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Travel Rush Starts in China Ahead of Mid-Autumn Festival


Fri 29 Sep 2023 | 07:44 PM
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On Friday, passengers in China start the holiday season rush as today marks the beginning of the Mid-Autumn Festival.

The festival will be followed by a week's holiday from September 30 to October 6. 

According to China State Railway Group, more than 22 million train tickets for the Mid-Autumn Festival were sold.

Millions travel across China as national holiday kicks off

Travelers stormed into various train stations in China.

The Mid-Autumn/Golden Week travel rush began yesterday, with Xinhua capturing images at railway stations in Wuhan, Beijing, Shenzhen and Zhengzhou pic.twitter.com/Vjbc2oi92p

Traveling activity in China saw an increase after the end of zero-Covid policies.

The festival is one of the popular traditional celebrations in China and it is dedicated to the moon and its honoring with rice and wheat.

It is also a chance for families, friends, and relatives to come together and reunite.