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MARKETS AND SHOPS

TopTen

1. Hong Qiao Market

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Hong Qiao is best known for pearls (hence its alternative name, the “Pearl Market”), with a huge range of freshwater and seawater ones available on the third floor. The floors below are a tight compress of clothing, shoes, electronics, and more. The basement is a pungent, but fascinating, market for fish, frogs, and snakes.

Pearls at Hong Qiao Market

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