Shisanhang have an interesting history. It was the first area in China to allow foreign trade in the 18th century since the “hai jin” ban on maritime activities. It was named “Shisanhang” after the 13 international factories that once stood here, each belonging to one large trading nation of that time.
Today, Shisanhang Clothing Wholesale Market is a huge clothes market with customers from every corner of the world. Like most wholesale markets in China, its busy, loud and crowded with an estimate of over one thousand tons of clothes being bought and sold by over 100 000 unique customers every day.
There are two most famous buildings – the New China Building and the Hongbiantian Building. Both markets sell clothes at retail and wholesale prices. You will find apparels for men, women and kids. Being a trader, you should be cautious of buying clothes as Guangzhou market offers you apparels from low quality to high-quality. The shop opens in wee hours and closes after midnight so you can visit the market anytime. You will find cheap clothes from secondhand to fresh one.(Here more pictures of Shisanghang Cothing Whooeslae Market)
Many people purchasing in Shisanhang every year, and mostly from far away or from overseas. Thus the hotels nearby shisanhang market always in short supply. Especially in hot season, many friends are difficult to book a good hotel. Here we sorted out a list of hotels nearby the market in 1KM, It will be helpful.
New Asia Hotel
Address: No. 10-12, Renminnan Road, Yuexiu District
Tel: (020) 81881618
Address: No. 17, Renminnan Road, Liwan District, Guangzhou (next to Guangzhou Cultural Park)
Address: Yuexiu District Haizhunan Road 163
Tel: (020) 81061292
Xi Di Wan Hotel
Address: No. 185, Changdi Road, Yuexiu District,
Tel: (020) 62656608
Xinhua Hotel (Renminnan Road)
Address: 2-6 Renminnan Road, Yuexiu District (Interchange with Jiangxi Road)
Tel: 020-81882688, 020-81889788
Home Inn (commercial pedestrian street shop)
Address: TaiBai City 4-9 floor, No. 82, Shangjiu Road, Liwan District, Guangzhou
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|How to get to Shisanhang Clothing Wholesale Market|
|Take Guangzhou Metro Line 6 , get off at Culture Park Metro Station and Exit D, Then walk north along Zhenan Road and walk east along Shanmulan Road. The total walking distance is about 340 yards. (Guangzhou Metro Map)|