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Song Xian Qiao Antique and Art Market

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22 Apr 2017
“Good Tourist Market.”
16 Apr 2017
“Good local art an 'antiques'”
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

Nice experience. Expensive, and very touristy. Still a nice visit. The cheaper shops are on the outside, inside they are selling the same for 50%-200% more.

1  Thank mikeinsingapore
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I have visited here a number of times and find it fascinating with lots of original Chinese art available (you need to go upstairs to view it). The prices are also reasonable but you do need to bargain quite hard. Not many 'foreign' tourists get...More

Thank Malcolm P
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The Song Xian Qiao antique market was great to just wander around for an hour or so, there was some quite interesting knick knacks, didn't really see any 'real antiques' (although it was early and things were still opening); the Shu embroidered pictures were pretty...More

1  Thank MaisyB
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Nice area, really like to go there and look arround find interesting things. Not easy to find but worth going.

Thank Frank V
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This was an interesting place but I was hoping for a bit more. I've been to similar places in Shanghai and Beijing and found lots more and at more reasonable prices. Chengdu is just different and that takes some getting used to. This isn't a...More

2  Thank ualu2
Reviewed 18 August 2015

I make a special trip to the Song Xian Qiao Antique and Art Market every time that I am in Chengdu. There are hundreds of bead and trinket vendors on the ground floors, but upstairs you will find the artists and art dealers. Given that...More

2  Thank Happiestbaby
Reviewed 20 April 2015

We went out to this place not knowing what to expect but it was better than my expectations. It's mostly a Tibetan fair of sellers in booths with tables lined up with the usual beads and arts & crafts and books and antiques that you...More

2  Thank IanRogers
Reviewed 16 February 2014

Neat little spot by the river with a variety of antiques of different periods. I found that things weren't up and running fully until almost 11 in the morning the day I visited but if you're into little treasures should be worth the wait. In...More

2  Thank NobodySeesTheShow
Reviewed 28 January 2013

After first visiting the rest of Chengdu shopping areas and markets, the Song Xian Qiao market was by far the best. We should have skipped the rest of the tourist shops and headed straight for this one. With hundreds of shops and two floors of...More

4  Thank Happiestbaby
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