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Zhexi Ancient Street set to open on New Year's Day

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated: December 21, 2023 L M S


Zhexi Ancient Street in Tiantai county, Taizhou, East China's Zhejiang province. [Photo/taizhou.com.cn]

Construction on Zhexi Ancient Street is on the verge of completion, with the official opening scheduled for New Year's Day.

Reliable sources confirm that the street, located in Taizhou's Tiantai county, will soon be accessible to the public and will feature a remarkable blend of history and culture.

A leisurely stroll through the street shows a harmonious convergence of nature, architecture, people, water, and culture, leaving an indelible impression.

Zhexi Ancient Street has invested over 20 million yuan ($2.8 million) in lighting, creating a breathtaking nighttime spectacle reminiscent of the grandeur of the Tang (618-907) and Song (960-1279) dynasties. Meticulously designed lights breathe life into the ancient street, accentuating its architectural beauty and historical significance.

Beyond its historical charm, the street will feature a diverse array of shops, restaurants, and cultural venues. Visitors will have the chance to indulge in local delicacies, peruse traditional crafts, and relish live performances showcasing the region's cultural traditions.