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Zhongshan Road Walking Street

Siming District, Xiamen 361001, China
+86 592 602 3303
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“peanut soup” (11 reviews)
“local food” (13 reviews)
“tea shops” (8 reviews)
Siming District, Xiamen 361001, China
+86 592 602 3303
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went on a Sunday, not very crowded. You get to feel the modern building with international branded brand on one side and the old town heritage building on the other side. Mostly souvenir shops and eatery, things are not very cheap though. But a...More

Thank Erony T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty of shops for shopping and eating. Lots of mango deserts and eateries. Good to spend a few hours to walk.

Thank WhoppeR2015
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice place to visit during the day or at night, lots of shopping malls and small shops line the street - from expensive western shops and restaurants to small local ones. Can be very busy at the weekend.

Thank kirkmcdowall
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The whole street is going through extensive refurbishment. Nonetheless, it's still bustling with tourists, both local and foreign. For the slightly more adventurous visitors, they should venture out to the northern side of Zhongshan Road.

Thank William C
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Great to see a city refurbishing buildings instead of knocking them all down. Lots of interesting tea shops.

Thank Val C
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Unfortunately, the next summit of the BRICS association of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa will be held in Xiamen in September 2017 with Chairman Xi visiting. A large-scale city renovation was ongoing and a lot of shops were closed or being modified and...More

Thank geokantam
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Not much to see, repetitive shops, pineapple pies o' plenty. The other two market streets in town are much, much better and interesting.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Lots of shops. Old & new side by side. Local delicacies in abundant & in affordable prices. Try exploring around the streets including the back & side lanes but make sure you go in groups to stay safe.

Thank Yvonne Y
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Be careful with this place. Make sure you have a clear objective as to what you want to do or buy. Everything is gorgeous, amazing, affordable, and best of all, the people running all the small shops will make you want to stay and not...More

1  Thank AAGZ0921
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The whole street look like it is taken down for renovation, however the shops are still opened. There are many shops and different shop type. Plenty of shops for shopping and eating. Good to spend a few hours to walk at night. Wished I had...More

Thank SirSeng
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are the shops here expensive or cheap?
11 June 2017|
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Response from tham3500 | Reviewed this property |
Prices are reasonable, but it is best that you visit a few shops selling the same product and than you see where the cheapest is.
Whats the best thing to do if I have a 12 hour layover?
30 December 2016|
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Response from Adrian L | Reviewed this property |
I assume that your layover is during the day. I would highly suggest Gulangyu island. It may require a little preparation in terms of getting tickets, and if you don't mind crowds, it's worth a visit. I think it's the best... More
Hey Jason..want to take home some gifts for relatives back home. What can i expect to shop for here and how do we bargain?
3 December 2016|
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Response from Josephine T | Reviewed this property |
Most are fixed price shops. No bargaining allowed. Some shops does have some perks if you buy more than a certain quantity or $.