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Zhangjiajie has several commercial areas with shopping centers for various kinds of products, including Hualian Supermarket, the Zhangjiajie Department Store, Meini Supermarket, and Meini Shopping Center. Some traditional products to keep an eye out for include:

Tortoise Veins Stone Carvings
Tortoise veins stone carving is a local handicraft and its raw material is produced in Tianzi Mountain Nature Reserve. The stones are from the fossil of ancient life forms, and the craftsmen often use them to create stone carvings in different shapes such as tortoises, cattle, or horses, which are popular in Zhangjiajie.

Tujia Pasting Picture
A wonderful and unique work of art made of roots, branches, barks, stones and grass.

Tujia Brocade
A combination of weaving and embroidery with deep elements of folk tradition, made by hand, Tujia Brocade had a history of about 2,000 years dating back to the Qing and Han dynasties where it  was once a royal tribute. Also called Xi Land Ka Up which means  bedcover and flower, respectively, it has expanded into a work of art with various forms, including clothes, bags, carpets and sachets.

Tujia Embroidery
The women of Tujia ethnic group are skillful in two distinct kinds of embroidery one with a large pattern and the other that is small and fine. The former type, embroidered with such subjects as the Eight Immortals Crossing the Sea, or an official of quick promotion, or lions, tigers or birds, is normally produced for household decoration. The latter category is for much smaller items, ones of a practical nature: wallets, perfumed bags, children’s hats and women’s shoes.

Where to buy

Hualian Supermarket
Address: Huilong Road

Department Store
Address: Jiefang Road

Meini Supermarket
Address: across from the Department Store

Meini Shopping Center
Address: across from the Oriental Pearl, Jiefang Road


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