Antiques in Guangzhou

Xīguān Rénjiā

The magpie owners here have accumulated all manner of treasures (OK, and plenty of tat), displayed in the grand surrounds of a former concession-era mansion on Shamian Island. Want an old Chinese radio for your...

Books in Guangzhou

Fang Suo Commune

Praised for its elegant design, this enticing bookstore has more than 90,000 (mostly Chinese) titles, wrapping around a central cafe. You can also find clothing, homewares and gifts. It's in the upscale Tai Koo...

Clothing in Guangzhou

TIT Creative Industry Zone

Inside the leafy compound of a communist-era textile factory are boutiques selling a variety of locally designed clothing, from office wear to lacy dresses, along with art installations and a couple of funky cafes.

Market in Guangzhou

Fangcun Tea Market

More for oolong aficionados than casual browsers, this is a wholesale area spanning block after block of tea shops, along with entire malls selling leaves and teaware.

Electronics in Guangzhou

Tianhe Computer Markets

You'll find hundreds of bargain-basement microelectronics retailers in shops and malls straddling this part of Tianhe Lu.