Tourists are advised to buy some souvenirs of local characteristics.
Local art handicrafts:
Paper-cuts featuring folk customs
Lacquerware of various patterns boasting a long history
Wutai ink stones, both practical and exquisitely designed
Chengni ink stones, one of the four famous ink stones in China
Special local products:
Wutai mushrooms, as famous as the mushrooms produced in Zhangjiankou, Hebei province Wutai Codonopsis pilosula (a kind of ginseng) of fine quality Tongchuan pears, the "Golden Melon" in ancient times as well as an imperial tribute
Shopping street: Yanglin Commercial Street in Taihuai township, the center of the Mount Wutai area There are souvenir stores or shops at some tourist sites.
Tips: Price is negotiable when buying special local products.
Special local products: Baode dates, Chengni ink stones, Daixian paper-cuts, Daixian lacquerware, Fanzhi membranous milkvetch roots, Hequ Malus micromalus, carps growing in the Yellow River, Xianglong wooden walking sticks and bowls, Shujinsan (a traditional Chinese medicine), Wutai Codonopsis pilosula, Wutai mushrooms, Wutai ink stones and Tongchuan pears
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