Urumchi is the political, cultural and economic center of Xinjiang Autonomous Region. All the famous specialities of Xinjiang can be purchased in Urumchi. There are various souvenirs worth bringing home, among which are jade carvings, national musical instruments and clothes.
|Featured Products||Rank||Featured Products||Rank|
|Duoba (flower hat)||Medlar|
|Smoked Horse Gut||Xinjiang Caladium|
|Xinjiang Carpet||Xinjiang Hop|
|Xinjiang Jade||Yinshaji Knife|
Where to buy ?
Urumqi possesses abundance of shopping places. The interlink of Jiefang Road, Mingzhu Road and Zhongshan Road are the greatest business center of Urumqi. In the southeast part of the city lies the "Mid-Asian International Bazaar". Erdaoqiao is the most nationality-colored business street and the neighboring International Bazaar where tourists can not only purchase various local specialities, but also savoring all kinds of snacks. Do remember you can bargin with the local salesmen which might first offer a relatively higher price to the tourists.
|Shopping Area||Rank||Shopping Area||Rank|
|Erdaoqiao||International Grand Bazaar|