The Flower & Bird Market, also known as lǎo jiē (old street), has shrunk dramatically in recent years and is now hemmed in by encroaching modernity. Nor are flowers and birds the main draw here any more, althoug…
Fairtrade handicraft shop that sells locally produced products including pottery, clothing, jewellery, carpets, Nixi black pottery and more. Call ahead to make sure they are open.
Wide array of Tibetan handicrafts made by Tibetans in Tibet but designed for Western tastes, including bags, cushions, toys and ornaments.
Good spot for guidebooks, novels and a selection of travel writing in English and other languages, as well as books on Yúnnán itself.
The Jade Market is near the fish and produce market, with many Burmese hawking their goods alongside locals.
This place offers most types of teas grown in Yúnnán, including the famed pǔ’ěr tea.
Big and bustling fish and produce market to the side of the long-distance bus station.
Bookshop that also sells maps of Dàlǐ.
Do visit this place, down the steps from the main square (on the 2nd floor of a building on your right). Staff here work in sustainable economic development in local villages. Volunteers are very friendly and helpfu…