1. Travel

Caojiadu Flower Market in Shanghai

By

Caojiadu Flower Market in Shanghai

Brightly colored bromeliads ready to take home for Chinese New Year © 2012 Sara Naumann, licensed to About.com.

© 2012 Sara Naumann, licensed to About.com.

Description:

Probably Shanghai's best wholesale flower and plant market, it is housed in a large indoor multistory building with flowers and plants on the first floor and gifts and fake flowers on the second.

Address:

1148 Changshou Road, near Wanhangdu Road | 长寿路1148号,近万航渡路

Opening Hours:

Daily - early (many vendors will be open by 8am) until 6pm.

Market Features:

  • First floor - has a large selection of cut flowers, flower arrangements (new ones can be made to order) and potted plants. Delivery can be made.
  • Second floor - has shops selling fake flowers as well as all kinds of gift items from glass balls and large metallic insects to treasure chests and beads.

You can and should bargain here.

See the Market:

You can see photos from the market of their beautiful offerings during Chinese New Year: Caojiadu Flower Market Photos.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.