells 2,000 kinds of commodities, including drawn works, embroidered clothes, silk underwear, hardwood furniture, carvings, lacque ware, Suzhou fans, calligraphic tools, works and paintings by celebrities, ceramics, dark red earthen tea sets, national music instruments, carpets and tapestries.
Empress Silk Capital
Songfentang of Leiyunshang Traditional Chinese Medicine Shop
The traditional Chinese medicines sold include miraculous pills of six ingredients, detoxification pills, pills for activating circulation in collateral meridians and ginseng restorative pills.
Shop of Suzhou Embroidery Research Institute
Suzhou embroidery has a long history and is famous for its excellent workmanship and elegance at home and abroad. This research institute combines scientific research, production and marketing together and has the rights of exporting its goods directly.
It sells ancient coins, collections, ancient ceramics and other antiques.
Nanmen Commercial Area
At the southern end of ancient city of Suzhou, this area has a developed trade and boasts 10 shopping centers including Taihua Commercial City, Nanmen Commercial Building and Dalefu Supermarket, and 100 specialized markets and shops. Also it has a bigger aquatic product market, a vegetable and fruit wholesales market, a tea market and an electronic market.
Nanhao Shopping Street
In the center of the city, this street has many shops and is famous for housing many old and famous shops such as Daoxiangcun, Qiantaixiang, Huangtianyuan and Songhelou. In the recent years, the city Party committee and government put aside great amounts of funds for its renovation. Today the street has good communication facilities, a good layout of business shops. It is as famous as Wangfujing Street in Beijing.
Famous Shops and Stores
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