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Weitang Chinese Pearl and Gem City

Weitang Town, Xiangcheng District | China Pearls, Suzhou 215134, China
+86 139 1551 1489
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As always , 15 min presentation which was actually very interesting and than almost 2hr for... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
Anna-Maria U
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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
A must visit whilst in Suzhou

A good way out of town but get the taxi to wait for you and all's well. Lots of stalls and... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
Dunxs1
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Yorks, England
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Weitang Town, Xiangcheng District | China Pearls, Suzhou 215134, China
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

As always , 15 min presentation which was actually very interesting and than almost 2hr for shopping. I am not amateur of pearls, but I wanted to buy sth for my Mom and find sth in reasonable price was difficult.

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Reviewed 28 May 2017

A good way out of town but get the taxi to wait for you and all's well. Lots of stalls and slightly more high end shops around the edges of the building all selling pearls, jade and various jewellery items. Haggle hard and always push...More

1  Thank Dunxs1
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

As others have said here on other reviews, China Pearls and Gems City in Weitang can be overwhelming but also a shopper's paradise. We went with a couple that had shopped there before. The wife happened to be Chinese. They had a few stands that...More

4  Thank Charley57_01
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

I have bought pearls in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong and now Suzhou. Pearl and Gem City is overwhelming if you are a first time buyer. The vendor at boutique #17 was extremely helpful and patient with me. I spent well over 2 hours with...More

3  Thank Pam M
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The Pearl Market ״bursa״ is amazing. Prices are really great compared to any other retail or distributor jewelry shops so bring cash and stack up. There are various types of pearls ranging from low to high prices. There are endless stalls with strands and strands...More

1  Thank debsi
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Reviewed 28 November 2015

As other reviewers have noted, this market is overwhelming, so it pays to determine your goals/budget beforehand. I would advise bringing a picture of what you want. I was shopping for colourful pieces and pearl enhancers, and went to Mrs. Hang in number 17 (back...More

Thank BostonGCC
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Reviewed 11 November 2015

Visited the pearl market on many occasions and are always happy with my buys. The place is not so easy to find, the best way is taking the high speed train to Suzhou Bei and then take a taxi for approx. 20 rmb. Besides a...More

3  Thank 491max
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Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Lots of vendors and options to choice from. I was not well educated before going and had a vague idea of what I was looking for. I purchased a few items that I felt good with and walked away happy knowing I would have paid...More

1  Thank Robert B
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Reviewed 30 April 2015

This is a mix of established shops around the outside and a bunch of tables packed in the middle. You will have everybody clamoring for your business. I went to one of the established places on the far right end called Wangshi Zhuba. They had...More

1  Thank Bobo185
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Reviewed 9 February 2015 via mobile

I've been here a handful of times, stopping by everytime I'm in suzhou on business. Every time I go to the same shop, #17, in the back left corner. They are very nice, speak good English, and can make any pearl piece of jewelry you...More

4  Thank Paul G
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