Farewell bouquet for Caojiadu

As the largest of its kind downtown, the market was very popular for its low prices and wide variety.
Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

A foreigner buys flowers at the Caojiadu Flower Market at the weekend. The market will close down tomorrow. As the largest of its kind downtown, the market was very popular for its low prices and wide variety. But the government decided to close it as the market can no longer meet contemporary hygiene and fire safety standards and local residents have been complaining about the noise.

Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE
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