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Qingping Medicine Market

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Address: Huangsha Avenue, Liwan District, Guangzhou 510130, China
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Combine a visit to the market with a stroll around ShaMian Island which is just across the road (a small matter of about 20 lanes of traffic). Metro station HuangSha (junction of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Guangzhou, China
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Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Combine a visit to the market with a stroll around ShaMian Island which is just across the road (a small matter of about 20 lanes of traffic). Metro station HuangSha (junction of lines 6 and 1) is next to the market. The station is part of a shopping mall with plenty of places to eat and drink. The Huansha bus... More 

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Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go visit, if you are nearby, but it is not worth travelling here from the other side of the city. We visited around sunset and found only a few shops selling traditional medicines. I'm not sure if there are more during the daytime. I wouldn't plan spending here more than half and hour, especially if you are not planning on... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is why the Europeans came. This is a place with bustling little old alleys behind every old world commercial facade. Step in and have a wander.

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aug 2016, again this is one of the largest medicine market in China. You can find bags and bags of different refreshing herbs and minced tablets too. Our favourite one is the Golgi Berries because we use it all the kind in stews and soups, delicacy)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you know Chinese traditional herbs and medicine, you will enjoy this place more. There are loads and loads of shops selling in bulk and they do sell to individuals in a small scale. They are friendly people and don't chase you away for buying in small quantity.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This market is gigantic and hence you will see many products that are the same. Nonetheless, the atmosphere was well worth a visit and exploring the alleys deep inside the market was incredibly interesting. The products themselves are less attractive but overall my friends and i had a good time there.

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Dublin, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This market is one of China's largest and most famous market. On sale are medicines, spices, dried seafood, grains, meat and live animals.

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

They have a large variety of herbs from all over china. Each one claims that theirs is the organic variety.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

You can neither study the traditional medicine here, nor understand even the basic principles of it, but this place is nevertheless very picturesque and worth visiting

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Glass House Mountains, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

This market is located just off one of the main pedestrian malls in Guangzhou. It is there to solely serve the local population and is not a tourist attraction. But because it is so traditional it is therefore a tourist attraction. Each shop or stall is full of hundreds of herbs, spices, dried flowers, leaves, barks, animal bones and parts... More 

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