The essence of the Chinese New Year permeated Xiaohe street in Gongshu district, Hangzhou recently, where the air was filled with the rich aroma of tradition.
The streets were lively, with lanterns hanging overhead, couplets adorning walls, and the tantalizing sight of glistening sausages and succulent soy-glazed ducks.
The occasion was none other than the cultural market for the upcoming Year of the Dragon, which drew wave after wave of visitors, offering a hearty display of earthly delights.
As dusk settled in, the market came alive with the glow of lanterns and the chatter of families enjoying the festivities. Stalls and vendors showcased a plethora of goods, from traditional delicacies to cultural artifacts, all contributing to the immersive atmosphere.
With each step through Xiaohe street, visitors were treated to a sensory journey of sights, sounds, and flavors, making the market a destination not just for shopping but for savoring the essence of the upcoming Spring Festival.