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The Great Wall of China Invaded With ‘Sea of Tourists’ as Chinese Celebrate Golden Week Holiday

Massive throngs of tourists who are on break for the Golden Week holiday in China have been flocking to the Great Wall of China and other local hotspots since Monday.

The week-long public holiday kicked off on October 1 with 145,000 people attending a special flag-raising ceremony at Tian’anmen Square. The celebration marked the 69th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.