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Shidian County Shopping

What kinds of travel souvenirs should I take to my friend? Which specialties are only sold in Shidian County? It is well-known that Yunnan ethnic groups are good at hand-making. The handicrafts made by them are colorful and elegant. The interaction and collision of various cultures, customs, religions and colorful lifestyles offers visitors many things to see and buy. When you visit Shidian County, please don’t forget to buy some local souvenirs as keepsakes or to your relatives or friends. 

What to Buy

In Shidian County, visitors can buy a lot of specialties, such as Shidian Bean Slices(施甸豆片),Hetu Dashao(河图大烧), Dabaoipian (Big light pieces)(大薄片), Xiacun Bean Flour(下村豆粉), Shidian fermented soybeans in water(施甸水豆腐), Shidian Guzha(施甸骨蚱), Bingtang(冰糖) and so on. 

Shidian Bean Slices(施甸豆片)

Shidian Bean Slices are traditional famous food of Shidian. It takes local white peas as its main ingredients and it has a history of more than 100 years. Wave-shaped and light-yellow-colored, it looks light and transparent and tastes tender and delicious and it's rich in nutrition, which is the best food to treat guests by local people. The ways of cooking it are various: you may fry, toast, steam or boil it.

Hetu Dashao(河图大烧)

Eaten together with Xiachun bean noodles and another Baoshan traditional dish—Hetu Dashao, it will be much more wonderful. Dashao, or "toast pig", has always been a big dish for feast in Baoshan, of which the toast pigs made by people in Hetu village are especially famous.

The way of making it is complicated: kill the mature pig and wash it clean, then seal the cut. Mix sesame oil, honey, soybean sauce and many kinds of aromatic spices together to make the seasoning and apply the seasoning on the pig, then toast it on the charcoal fire. While toasting it, keep on applying seasoning on it until it's well-done. Dashao is crispy outside and tender inside. The skin looks golden and bright and tastes crispy, while the meat tastes fresh and sweet. Its color, aroma and taste are incomparable than those same food cooked with other methods.

Where to Buy

Department Store(百货大楼)

Address: The intersection of Xunyang Road and Xunyang Middle Road, Shidian County, Baoshan(保山市施甸县甸阳路与甸阳中路交叉口)

Shidian Specialty Store(施甸特产店)

Address: Shidian County, Baoshan(保山市施甸县)


Shiidan Specialty Exclusive Shop(施甸特产专卖店)

Address: Shidian County, Baoshan(保山市施甸县)

Tel: 0875-8122508

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