Shazhou Night Market

Opening Hours: 24 hours (06:00 ~ middle night for business hour )

Tickets: Free

Shazhou Night Market, situated on East Yangguan Road, stands out as one of the most captivating night markets in China. Over the years, it has become a must-visit destination for tourists exploring the culturally rich city of Dunhuang. As night falls, the market comes to life, with vibrant lights illuminating the bustling atmosphere. Visitors from various regions flock to the market, eager to immerse themselves in its vibrant ambiance and discover culinary delights that cater to their tastes.

The heart of the market is dominated by a myriad of snack stalls, offering a diverse array of delectable treats to tantalize the taste buds of visitors. From traditional local delicacies to international flavors, there is something to satisfy every palate. Meanwhile, the outer streets are lined with souvenir vendors, offering an assortment of handcrafted goods and mementos for tourists to take home as cherished keepsakes.

One of the highlights of Shazhou Night Market is the presence of Uyghur vendors from Xinjiang, who showcase beautifully handmade crafts and artifacts, adding a touch of ethnic charm to the market. Additionally, the outer street features a selection of cozy Western traveler cafes and outdoor barbecue stalls, where visitors can unwind and indulge in mouthwatering dishes such as succulent mutton skewers paired with refreshing local apricot juice. These establishments provide the perfect setting for travelers to relax, socialize, and lose themselves in the vibrant energy of the night market.

Shazhou Night Market offers a sensory feast for visitors, combining the allure of exotic flavors, unique handicrafts, and convivial atmosphere. Whether exploring the central snack stalls, browsing the souvenir vendors, or savoring the flavors of a barbecue feast, a visit to this iconic night market promises an unforgettable culinary and cultural experience in the enchanting city of Dunhuang.

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