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Shazhou Nightly Market

Yangguan East Road, Dunhuang, China
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Nice night market

A good night market with several souvenir stands and shops. Most of the things being sold are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bjnomads
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Beijing, China
Nice Mix of Local and Tourist

There are two parts to the night market — the artisan stalls and the food street. The stalls have... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Paul B
,
Guangzhou, China
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“night market” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Yangguan East Road, Dunhuang, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good night market with several souvenir stands and shops. Most of the things being sold are common but picking through you can find a few good souvenirs. The bigger attraction is the food. Plenty of barbecue restaurants along the south of the market- just...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are two parts to the night market — the artisan stalls and the food street. The stalls have a decent enough variety of usual trinkets, but they also have some more uniquely made art pieces. Best of all is we did not feel hassled...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

There is nothing special about this street. The shops and street vendors mostly sell the same thing with very little differentiation. We got bored after walking around for 10 mins.

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

I always like to go to a local market to get a sense of what people eat or use so this Night Market was on the agenda. I was lucky to go there with my excellent tour guide from Dunhuang Travel Guide service@dunhuangtravel.com. In fact,...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

I stayed in Dunhuang for 2 nights. The first night I stayed at a youth hostel right beside the Shazhou Market right in the middle of Dunhuang Downtown. It was easy and convenient to find my way from the train station to Dunhuang Downtown. took...More

1  Thank soh_kien_peng
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

This market was quite large with a big produce section where I bought some rare bananas. I also bought a Gansu horse statue - so I guess it was better than most. Nice to browse if you have time and after curios.

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Very large and clean outdoor night market with lots of dining and shopping. Perfect place to go after about 7 pm.

Thank cdvanha
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

It is a combination of street food vebdors, junk sellers and some food stalls mainly spices, nuts and dried fruits. It has some atmosphere but nothing special.

Thank Oldjack
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Basically for tourist who needs to buy something back to remind them of their visit to this town. Almost all the stalls are selling the same tourist items. It is a good place to while your time away as there is not much to do...More

1  Thank Steven_Teo
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Very nice place to eat and buy some souvenirs, really good food, I highly recommend the lamb ribs and the fresh yogurt. From time to time they also have some live music, Chinese people singing traditional songs (in the evening at least). They also have...More

1  Thank Jacqueline_Jacques
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