Shopping

Top shops in Wuhan’s Li Huangpi Road District

A restored area in Wuhan offers shopping and restaurants amid historical surroundings. By MARIO MA

Stroll around Li Huangpi Road District and you’ll see why it’s nicknamed the Street Museum. With its golden days in the late Qing dynasty (early 1900s), the area features historic Western architecture that’s been carefully restored and given new life, with old churches, offices and prominent homes now housing cafes and boutiques. Head to these peaceful pedestrian streets and get a feel for the Wuhan of a century ago.

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Allen Xie

3/F, 3 Luojiashan Street
Celebrity tailor Allen Xie has set up a gorgeous workshop and a whisky bar in a Spanish heritage building.

Credit: Miao Jian/Imaginechina

Meeting of Minds

85 Dongting Street
Behind an obscure storefront, this space sells crocheted accessories made by the owner.

Credit: Miao Jian/Imaginechina

Hemotang Desserts

44 Luojiashan Street
This place became internet famous thanks to its gorgeous handmade jelly creations.

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