Been here quite a few times.
It is one the most busiest streets you will see in GZ. Visit once but to be honest there is not much difference between this street and any other bust pedestrian street anywhere in the world.
Please be aware of the hawkers trying to sell you fake goods. They target foreign visitors and can be very persistent. Fake designer goods are not a good idea to purchase here as they will be significantly over priced. They are substandard quality and China is currently very anti fake products.
There is a very good clothes shop here that sells traditional Chinese outfits. Have bought dresses and outfits for my wife and children. A number of the sales staff speak very good English and the prices are very reasonable.
Keep in mind that China is not the place to go shopping for western brands as often they are significantly higher in price than they are in other countries due to Luxury tax. However, if you want to buy some amazing Chinese tea or other Chinese products then you can get a good bargain for some very good quality products.
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