Located on Yangguan Donglu of Dunhuang, Shazhou Night Market is the largest night market in Dunhuang city. It is now an important tourist attraction of Dunhuang.

The market is reputed as a “night landscape” and “folk custom landscape” for its distinctive local specialties and strong flavor of local culture. With the gradually perfection of service facility and the added abundant service items, this market is getting more and more popular among tourists.

What to See/Do: The market is divided into five zones: local delicacies, handiworks, Sanpaotai Tea Saloon, agricultural products and native products. You can leisurely drink a cup of tea at Sanpaotai Tea Saloon; try some Saozimian (noodles with many ingredients) at local delicacies zone; at agricultural products zone, you will find all kinds of local fruits, such as jujube, pear, peach and plum; the most appealing zone is handiwork zone, where over 100 handiwork stands lie both sides of the road, such as Dunhuang crystal glasses, jewelry, Dunhuang silk blanket, statues, copies of murals,jade cups and helpful tourist books.
Duration: 2-3 hours
Admission: Free
Address: Yangguan Donglu, Dunhuang, Gansu Province.
Opening time: The area opens the whole day while the market is only available at night.
Public transport: Walk or take a taxi from the city center to Yangguan Donglu(阳关东路).


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