Fri, March 30, 2012
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Paying respects at Qingming

2012-03-30 08:32:07 GMT2012-03-30 16:32:07(Beijing Time)  China Daily

A woman visits the grave of her relative at Babaoshan Cemetery in Beijing, March 29, 2012. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

A man holds a bunch of flowers while visiting graves at Babaoshan Cemetery in Beijing, March 29, 2012. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

People visit the tombs of their departed relatives at Babaoshan Cemetery in Beijing, March 29, 2012. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

People leave flowers for their departed relatives at a cemetery in Beijing, March 29, 2012. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

People visit their late relatives at a cemetery in Beijing, March 29, 2012. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

A woman visits her late relative at a cemetery in Beijing, March 29, 2012. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

About 400,000 people will come to the cemetery to tend to the graves of their loved ones around the Qingming Festival, or Tomb Sweeping Day, which falls on April 4 this year.

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