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The spectacular Shanghai World Expo

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

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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.

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The India pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo 2010.

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

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An aerial view of the the Shanghai World Expo 2010.

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

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

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The Denmark pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo 2010.

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

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

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The Romanian pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo site.

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The Pakistan pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo site.

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The Turkey pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo site.

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

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The Israel pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo site.

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

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

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