New Year decorations seen at Hero Mountain Culture Market

The Hero Mountain Culture Market in Jinan, Shandong province is offering Jinan residents a dazzling array of New Year decorations featuring elements of traditional Chinese folk culture. Products range from New Year scrolls, festive lanterns and paper-cuttings to red envelopes and toys.

Founded in 1992, the Hero Mountain Culture Market is located north of Hero Mountain in Jinan’s Shizhong district. Covering an area of 19,000 square meters, the market boasts more than 1,100 businesses (including street stalls) from 15 provinces and cities in China. The area can receive up to 20,000 to 30,000 people during festivals and holidays.

Location: No 46, Ma’an Mountain Road, Shizhong district, Jinan

How to get there: Take the bus No 32, K165, K32 and K34 to the Hero Mountain Culture Market Station.

A mother and son buy Spring Festival lanterns at the Hero Mountain Culture Market. [Photo/]

A vast array of Spring Festival decorations are available at the market. [Photo/]

Red is easily the dominant color at the Hero Mountain Culture Market. [Photo/]