Most people call it the Zhongda Fabric Market even though it is actually not a market but an area with at least 16 separate market buildings. In this area you cannot only find fabrics, but all kinds of materials and accessories needed for the clothing production. That’s why we call it the Zhongda Fabrics and Accessories Market Area.
It is one of the famous wholesale market areas in Guangzhou, where several wholesale markets are located close to each other.
In each market building there are hundreds or thousands of manufacturers and wholesalers, which offer fabrics and accessories like buttons, zipper, beads, rhinestones, ribbons, sew-on patterns and many more.
How to get there?
The Zhongda metro station can be reached from Guangzhou Railway Station or from Guangzhou South Railway Station via line 2 to Changgang and from there just two stations with line 8. From the Airport or from Guangzhou East Railway Station you can take line 3 and change to line 8 at Kecun. If you go there by taxi, use the address below.
Zhongda (中大) is the abbreviation for the nearby Sun Yat-sen University (中山大学， Zhongshan Daxue), which also gave the name to the metro station under Xingang West Road (Chinese: 新港西路) and Lixin Road (Chinese: 立新路) and the Zhongda bus station.
Name: 中大市场区 Pinyin: Zhōng dà shìchǎng qū English: Zhongda Market Area Alternative: Zhongda Fabric Market Products: Fabrics, Accessories District: Haizhu District City: Guangzhou Zhongda Station Zhongda Wufeng Zhongda Wufeng North Square of SYSU
Zhongda Fabric Market Opening Hours
There are 16 independent market buildings and the shops might not follow the opening hours of the building, so not every shop will have the same opening hours.
This is a general guideline: The markets are open every day, Monday to Sunday (except for Chinese New Year). Most markets are open between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm.
We recommend you to visit the markets from the morning till the early afternoon. In the late afternoon and evening (4 to 7 pm) the area is really getting busy and there is always traffic jam on Ruikang Road, because hundreds of people want to leave with their cars and bikes full of fabric.
The Zhongda Fabric Market is located in Haizhu District of Guangzhou, south of the Sun Yat-Sen University. To go there use one of the following addresses:
- Zhongda Station: 114 Xingang West Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou (广州市海珠区新港西路114号 – 中大地铁站)
- GZ Int’l Textile City: 2 Jinfang Rd, Haizhu Qu, Guangzhou Shi (广州市海珠区金纺路2号 – 广州国际轻纺城)
- Pearl River International Textile City: Yijing Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou (广州市海珠区逸景西路 – 珠江国际纺织城)
- Yinling Textile City: Fengjing Road, Haizhu Qu, Guangzhou Shi (广州市海珠区凤景西路 – 银岭家纺城)
Zhongda Fabric Market Map
The wholesale markets are located in and around the triangle of Xingang West Road in the north, Dongxiao South Road in the south-west and Ruikang Road in the east. Since there are many wholesale markets located along Ruikang Road it is a good place to start your search for fabrics and accessories.
List of wholesale markets in the Zhongda Fabric Market Area
Below you can see several wholesale market places in our alphabetical list.
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The picture of North Square of SYSU has been provided by AlexHe34 via Wikimedia Commons and is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0. The picture of Guangzhou Railway Station is based on an image by Zhangzhugang (Own work) and is licensed under GFDL or CC BY-SA 4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0 via Wikimedia Commons. Thanks for providing it! The market is also called: Guangzhou Zhongda Fabric Market / Zhong Da Fabric Market / Zhongda Market Guangzhou.