Yanshan County Shopping

Yanshan enjoys the abundant natural resources. There are various specialties in Yanshan worthy to buy. Wenshan is known as the "Sanqi Village "(三七之乡),Sanqi enjoying great medicinal value. Besides, you can choose Capsicum of Qiubei(丘北的辣椒), Rice noodle(砚山的米线)  Sanqi  Black-bone Chicken(三七乌骨鸡). Here are some information about what & where to buy in Yanshan County. Hope you can enjoy your Yanshan shopping.

What to Buy


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. 


 Sanqi  black-bone chicken三七乌骨鸡

Sanqi stew chicken  is the famous cuisine of the Yanshan county, the method to make  Sanqi  black-bone chicken: use the clean water to wash the Sanqi root, then use  pot stew the root and chicken.


Zonba 粽粑

The flowers and the rice  are colorful, also the Zongba is colorful made by zhuang people. The rice of Zongba is colorful  and the shape of Zongba is various .


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. 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 "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 绣花鞋

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


Where to Buy

Jiajia Sanchi Specialty Shop 佳佳三七土特产店

Address: Farm Product Market, Jiangna Town, Yanshan County, Wenshan Prefecture


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