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Shaping Market

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A great place to people watch

It's a market primarily for the locals with many things I've never seen before. Everything looked... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
crosswycke
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Boulder, Colorado
Really interesting place.

If you want to see how the locals shop come here. Everything looked fresh and there were so many... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
alannsarah
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Lewes, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“A great place to people watch”
20 Oct 2017
“Really interesting place.”
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Dali, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a market primarily for the locals with many things I've never seen before. Everything looked incredibly fresh. But what intrigued me the most was watching all of the locals shopping and chatting. I'd definitely recommend spending a little time just walking around and checking...More

Thank crosswycke
Reviewed 20 October 2017

If you want to see how the locals shop come here. Everything looked fresh and there were so many interesting varieties of vegetables it made me want to buy something and cook but being on an organised scuppered that idea. No such thing as pre-packaged...More

Thank alannsarah
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Shaping Market is a wonderful, small and bustling market to get you instantly versed in the diversity that is Yunnan produce. Beautiful fruits, veggies, tofu products, small snacks, butchered meats, etc for very, very affordable prices. The market's small size is great to keep it...More

3  Thank anniekrollins
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Highly recommend! This market was the most authentic thing I've experienced in China since traveling for 2 weeks. No Chinese tour groups. Only a few other westerners and local Bai people doing their shopping for the week. Loved it. Catch a bus for 10 rmb...More

5  Thank Whitforbrains
Reviewed 30 December 2012

The Shaping Market really has everything. We almost took a puppy on the trip with us. You can see many minorities in their national dress. Produce is not as diverse as in other markets. You can also buy many items for the household and some...More

1  Thank Sharon O
Reviewed 18 August 2012

This was one the most intense time of our trip. We went to this market not sure of what we would find. And even though we thought it would be bigger, this market was very rich in colors and local flavor. Almost all the older...More

5  Thank JeffBHongKong
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