Guzhen Town is located in Zhongshan City, Guangdong Province. It is “the capital of light-fixtures in China”. In 2014, the total output value of the lighting industry hit 16.08 billion yuan, accounting for more than 60% of the Chinese market. The total export value was 480 million US dollars with exports going to more than 130 countries and regions such as Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, Southeast Asia, Japan, the United States and Europe. The town has 2,703 lighting and accessories manufacturing enterprises. In Guangdong Province, 75% of the lamps retailers source from the Guzhen Town factory. In China, Lighting market in Guzhen Town is the most important lighting wholesale market. Guzhen Town lighting market attracts many retailers locally and aboard. So, how can you purchase light-fixtures at Guzhen Town easily? Leelinesourcing has written this sourcing guide to help you source the best light-fixtures with ease. It is our hope that it will help you out.
As a foreigner, traveling to Guzhen town for purchasing might be a challenge. Transport means to Guzhen town usually poses a problem to foreigners. However, we’ve made some trip plans for your reference:
1. A Non-stop flight
If you want to arrive in Guzhen town in Zhongshan City, you can first take a flight to Guangzhou city in Guangdong province. Take America as an example, the flowing cities have non-stop flights to Guangzhou city: New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
2. Transfer flights
If there is no non-stop flight in your city, take it easy. You can transfer your flight in Shenzhen, Hong Kong or Shanghai. This is also very convenient.
a.Shenzhen – Zhongshan: You can take a high speed rail or a bullet train. The whole journey is about 1 hour and 30 minutes. Ticket rates: $12-$87.
b. Hong Kong – Guangzhou – Zhongshan
Hong Kong – Guangzhou:
Take a flight: Whole journey is about 1 hour. Ticket rate: $167.
Guangzhou – Zhongshan
Take a bullet train: Whole journey is about 30minutes. Ticket rate: $3.73
c. Shanghai – Guangzhou – Zhongshan
Shanghai – Guangzhou
Take a flight: Whole journey is about 2hours and 30 minutes. Ticket rates: $162-$514.
Shanghai – Guangzhou
Take a high speed rail: Whole journey is about 8 hours. Ticket rates: $118-$370.
Guangzhou – Zhongshan
Take a bullet train: The whole journey is about 30 minutes and ticket rate is $3.73
3. Zhongshan city – Guzhen Town
Public bus: Take No.039 bus and pass 8 stations. Get off at Chenggui Zhongshanbei station and transfer to No.K05 bus that passes through 6 stations. Get off at Sihai department store station.
Taxi: The whole journey is about 1 hour and costs about ￥100.
When you come to Zhongshan city, Guangdong province, you will have to taste the authentic Cantonese food and Zhongshan snacks. You don’t have to try every food; we recommend several famous Zhongshan specialties for you:
1. Shiqi Young Pigeon
Shiqi food is mainly composed of a young pigeon. It is famous food known for its large size, thick breasts, full muscles, tender and smooth meat. The pigeons brewed by many restaurants in Shijie are also very popular for diners.
2. Shaxi Braised Meat
This is a meaty and savory meal that you have to try. It is fatty but does not have any greasy. The skin part of the pig is quite sumptuous. Those who are afraid of eating fat meat will be surprised by the unique taste of this meat.
3. Shenwan Pineapple
This is a pineapple food which is quite common Shenwan Town, Zhongshan City and named as“Shenwan Pineapple”. Generally, it is about one kilogram per pineapple. It has golden color and thin skin. It is rare that the meat is crisp, slag-free, sweet and fragrant.
When you came to Guzhen town, accommodation is one of the issues you have to sort out early enough. There are many hotels in Guzhen town ranging from economy hotels to star rated hotels. So, how do you find a comfortable hotel to sleep? We will recommend several hotels for your reference:
1. Wanwei Hotel
Wawei hotel has more than 100 star-standard quality rooms with unique designs that make the rooms more spacious and bright. Rooms feature stylish and avant-garde furnishings so that you can enjoy the warmth and comfort.
House type: Standard business room, standard double bed room, luxury business room, luxury double bed room and luxury business suite.
Room facilities: Wi-Fi, 24hours hot water, hairdryer, telephone, TV etc.
Hotel service: Car hailing, morning call, group tour and baggage deposit.
Hotel facilities: Parking lot, chess and card room, tearoom and karaoke.
Reference price: ￥280
Address: Wanwei Square C District, No.59, Tongxin road, Guzhen Town, Zhongshan City.
2. Zhonghan Lihe Hilton Garden Hotel
The hotel is located in the heart area of Lihe Square in Guzhen town. The rooms are stylish and elegant. They are equipped with LCD TVs, comfortable desks and chairs, and high-speed internet access throughout the hotel to make your office more efficient.
House type: Standard queen-size bed room, standard double bed room, high-level queen-size bed room, high-level double bed room, luxury queen size bed room and luxury suite.
Room facilities: Wi-Fi, 24hours hot water, hairdryer, telephone, TV etc.
Hotel service: Car hailing, morning call, postal service and baggage deposit.
Hotel facilities: Parking lot and a fitness room.
Reference price: ￥433
Address: No.103, Tongxin Road, Guzhen Town, Zhongshan City.
3. Dongfang Hotel
Dongfang Hotel is a European-styled building with a garden-style leisure land. It is a hotel that integrates guest rooms, catering, conference, entertainment, and lighting procurement. All rooms are warm, comfortable and elegant. You can be sure of enjoying a comfortable and quiet night.
House types: Boutique room, European style room, modern high-level room, luxury single room and family suite.
Room facilities: Wi-Fi, 24hour hot water, hairdryer, telephone, TV etc.
Hotel service: Car hailing, morning call, baggage deposit and group tour.
Hotel facilities: parking lot, fitness room, massages room, chess and card room, karaoke.
Reference price: ￥359
Address: No.1, Zhongxing Avenue, Guzhen Town, Zhongshan City.
Guzhen Town, Zhongshan City is a world-famous known as “the capital of lighting”. There are lighting stores everywhere in this ancient town. How can you purchase light-fixtures easily in this town? We have selected a few lighting wholesale markets that represent the entire market for your reference:
1. Starlight Alliance Lighting Plaza
The Starlight Alliance Lighting Plaza is located in the center of the Guzhen town. It has a total construction area of nearly 300,000 square meters. There are three major pavilions in this plaza which include the international top light-fixture brand pavilion, the international LED light effect experience hall and the Chinese high-end lighting brand pavilion. From lighting design to architectural design, the Starlight Alliance puts the “light-fixture” first. It fully integrated with the lighting industry’s characteristics presenting a modern, stylish and humane designs offering visual experience and shopping experience for global buyers.
Address: No.68, Zhongxing Avenue, Guzhen Town, Zhongshan City.
2. Huayi Lighting Plaza
Lighting industry in Zhongshan city has a great reputation in the country. The lighting products in the city usually rank top when it comes to quality and style. Huayi Lighting Plaza in Zhongshan lighting wholesale market has a lighting industrial park with an area of 200,000 square meters. It also features a head office business hall of over 20,000 square meters. Huayi Lighting Plaza has successfully built a systematic chain covering the development, production, sales and after-sales of related products such as lamps, light sources and accessories.
Address: No.38, Qijing Road, Guzhen Town, Zhongshan City.
3. Lighting Capital·Times Lighting Plaza
Times Lighting Plaza is a comprehensive commercial real estate integrating business, leisure, entertainment and accommodation. You can book your hotel room here and make purchases on the same building at your own convenience. The building area is 79,000 square meters. This is a 25-storey building flat. The first 1-9 floors are large-scale lighting stores while the 10-25 floors are star-rated business hotels. Times Lighting Plaza is a unique large-scale lighting market in Guzhen town with a huge collection of domestic top lighting brands. As a large-scale professional lighting plaza in Guzhen town, Times Lighting Plaza features high-end supporting facilities, which can be called the“seven-star” gorgeous lighting hall. It is a creative plaza with excellent planning.
Address: No.12, Xinxing Zhong Road, Guzhen Town, Zhongshan City.
In addition to the above-mentioned large-scale lighting plaza, the lighting stores on both sides of Guzhen Street are generally open in wholesale factories and products sell at very low prices. You can also look around this area to get bargain light-fixtures. Well, these are just a few of the many lighting accessories market in Guzhen. There several other markets that you can visit. These markets include the Qifang Lighting Accessories Market, Guyi Lighting Accessories Market, Ruifeng Lighting Accessories Market, China Lighting Accessories Center, Huaxing LED Lighting Accessories and much more. If you want to buy accessories for lamps, you can go to these places.
There are several logistics centers in Guzhen Town but you also can deliver goods in Zhongshan City. Merchants are usually responsible for the delivery. You can also contact leelinesourcing for delivery services. We have professionals that can arrange delivery for you in an effective way.
When purchasing, as a foreigner, language is one of the biggest challenge you’re likely going to face. However, this should not worry you as Leelinesourcing has professional buyers that can help with communication. Our buyers will help you choose high quality goods at the best prices while keeping you safe from scams. At the same time, they can negotiate the best prices with merchants to help you save money and time.
Visiting Zhongshan City
Zhongshan is a national historical and cultural city. The Xiangshan culture was born in Zhongshan, and is an important source of the modern Chinese culture. Zhongshan enjoys the reputation of the hometown of overseas Chinese. Once is Zhongshan City, you can spare a few hours and tour some of the tourist attractions. We recommend the following places for you.
1. Sun Yat-sen’s Former Residence
The former residence of Zhongshan is located in Cuiheng Village, Nanlang Town; 17.6 km southeast of Zhongshan City. It was designed by Mr. Sun Yat-sen. The former residence is a two-storey building with a brick and wood structure. It also features the combination of Chinese and Western styles. A wall surrounds the courtyard while the exterior is slightly decorated with the flavor of Western architecture. The interior on the other hand features structures and furnishings of traditional houses in Zhongshan.
2. Sunwen West Road
This is an old street built during the Sui and Tang Dynasties with a rich history of 800 years. Most of the existing old buildings were built during the Qing Dynasty and the Republic of China. They were usually built by overseas Chinese who returned to China. The architectural style is a mixture of European colonial architecture and Lingnan arcade style. It is called “Nanyang architecture style” in architecture. Since 1997, the government has invested heavily in Sunwen West Road to repair it. Overall, it is a great place for leisure, shopping and entertainment. It is one of the most prosperous commercial streets in Zhongshan today.
3. Zhongshan Hot Spring
Zhongshan Hot Spring is close to Luosanmei Mountain. It is also close to Zhongshan Hot Spring Hotel and Zhongshan Hot Spring Golf Club. The Spring has received Chinese national leaders such as Deng Xiaoping, Jiang Zemin and Li Peng. Important international figures such as Prince Sihanouk of Cambodia have also visited this place. Zhongshan Hot Spring Golf Club is the first golf course in China with international standards.
By now, your sourcing trip is almost finished and it is time you returned home. Remember to confirm your return route and book your ticket in advance. Make sure you keep your documents and other luggage safe to avoid any issues at the airport.
This is Leelinesourcing’s purchase guide for Guzhen town in Zhongshan city. It is our hope that you will have an excellent time in China. In case of any questions or problem, please feel free to contact us. We have over ten years of experience helping shoppers like you and will be more than glad to help out.
Wish you a prosperous business and a pleasant journey.
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