What to buy
Qingdao embraces the ocean from its three sides, thus making it one of the major production areas of seafood products in China. Tourists who want to taste some fresh seafood can go to Nanshan Seafood Market, which can be reached by taking bus No. 30.
Laoshan Green Tea
Laoshan tea enjoys a very renowned fame among all the green tea in China, and has been reputed as “the Best Tea in North China”. Laoshan tea is fragrant to taste and good to people’s health.
Qingdao is a paradise for shopping souvenirs for shell carvings. Nowadays, shell carvings are made into tapestries, home decorations and many other handicrafts.
Where to buy
The famous department stores include Liqun Department Store, Hisense Plaza, Guohuo Department Store, Hualian Department Store, etc. Supermarket, Carrefour, Wal-Mart, Metro, Lotus and MYKAL are also available.
Taidong Pedestrian Street
Taidong Pedestrian Street provides visitors not only a broad shopping and entertained area, but also a place in which to enjoy outdoor mural paintings. Great muralists from other parts of China create outstanding public art to lure visitors to Taidong Pedestrian Street. There´s also the Walmart Super center.
Jimo Road Small Articles Wholesale Market
It has become the must-go place for tourists to buy souvenirs for friends and relatives. This market earns its fame for its approachable price and good quality.
Wanda Plaza is located between Xuzhou Road and Lianyugang Road in Yanji Road near the Municipal Library! The plaza covering 44,000 sqm is strategically located in the city's "New" Central Business District and includes fashion department stores, supermarkets, large-scale restaurants, a digital square, international cinema, KTV, fitness club, and a 1,500 square meter skating ring.