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CHINESE VISITORS VIEW A GIANT LANTERN IN HANGZHOU IN HANGZHOU, CHIINA.
Chinese visitors view a giant lantern near the scenic West Lake in
Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, October 14, 2003.
Hangzhou is making efforts to become a modern international-class
tourist city, with the famous West Lake as its centrepiece, said Wang
Guoping, party secretary of Hangzhou. Tourism, which is the leading
sector in the city, had 27 million visitors, including more than 1
million foreigners. Hangzhou is one of the most popular tourist
destinations in China. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV