Wenshan City Shopping

Wenshan city is a multi-cultural city with many ethnic minority groups, including the Zhuang, the Miao, the Yi, the Buyi, the Hui, the Yao, and the Bai. They live together harmoniously and retain their cultural legacy and life practices. Wenshan is known as the "Sanqi Village "(三七之乡),Sanqi is great medicinal value.Besides, Capsicum of Qiubei(丘北的辣椒) Rice noodle(砚山的米线), Babao Rice in Guangnan(广南的八宝) . You can find in Wenshan local market.

Sanqi, Wenshan

Sanqi, Wenshan 文山三七

The Autonomous Region of Wenshan teems with Sanqi which is also called Tianqi. It got its names because it has three branches and seven leaves. (in Chinese, three is san, and seven is qi) Sanqi is a kind of plants of panax, Araliaceae. The uncooked Sanqi can stanch, strengthen the heart, dispel the extravasated blood, help the new flesh to grow, lessen the swelling, and ease the pain. 


Capsicum of Qiubei, Wenshan  丘北辣椒

The capsicum is a famous local specialty of the Qiubei County. Since the end of the Ming Dynasty, they have been growing here for more than 300 years. The capsicum of Qiubei has the characteristics such as small, fleshy, bright-coloured, peppery, fragrant, and with a high quantity of heat and a high content of fat.The capsicum of Qiubei can not only serve as the seasonings, but can also stimulate the secretion of the gastric juice, and help the digestion. They are also called “the Small Capsicum of Yunnan”


Rice Noodle, Wenshan 砚山米线

Rice noodle is a local specialty in Yunnan, and the rice noodle produced in Yanshan is even the best among the best. It is famous for it is white, shining, fine, flexible and able to endure the heat.


Ginseng in Wenshan 人参

Panax Notoginseng is the valuable and traditional Chinese medicine mainly produced in Yunnan which has been cultivated for more than 400 years. The quality of Panax Notoginseng produced in Wenshan is the best. This highly valuable crude drug has the function of hematischesis, blood invigoration to disperse stasis, detumescence to stop hurts, and nutrition and lustihood,etc. It enjoys the good reputation of The One Not to Be Exchanged for Gold”The King of Ginseng” and The Pearl in Southern China”.


Wenshan Zhuang Brocade 文山壮锦

Zhuang Brocade is one of the four most famous brocades in China. There are two kinds of Zhuang Brocade: woven brocade and embroidered brocade. The woven brocade has vivid patterns and bright colours. It is strong and able to endure, and is usually used to make bedspread, hangings, bags, and so on. The embroidered brocade is made by embroidering featured patterns on the cloth or on the woven brocade. It is colourful and charming.


Zhuang Ethnic Embroidery  Shoes 绣花鞋

Guangnan County in Wenshan Miao and Zhuang Autonomous Prefecture is known for its Zhuang ethnic culture.