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Tourist sites across China packed with travelers, indicates trust in epidemic-control measures



Crowds, long expected, appeared across tourist spots in China with many struggling to reach their destinations, and many were stuck on highways for long hours on Saturday, the first day of the May Day holidays. The scene is an indication that Chinese people completely trust the country’s epidemic-control measures. 

It is estimated that 265 million passenger trips will be made during the holidays. 

At 11am, the Badaling Great Wall released a notice saying online reservations for Saturday through to Monday topped 48,750, the limit set under epidemic control requirements. Video clips showed people squeezed up the Great Wall.

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A similar scene appeared at popular Mount Tai in Tai’an, East China’s Shandong Province, where tourists squeezed up the famous mountain. “Even if you want to give up climbing, people behind you will not allow you to do so,” a net user posted jokingly.  

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