What is Chinese National Day?

Where is Wuhan locatedChinese National Day is celebrated on October 1st every year. It is an important day to commemorate the founding of People’s Republic of China on October 1st 1949. The 7-day holidays from October 1st to 7th is also called the Golden Week holiday. During the holiday, most Chinese people are traveling around the whole country to visit the top tourists attractions of each provinces. It is one of the most important holidays after the Chinese New Year holiday.


How to celebrate the holiday in China?

Most Chinese people will have 7 days off from October 1st to 7th. Many of them are traveling to other provinces or tourists destinations near or far from the place they are living. For those who working in other cities will go back home to visit their parents or relatives. But most of the people will just spend two or three days to visit a new tourist place then stayed at home to get some rest.

Where to go for National Day holiday

The top tourist cities where most Chinese people will visit are including Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Guilin, Hong Kong, Xiamen, Qingdao, Guangzhou and Chongqing. Many coastal cities are the top destinations for family tourists with kids who want to play on the beach and swimming in the sea.


How to travel during the Natinal Day

The best way to travel during the National holiday is by train. The high way will be very crowded as many families will travel by self-driving cars. It will take you lots of times on the way for waiting on the traffic lines.

Can I see the Military Review & Parade in Beijing during the Natinal Day?

It depends on the government's policy and arrangements. Not every year you can see the military revews. There are only 14 military reviews have been held on October 1st since 1949. So if you want to see the military reviews, then you have to choose a right time. The Military Review & Parade is now held in a small scale for every 5 years and in a large scale for every 10 years. So the next military review may probably on October 1st in 2029, 2039, 2049.