Chinese New Year (34 images)

China's most important holiday, the Spring Festival, begins on February 10 and marks the start of the Year of the Snake, according to the Chinese zodiac.
Updated: Feb. 12, 2013 at 10:24 AM
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A Chinese man walks to a train station as China's New Year travel begins in Beijing on February 8, 2013. The world's largest annual human migration reaches its peak on Friday as millions in China travel home for the lunar new year. According to the Ministry of Railways, authorities arranged 358 more passengers trains to start handling the estimated 5.2 million daily trips over the next 4-day travel rush period due to the Spring Festival. UPI/Stephen Shaver
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