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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

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.