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shopping for locally made clothng in main tourist area

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shopping for locally made clothng in main tourist area

Hi, I was wondering if anyone can suggest some shopping place

for locally made clothing ( sweaters, shirts, coats, pants etc) in

the main tourist area or near our hotel Titan Times Hotel. We do

not need any brand name, just some decent local clothing is fine.

thanks so much.

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1. Re: shopping for locally made clothng in main tourist area

Locally made clothing is hard to find in Xian. Most of the shops are selling clothing like in other cities. There is no difference on the producing places of the clothing. Bell Tower is the city center where lots of stores are opened. You could go there for shopping. East Street is also a place for budget clothing, especially on the north side of the road.

It costs about 15 mins from your hotel to Bell Tower. You could either take a taxi or take the public bus.

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2. Re: shopping for locally made clothng in main tourist area

hai:

The hotel where you are staying is located to the west of xian. If you walk outside your hotel and go north about two city blocks, you can find a market named DA GUAN YUAN (大观圆) whole sale center, where I can find everything you want, local brand with unexpensive price.

If you are not confident to find it, the concierge of hotel will give your favour.

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3. Re: shopping for locally made clothng in main tourist area

Hi Bryanbai, so the outlet place that you mentioned, is it walking distance

from our hotel., I am not sure how far is 2 blocks, and if it is walkable,

about how long will it take to walk there. Do you also know what time

they close and open.

thanks so much for all the advice that you have provided me.

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Hai:

I am sorry to reply your post a little late.

I strongly recommend you to call a taxi to go to that place. 10 rmb can cover the taxi fee. Though it is walkable distance, traffics are very complicated and busy.

The hundred small shops in that whole sale center mostly open their business at 9:oo am early till 7:oo pm at night. Hopefuliy ,you can find your needs. If you still cannot find it, you can call me(13991987358), I will give your favour.

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6. Re: shopping for locally made clothng in main tourist area

Hi Bryanbai, I forgot to ask if you should bargain at this market that you

mention, and how much you should bargain. Perhaps, if you are familar

with this place, can you quote me what would be average price of a wool

sweater, a T- shirt and wool pants .Just average or range is fine. That way

I have an idea how much to expect.

Thanks so much for your info

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7. Re: shopping for locally made clothng in main tourist area

hai:

I have been there many times. You can bargain over there but not too much .10-20 percent of the original price are acceptable for them. Because the price of most stuff sold over are 50 percent lower than the similarities in the shopping mall of downtown.Hopefully you can find what do you want.

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8. Re: shopping for locally made clothng in main tourist area

Hi Bryanbai, do you mean you can ask for 10 to 20% off the price that

they tell you, or do you mean you end up paying 10 to 20% of the original

price that they quote you.(this would be considered as a big discount to me ) I am not quite clear what you meant.

Thanks so much for your info.

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9. Re: shopping for locally made clothng in main tourist area

hai:

10-20 percent of discount of the original price,they are acceptable for owners of shops.

Few people can speak English over there , but you can bargain the price through the calculator. That is locals shopping place. Only cash are aviliable for them.

I suggest that you can bring 500 rmb may cover the price of your requirement. enjoy your shopping.

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Thanks so much. I really appreciate your info