Markets in Shanghai

Where to find markets selling textiles, clothing, antiques, replica goods and much more in Shanghai…

Market shopping is a very important part of life in Shanghai. Although shopping centres and malls are becoming ever more popular, most residents still shop in traditional markets. Some of these markets can be huge, covering many floors of a building, and many of them specialise in selling the same sort of product under one roof. Below is a list of some of the most popular markets in Shanghai, with details of when they are open and where to find them.

Daily Markets

  • Dongtai Road Antique Market: Antiques, vintage and replica goods. Open daily 10:00-16:00. At Dongtai Road, near Huaihai Park
  • Qipu Road Clothing Market: Cheap Chinese brands and Western replica goods. Open daily 07:00-18:00. At Qipu Road, near Henan North Road
  • Hong Qiao New World Pearl Market: Jewellery, stones and pearls. Open daily 10:00- 20:00. At Hong Mei Road, near Hong Qiao Road
  • Xinyang Fashion and Gift Market: Souvenirs, replica goods and tailor made clothes. Open daily 10:00-18:00. At the Science and Technology Museum Metro Station (Line 2)
  • South Bund Fabric Market: Tailor made clothes. Open daily 10:00-19:00. At 399 Lujiabang Lu
  • Flower, Bird, Fish and Insect Market: Unusual pets and pet supplies. Open daily 10:00-18:00. At Xizang Road, near Fuxing Road
  • Fengshine Plaza: Souvenirs and replica goods. Open daily 09:00-18:00. At 580 Nanjing West Road
  • Caojiadu Flower Market: Flowers and supplies. Open daily 08:00-18:00. At 1148 Changshou Road
  • Yuyuan Market:  Souvenirs and antiques. Open daily 10:00-19:00. Located next to the Yuyuan Garden
  • Hongqiao Bird and Flower Market: Animals and flowers. Open daily 08:00-18:00. At 718 Hongjing Lu
  • Xing Guan Photography Equipment Centre: Cheap photography supplies. Open daily 09:00-19:00. At 288 Luban Lu, near Xietu Lu
  • Daning International Tea City: Tea and tea supplies. Open daily 09:00-17:00. At 1539 Gonghexin Lu
  • South Yunnan Snack Street: Cheap Chinese and Shanghainese food. Open every evening. At Yunnan Lu near Huaihai Lu
  • Tongchuan Fish Market: All kinds of seafood. Open daily, 24 hours a day. At Tongchuan Lu, near Caoyang

Occasional Markets

  • Wenmiao Book Market: Books, gifts and souvenirs. Open every Sunday 08:00-15:00. At Wenmiao Lu, off Huaihai Lu, Huangpu
  • Muslim Street Market: Street food. Open Fridays 10:00-17:00. At 1328 Changde Lu