People’s Square Marriage Market

One of the great things about experiencing other cultures is to see all the stuff that is so incredibly weird and foreign to me but completely normal for others. One of these things is the marriage market.

Shanghai’s marriage market takes place every weekend in People’s park. It’s a gathering of parents and grandparents who, most likely unbeknownst to their kids, come looking for a spouse for their kids. Age, height, home ownership, income and job are the main items listed. Read more about this fascinating China phenomenon here!

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People’s Square Marriage Market

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