People enjoy the Lantern Festival tradition

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The tradition of a "temple fair" (Miao Hui) began as groups of vendors who did business near Buddhist and Taoist temples when many pilgrims came to pay tribute to the gods during traditional festivals.

Temple Fairs Dates Venues Admission

Ditan Temple Fair

Feb. 6--13

Ditan Park

10 yuan

Longtan Temple Fair

Feb. 6--13

Longtan Lake Park

10 yuan

Dongyue Temple Fair

Feb. 6-- 12

Dongyue Temple

10 yuan

Changdian Temple Fair

Feb. 7--12

Liulichang Street


Honglou Temple Fair

Feb. 7-- 12

Hongluo temple

30 yuan

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Nianhua Dumplings Lion Dance
Red Packets Walking on Stilts
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Silk Street Market
Beijing fakes market gets own brand
Hutong shop
A hutong shop

Berry Garden
All in one
15 bar
Fill the void
Cheap drinks
For bargain hunters

Touch of luxury
Raffles City
Dragon/lion dances
King Mouse lantern
Lantern Fair at Yu Garden

Mài kè: Chūn jié dào le. Zhè shì wǒ zài zhōng guó guò de dì yī gè chūn jié.
Mike:Spring Festival's here. It will be the first time I'm celebrating it in China.
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