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Kunming Shopping

Kunming owns everything of the modern city. Company buildings, shopping center, monopoly store inside the city, large supermarket stand up like a forest.
It is very convenient and relaxed to go shopping in Kunming. The distance between each market inside the city is nearer, the business districts compare for the concentration, and the Qingnian Road, Dongfeng Road and Zhengyi Road are all quite good shopping districts. The flower market in Shangyi Street in Kunming is very famous, the flowers can be sold for the catty; The flowers and birds market of the Jingxing Street not only sell the flowers and birds, but also have a great deal of national minority handicraft products. The handicrafts products of Kunming are very well-known, such as the tooth craving in Kunming, wood carving in Jianchuan etc. The main local special products are the dry goods of various wild germ, the race wax to dye, tie to dye etc. There are still the our country's famous places of cigarette- Yun Cigarette and Hongtashan.

The special product in Kunming

>>The wax dyes and ties dye
It is all a popular tradition to print to dye the way in some races of Yunnan, both of principle likeness, have the differentiation slightly on the craft. Dye to hang with the wall that firm dyer skill make into with the wax, other handicraft product, enrich the race special features very much, has been getting the favor of the domestic and international visitor deeply. If the visitor to buy, can go to the craft art store and each big markets to go to, in addition the Hunan Road is how many the store is particularly this merchandise of camp.
It is civil handicraft that is widely accepted the province national minority region of Yunnan that wax dye to print the handicraft product, the wax of Kunming dyes to face to anticipate the culture of blend the national minority of Yunnan, the pattern is special and novel, is ancient and generous, the price that a piece of wax dye cloth is about 15 Yuan or so.

>>Wood carving handicraft products
Various handicraft product with other animal, portrait make into with the more precious timber carving, ancient and interesting and novel, also be thing by visitor's fancy deeply. Have the words of interest, you can make choice of purchase to bring back to go to a little according to own fondness for, being the indoor decorations, their special features should be very the foot of, the more concentrated wood carving handicraft product sells to order on is the flowers and birds market, two is numerous handicraft product stores of the Hunan Road.

>>Tin machine
Is refined with the tin of various handicraft product also is very good, especially the wine of the tin system have, tea vessel, and tin painting etc., the external appearance is elegant, brightness such as mirror, gather practical with decorate for the whole body. Each big market and the craft art stores all sell in the city.

>>White medicine in Yunnan
The Yunnan white medicine of the curative effect magic is the wound saint medicine that have great reputation all at home and abroad, the guest goes to Yunnan a the trip might as well take to return a little. Each medicine store inside the city carry and all can buy.

>>Spot copper
Mix together with copper and other metals through handle but appear" have the copper of the spot", use the spot made of copper become of the work article west the rob, enrich the special features very much. The spot copper handicraft product is one of the special features merchandises that Kunming possesses the great reputation, among them transforming the cow tiger copper case, peacock, the tiger elephant...etc. of handle the empress to even belong to it represent it make. In the big market and craft art store sell.

>>Weiqi of Yunnan
Be so called Yunzi, was contribution in Ming and Qing, already have the history of hundreds of years, is a domestic and international and generally accepted go exquisite article, the characteristics is a white son to take just a little jade-green, the black piece is the deep dark yellowish green in fact, tenacity good, not the feeling comfort, the well-known product contain" Yunzi" and" Yongchang " two kinds of brands. To buy the Weiqi of Yunnan can arrive each big market and craft art stores.

>>The Tiaohua in Lunan
It is to gather to reside the traditional craft of person of the road south clan in autonomy County, the history is long. Pick the flower is an embroidery a kind of, to pick the flower adornment to wrap, clothes, turban etc. manages the dress special features of the white clan and road south person of greatly, it has the grandiloquent color of civil product beautiful. The road south picks to spend the main product contain shoulder bag, table cloth, curtain, dress...etc. Pick to spend the skill diverse, have the one side to pick, two-sided pick; there is plain color pick, having the new color silk thread to pick the flower. Some products pick, embroidering, repairing, the finished product choiceness, or thick put, expressed the Yi people intelligent wisdom and ability and the art creative powers well.

Mean to hang the pack, usually be called the race to wrap.The Dai, Yis, Hani, Jingpo, Lili etc. of Yunnan the races all produce and use the habit and a fondness for of the Tongpa. Among them, the Tongpa's history of the Dai Clan is most long, create the most elegant.
The Tongpa is a Dai Clan to knit the a kind of, developing the silk, hand and cotton blend, its of now to manufacture from the first, the cotton spinning exquisite, the style beauty, have the heavy living breathing and race special features. The Tongpa since is the necessity of the daily life, is an elegant craft art work again, for the Dai clan youth men and women to say, still express the token of promise of the feeling of the love mutually.
The Tongpa not only like for many of each ethnicity of side, but also caused the strong interest of the domestic and international visitors, increasingly become the tour trophy in of rob the hand goods.

>>Cloud Cigarette
It is the roasting cigarette in Yunnan, and then called the Cloud Cigarette or Cloud Leaf. With its good quality, the tobacco leaves oil is smooth plentiful full, organize delicate, the color is golden, luster good, the flexibility is strong, the nicotine content is just right, containing the amount of sugar high, burn sex good, the subtle fragrance come into nostrils, the cigarette's flavor is thick and famous call. Yunnan in addition to produce of roast the smoke, in addition to the assurance province pageboy smoke produce and the trade is in addition to export, still supplying 84 cigarette factories of 22 province, city, areas in the whole country, the conduct and actions produces the first grade cigarette to go together with to anticipate. Among them with the Yun Cigarette, Hongtashan, Asima, Shilin, Gonghexin, Hongmei, Dachongjiu, Honghe etc., be subjected to most the consumer to like.

>>Heavy colorful painting
Heavy colorful painting in Yunnan is rising to flow the parties in a painting of Yunnan.When painter make the painting, use the pencil or Chinese brush-pens first to hang up the line on the high paper, then apply color with the powder of water, heavy colorful the painting absorbs the advantage of Chinese painting and western paintings, heavy flavor, mechanism, the color is clear quick and refreshing, very rich adornment result. Heavy colorful painting can in the art gallery, guest house the one who buy to, among them level is not even, purchase should make a scrutiny into. There is interest purchase; oneself can look for the superior who visit the heavy colorful painting, coming to purchase directly.

>>The Report Spring Flower
Whenever the end of winter desire die, early spring come the moment, the report spring flowers take the most gorgeous and the most hot liver carriage, bloom ten thousand purple thousand red blossoms, emerge with bright one, the first approach that checks in the spring. So people emissary that reports the spring messenger as spring.
Spring the flower is the year view flower or the cherry grasses again, belonging to report the spring, report the spring, produce at first our country southwest department, among them category of Yunnan most. Our country has the report spring to spend totally 230 kinds of, Yunnan have 158 kinds of. Among them many is a wild species, from the high mountain to the even dam, from mound to the Clough, there is all the report trace and shadow of the spring flower in everywhere. The famous saying "limits of the earth where have no grasses of "is in Yunnan if uses to point to report the spring flower just like it divide. The Chinese New Year is in front and back, the report spring flower and beautiful mountain tea, gorgeous cuckoo, the radiant magnolia, the plum flower of a frost snow, draws a gorgeous and colorful painting book together, facing to cloud spring of the expensive plateau.

>>The camellia
Mountain camellia of Yunnan, spend the big color gorgeous, a stub that have blooms ten thousand, in imposing array, the red glow at sunset one. As early as more than 1300 years ago of the mountain camellia drive the people's detection. The cultivation begins from Sui, Tang, Sung is gradually many, a generation hereafter increase with each passing day.

>>Bamboo plait of Dai Clan
The bamboo plait is the craft that the family of Dai excel. If you have the opportunity to the country of Dai to do the guest, on stepping on that unique bamboo building, imitating the Buddha into the world that a bamboo weave: The wall uses the bamboo plait, the carpet is a bamboo plait a mat, indoor the furniture miscellaneous articles that display, big arrive wardrobe, small arrive lunch-box, small, and cool hat, rain cap, take along with small to carry on the back the basket, is not a bamboo plait neither of.
The bamboo plait handicraft product category is numerous, ancient of shape, the beauty is practical, is a best handicraft product. Inside Shizhu, outside paint gold, combine to press to printout the peacock feather and inset up the multicolored azure stone pattern, seem to be sumptuous, is a tools and implements that offers sacrifices to in Buddhist temple.

>>Brocade of Dai Clan
It is the folks brocade of Dai Clan, the women Dai Clan everyone will knit, the Brocade of Dai Clan take the knit work choiceness, the pattern is interesting and novel, the color is gorgeous, full of heavy race breathing but be known for.The assortment of the Brocade of Dai Clan and face to anticipate the dissimilarity, the price also has the difference, can see on everyplace stand, such as a common of skirt of Dai, the stand lord quotes 100 Yuan, can bargain 60 Yuan or so.

>>The purple pottery of Jianshui
It is the civil traditional handicraft product of Jianshui, began from the end of Yuan and the beginning of Ming. Use colors potter's clay creation Jianshui's near suburb to model, through calligraphy and painting, carve, fill to pare off, burn and dub out etc. the work preface, the pottery color and luster is deeply purple, the wood grain is snow-white, voice. Among them the jet-black white, is first grade.
The purple pottery species of Jianshui are numerous, boil the tool, tea vessel, flower pot and on the desks to display to decorate the thing etc. The mostly ancient of shape is cultured, have an unique style, used to steam, can steam the carnivorous article of chicken, pigeon...etc., fresh and beautiful abnormality.

>>The wood carving in Jianchuan
The history is long, the technical skill is consummate, having beautiful" the country of the wood carving" to call. The wood carving in Jianchuan used for the table, chair, tea side-table of indoor hall decoration, there is the furniture of the kits, such as" Shuangfengchaoyang"," Feilonglanyun" and" Kongquekaiping"...etc. in the upscale furniture amount to 24 more, inset in the in the interval especially to seem to be more beautiful and generous up the marble. In recent years, the wood carving factory in Jianchuan develops the gave birth to again a batch travel a handicraft product.
It is various handicraft products that makes into with the more precious timber carving, the ancient is interesting and novel, being favor by the visitor deeply. The wood carving handicraft product sale that compares the concentration order on is the flowers and birds market, two is numerous handicraft product store of the Hunan Road.

>>Tooth craving in Kunming
The history is long, the craft is consummate, separating stereoscopic tooth craving and Pingmian tooth craving, It is more well worth mentioning to engrave word group statue, the image is vivid, the craving work is fine, design delicately, it is a rare craft to collect the delicacy. Small tooth craving is about dozens of Yuan, a little bit is about one hundred Yuan.

>>The Wutongzouyin
It is special craft art technical skill in Yunnan. The products take black copper as the birth, carving various wood grain patterns on the birth, with the cold gold or silver in the interval, then present black yellow or clear adornment result of black and white, the color is very elegance. If making the black copper walk silver and the spot coppers and the tin system handicraft products to combine together, decorate the result to seem to be the more fresh and gorgeous lucidity.

>>Jade arethusa
The flower bud of the magnolia opens ago, the elephant Chinese brush-pen pen nib, past call the wood pen or hot again, can go into the medicine, there is effect of spread the cold, a nose. The fatty and thick frailty of the magnolia flower petal is delicate, wash clearly, dragged along from the face powder, refined sugar and water adjust of face, then fry in oil, becoming the joss-stick then delicate and tasty, do not have the magnolia a round flat cake of the taste.

>>Edible germ in Yunnan
Yunnan is in the Yungui Plateau, many mountains and forest, the weather is geniality, the volume of rain is abundant, in two quarters of summer and autumn, hour the sunny timely rain, for edible the growth of the germ bred to provide the very and beneficial condition. Edible germ species in Yunnan is numerous, the taste is each different, is valuable" good food in mountain" in the flavor food. Among them, what to have most the economy value is the chicken and loose, the bamboo, still having the cow liver germ, sheep's tripe germ, a germ in addition, stem germ, the monkey a germ...etc.

>>Fruit of Yunnan
Natural geography condition in Yunnan is superior, the mountain is high and water is long, the volume of rain is abundant, rich soil, and have the tropical zone, subtropics, temperate zone, the Frigid Zone weather. Various seasonal delicacy fruit, the species are numerous, all the year round continuously, streets of Kunming often the years all have the supply. The famous fruit have: The ivory fruit of Jinggu, pineapple of Xinping, Yuanyang, Yuanjiang and Lujiang, Zhiama Banana, Tiaobao Banana and Aijiao Bananb of Honghe, Yuxi, Simao, Dehong, the Baozhu pear of Chenggong, the green apple of Zhaotong, the yellow peach of the suburban area of Kunming, Taoli and huize of Kunming and Luliang, receive from of pomegranate, the jackfruit of the river valley District etc.

>>Jewelry and jade
Because of the reason of the history and geography, Yunnan became to take Kunming as the heart, with Tengchong, Ruiyi, Yingjiang Mengshi etc. for the jewelry and jade commercial center that rely on. The jade precious stone have: Ruby, blue precious stone; Beryl have: The grandmother is green, blue precious stone, diamond, garnet( the purple tooth is black), acetylene, amethyst, topaz, opal, peridot, green and loose stone, malachite of sea, only mountain jade, jade, agate, pearl etc. Among them, the jadeite is most famous. The jadeite is a kind of jadeite, mainly producing in Burma. The red is a, the green is a green. The jade is the much, once appear the, is the treasure in the treasure of" ten thousand green clusters in a little red". The chrysoprase that attains the precious stone class contain four kinds of greens adjust:The grandmother is green, the grass green, apple is green and jade-green.The characteristics of the good jadeite is:First the color and luster is gorgeous and brilliant;The next in order the quality is strong and tough and rare.

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