5 MUST-VISIT Places for Chinese New Year Holidays 2018 – Pack your Bag!

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Chinese New Year is also called the Lunar New Year as the day of its celebration falls on the new moon between January 21 and February 20.

Check out best travel destinations for Chinese New Year on Nexter.org.

Manila, Philippines

The city of Manila is one of the most popular places to visit during the Lunar New Year.

People from all over the world come here to enjoy dance performances and fireworks and rejoice with the whole Chinese community.

Source: GMA Network

Bangkok, Thailand

Chinese New Year isn’t very popular in Thailand, but Chinese people who live in this country are very eager to spend the holiday as they respect the tradition.

Some places of interest are decorated with beautiful ornaments of the traditional colours of the holiday – yellow and red.

Also, during the weekends, the huge and loud performances with dancing and singing are organized. Two of the most fascinating places to see while in Thailand are Ko Samui island and Bangkok.

Source: Samui Times

London, United Kingdom

London is visited by 700,000 people annually to celebrate Chinese New Year. It’s considered to be one of the largest non-Asian places to visit during this holiday.

Usually, the celebration starts with a parade from Charing Cross Road to Shaftesbury Avenue.

The peak of the holiday is Trafalgar Square shows. Special decorations, light performances, smiling and dancing people.

Source: LondonTown.com

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Maybe it’s not the first place you’ll consider to visit on Lunar New Year, but Kuala Lumpur is still a great place to spend the holiday.

The city has a bunch of fantastic and fancy restaurant and cafes: The Ming Room, Restoran Oversea, Noble House, Li Yen and many more.

Take a cat and get a tour around the city and meet happy Chinese residents, who are willing to have fun during the holiday.

Source: pamper.my

Jakarta, Indonesia

Unfortunately, this holiday was forbidden for a long time before 1999 in Indonesia. On Lunar New Year, Chinese people were forced to hide and celebrate in a quiet way.

But new millennium began happily for them! Since 1999, the whole country was able to have a nice holiday in the circle of friends and family.

Huge performance and shows are held now during the Lunar New Year celebration. Don’t miss it!

Source: The Jakarta Post

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