Shopping in Sichuan

  • Shopping in Chengdu

    Sanfo Outdoors

    Outdoor clothing and camping equipment are a brisk business in Chengdu, as many people head from here to Tibet or the western mountains. Quality varies and fakes abound elsewhere, but this place has good-quality gear at international prices.

  • Shopping in Chengdu


    This French-owned chain has a huge selection of outdoor equipment and sporting goods. It's about 10 minutes' walk south of the South train station.

  • Shopping in Chengdu

    New Century Global Center

    At the south end of town, the world's largest mall (and, by floor space, the largest building in the world) has more than 511,000 sq metres of consumption possibilities, and also houses offices, two 1000-room hotels, an ice-skating rink, a 14-screen IMAX theatre, and a faux-seaside town complete with waves, a beach and 24-hour sunshine.

  • Shopping in Chengdu

    Tai Koo Li

    An upscale extension of Chunxi Lu shopping district with big international brand names in an ancient-style architectural zone, this is also one of the best places in town to fill up on foreign food and beer.

  • Shopping in Northern Sichuan

    Jinmingzhu Supermarket

    At the foot of the square just inside the old town's North Gate, this supermarket is the best place in town to stock up on food for trips into the countryside.