WHAT TO BUY? Mahong Cake, Xiaogan Sesame Chips, Jingwu Duck Neck, Blunt-Snout Beam, Hongshan Caitai, Jiangling Archaistic Lacquer, Turquoise Carving, Silk Flower and Wuhan Gong.
Han Zheng Cultural Street (Han Zheng Jie) in the center of Hankou Town is a century-old street and is the largest wholesale distribution center in central China. Find inexpensive items — and are cautioned about quality. Learn to bargain.
Hanjiang Walking Street with over 200 stores and shops housed in traditional buildings sell a selection of clothes, appliances, food, commodities and other goods.
Xianggang Cultural Street, No. 209 Xianggang Road, is a large antique market. An array of stalls and stores sell traditional Chinese folk artwork, chops, curios, Chinese paintings, calligraphy, furniture, jade and other treasures from earlier days.