Chinese Rush Home to Celebrate Chinese New Year
Chinese Rush Home to Celebrate Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year is regarded as the most important holiday by Chinese people. It is a good time for family reunions and visiting relatives and friends. There is always a short period of collective hectic traveling before the Chinese New Year in many large Chinese cities as everyone returns to their hometown for the holiday.

Right before the New Year, train stations across the nation are crowded with ticket buyers and travelers. Dispute the long waits; travelers are excited and are longing to reunite with their family and friends in their hometown.

An aerial view of people buying tickets in Beijing. (Getty Images)
An aerial view of people buying tickets in Beijing. (Getty Images)

Labor workers preparing to return home for the New Year in Shanghai. (Getty Images)
Labor workers preparing to return home for the New Year in Shanghai. (Getty Images)

Two travelers preparing to return to their villages with their large luggage in Shanghai. (Getty Images)
Two travelers preparing to return to their villages with their large luggage in Shanghai. (Getty Images)

Passengers waiting outside a train station in Shanghai. (Getty Images)
Passengers waiting outside a train station in Shanghai. (Getty Images)

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