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Good street food experience

The shops around the market are more interesting than the markt itself. Good street food experience.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marcella S
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This market rocks. Lots to eat and lots to buy. Many mainland tourists and they were enjoying the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lankylee
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Yangguan East Road, Dunhuang, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The shops around the market are more interesting than the markt itself. Good street food experience.

Thank Marcella S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This market rocks. Lots to eat and lots to buy. Many mainland tourists and they were enjoying the warm evening. Don't expect a local market or a "native" experience. Just enjoy the bustle and loud commerce.

Thank Lankylee
Reviewed 21 July 2018

One of the great things about night markets is the local residents that come to the market for their dinner. This market was different. We did not see any Locals buying their food here. Only tourists and foreigners were here, and not very many people...More

Thank T S
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Just another night market selling the same stuff you get anywhere else and the same street food. If you’re new to Asia then worth a trip, if not it’s nothing special.

Thank nesamoolian
Reviewed 7 April 2018

A good night market with several souvenir stands and shops. Most of the things being sold are common but picking through you can find a few good souvenirs. The bigger attraction is the food. Plenty of barbecue restaurants along the south of the market- just...More

1  Thank bjnomads
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

There are two parts to the night market — the artisan stalls and the food street. The stalls have a decent enough variety of usual trinkets, but they also have some more uniquely made art pieces. Best of all is we did not feel hassled...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 20 December 2017

There is nothing special about this street. The shops and street vendors mostly sell the same thing with very little differentiation. We got bored after walking around for 10 mins.

Thank moumou199
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I always like to go to a local market to get a sense of what people eat or use so this Night Market was on the agenda. I was lucky to go there with my excellent tour guide from Dunhuang Travel Guide service@dunhuangtravel.com. In fact,...More

Thank Catlady88
Reviewed 1 December 2017

I stayed in Dunhuang for 2 nights. The first night I stayed at a youth hostel right beside the Shazhou Market right in the middle of Dunhuang Downtown. It was easy and convenient to find my way from the train station to Dunhuang Downtown. took...More

2  Thank soh_kien_peng
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This market was quite large with a big produce section where I bought some rare bananas. I also bought a Gansu horse statue - so I guess it was better than most. Nice to browse if you have time and after curios.

Thank Archaeobuff
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