Elegant Xiling Painted Pottery, amongst the most famous ceramics in China, is a popular purchase. Fans of Chinese ancient culture should be on the look out for the so-called "four studying treasures," i.e. the writing brush, ink stick, ink slab and paper. Another local specialty is the Three Gorges Stone, featuring natural patterns, which local people believe have important symbolism. Sanxia oranges, wine and tea are also worth taking home.
With the hilly landscape and warm
subtropical monsoon climate, Yichang is abundant of nature specialties
including a sort of fruits, such as citrus, kiwi fruit and persimmon;
teas, Chinese herbs. In addition, snacks and wines in Yichang are also
in high quality.
Recommended shopping places for you in Yichang are
New Era Shopping Square in Jiefang Road, Guomao shopping mall in Xiling
Road and Wuling tea market.
Citrus in Yichang
citrus, also named in Sanxia citrus, is a popular fruit in Yichang with
history of more than two thousand years. Citrus are juicy and sweet
with thin skin and soft flesh, rich in various vitamins and good effect
of clearing heat and removing toxicity. In Yichang, citrus are the
necessary fruit in most places to treat guests and friends. Yichang
citrus are high quality production to export aboard including The United
States, Canada, Australia, and Albania.
tea is a kind of green tea produced in Wufeng Tujia Autonomous County
where most residents are Tu minority in China. Due to the advantage of
landscape with fertile land, abundant rainfall and moderate temperature,
Wufeng tea is ranked to one of the top tea in China grew among the
hills in Yichang.Shaoshu Crisp of the Yangtze Gorges
When it comes to local special product, shaoshu crisp of the Yangtze Gorges must be recommended. It’s a folk traditional food of Tujia minority, its main material is sweet potato and sticky rice and egg and it uses traditional Tujia crafting to make this special taste.