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Catching a last ride

A cable-way that runs through buildings in Chongqing Municipality, Southwest China is busier than usual as it will soon be demolished. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/2/21 17:13:41

Fancy loo

A long staircase leads to what looks like an ancient stone-building in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. The impressive structure is a public washroom.
Source: IC | 2019/2/21 17:13:40

Spring to life

Plum trees begin to blossom at a park in Huangshan, East China's Anhui Province on Tuesday, where a tourist captures their beauty.
Source: VCG | 2019/2/20 17:33:42

Nighttime splendor

A fireworks display cascades over a scenic spot in Zhangye, Northwest China's Gansu Province, on Tuesday night to celebrate the Lantern Festival.
Source: VCG | 2019/2/20 17:33:41

Honoring heaven

A resident of Binzhou, East China's Shandong Province is one of many on Monday who launched a Kongming Lantern, a Chinese traditional lantern that uses hot air to fly hundreds of meters into the sky. The lanterns are sent to the heaven as a blessing for the Lunar New Year.
Source: VCG | 2019/2/19 18:13:41

Flower tunnel

A latticework of plants and flowers covers a popular stairway in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. The stairs' risers also create a floral pattern.
Source: VCG | 2019/2/19 18:13:40

Open wide

A hippopotamus eats traditional yuanxiao, a dumpling served during the Lantern Festival, which marks the end of Spring Festival, at a zoo in Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province on Sunday.
Source: IC | 2019/2/18 17:38:40

Auspicious dance

Visitors watch a lion dance performed by folk artists on Sunday in Linfen, North China's Shanxi Province, which is a traditional show celebrating the Lantern Festival.
Source: VCG | 2019/2/18 17:33:40

A school of lanterns

Chinese Lunar Lantern Festival falls on Tuesday and the ancient city in Zaozhuang, East China's Shandong Province will feature a school of colorful illuminated fish.
Source: VCG | 2019/2/17 17:57:46

Full bloom

Spring has sprung in Ji'an, East China's Jiangxi Province, where waves of flowers at a park are in full bloom.
Source: VCG | 2019/2/17 17:53:39

Busy day for love

Florists at Beijing's Tianning Temple flower market have one of their busiest days of the year on Wednesday as lovers celebrate St. Valentine's Day.
Source: IC | 2019/2/14 17:38:41

Warmhearted snowman

A snowman proposes with a rose on Valentine's Day in Kaifeng, Central China's Henan Province on Thursday. The photo melted the hearts of many netizens who noted the relationship won't last past winter.
Source: IC | 2019/2/14 17:38:41

Furry tourists

It's not an invasion of giant walking cats and dogs, but tourists wearing headgear to defend against the cold as temperatures in Harbin, Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province dipped to -22 C on Tuesday.
Source: IC | 2019/2/13 17:53:41

Melting away

A giant snow sculpture of a Jie Fang truck, which was used as the main stage for the Spring Festival television gala in Changchun, Northeast China's Jilin Province, is left to melt in the sun. Jie Fang cars are manufactured by First Auto Works in Changchun.
Source: IC | 2019/2/13 17:53:40

Poor kitty

A girl plays with a cat at a café in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province on Monday. The café is home to numerous cats and is so popular that during the Spring Festival customers had to make a reservation.
Source: IC | 2019/2/12 17:18:41

Infrastructure art

A pair of curbside electric power cabinets is turned into works of art in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province depicting women's bygone Chinese fashions in the early 20th century.
Source: VCG | 2019/2/12 17:18:40

Seeing double

Seven twins from around the country pose for photos in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province on Sunday. They are a part of a group of 15 twins who gather annually in the city to celebrate the Lunar New Year.
Source: VCG | 2019/2/11 17:48:41

Handsome but headless

A headless performance artist and balancing princesses wearing Chinese traditional costumes pose for photographs at the Tang Paradise square in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province on Sunday.
Source: VCG | 2019/2/11 17:48:40