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The spectacular Shanghai World Expo

Last updated on: May 3, 2010 16:27 IST


The $44-billion Shanghai World Expo 2010 has been dubbed the mother of all world's fairs.

The expo officially opened to people on May 1 and an estimated 433,000 people visited the site on its first weekend. It is spread over 5.3 sq km and almost all the nations in the world have set up their respective pavilions here.

Image: Fireworks light up the night sky at the Shanghai World Expo 2010 at the China pavilion.

Photograph: Reuters

 

The spectacular Shanghai World Expo


The India pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo 2010.

Photograph: Reuters

The spectacular Shanghai World Expo


The India pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo 2010.

Photograph: Reuters

The spectacular Shanghai World Expo


Fireworks light up the night sky at the Shanghai World Expo 2010.

Photograph: Reuters

The spectacular Shanghai World Expo


Fireworks light up the night sky at the Shanghai World Expo 2010.

Photograph: Reuters

The spectacular Shanghai World Expo


An aerial view of the the Shanghai World Expo 2010.

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The spectacular Shanghai World Expo


Fireworks light up the night sky at the Shanghai World Expo 2010.

Photograph: Reuters

The spectacular Shanghai World Expo


Residents watch fireworks beside flag masts at the Shanghai World Expo site.

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The spectacular Shanghai World Expo


The Denmark pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo 2010.

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The spectacular Shanghai World Expo


The United Arab Emirates pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo site.

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The spectacular Shanghai World Expo


A night view shows the France pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo site.

Photograph: Reuters

The spectacular Shanghai World Expo


The Romanian pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo site.

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The spectacular Shanghai World Expo


The Pakistan pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo site.

Photograph: Reuters

The spectacular Shanghai World Expo


The Turkey pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo site.

Photograph: Reuters

The spectacular Shanghai World Expo


Fireworks light up the night sky at the Shanghai World Expo 2010.

Photograph: Reuters

The spectacular Shanghai World Expo


The Israel pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo site.

Photograph: Reuters

The spectacular Shanghai World Expo


A night view shows the Mexico pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo site.

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The spectacular Shanghai World Expo


Visitors queue up to visit the UK pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo 2010.

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