A Look at Christmas in China

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    Merry Christmas in Chinese

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    There's plenty of Christmas in China so if you find yourself traveling here over the holidays, you'll be able to find a lot of the pageantry around Christmas, though the religious aspects are largely missing. A commercial celebration in China, you'll find hotels and shopping malls decked with trees and lights. Traditions from all over the world are represented in different hotels so you'll be able to drink eggnog and gluewein, find gingerbread men and lebkuchen.

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    Christmas in China

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    Christmas shopper with Santa

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    Directions for Santa

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    Christmas in China

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    Christmas in China

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    Christmas in China

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    Annual German-style Christmas market at the Paulaner on Fenyang Road

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    Christmas in China

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    Christmas in China

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    Christmas in China

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    Christmas in China

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    Christmas in China

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    Christmas in China

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    Christmas lights at Ambrosia, at the Paulaner on Fenyang Road, Shanghai

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    Christmas lights at Jiuguang, a department store in Shanghai

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    Christmas Pageant

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    Christmas in China

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