Passengers walk towards the railway station in Hohhot, capital of North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on Feb 16, 2016.
A craftman was making bicycle decorations out of wire at a temple fair in the city of Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, on Feb 15.
Many railway employees from the city of Baotou, Inner Mongolia autonomous region had to spend this Spring Festival, China's most important time for family reunions, on duty to deal with the travel rush and to keep trains running smoothly and safely for those who had the time to head home for the holiday.
Spring Festival is the most important traditional event for Chinese, a time for the family to get together and enjoying the fruits of the previous year's labor, and the people of Baotou, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, bore that out embracing the Year of Monkey and filling the city with a joyful festive atmosphere.
The city of Baotou, Inner Mongolia autonomous region held its Spring Festival gala at the local theatre, on Feb 3, with a kaleidoscopic array of songs, dances and other performing up on stage.
Folk artists perform during the 2016 Cultural Temple Fair in Hohhot, capital of North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on Feb 13, 2016.
The police dog Princess came to the police station of Baotou railway station, Inner Mongolia autonomous region in 2015, for one year of training.
The Z184 train from Baotou to Shenzhen, which runs for 33 hours, was carrying more than 1000 passengers in the evening of Feb 2.
A fire ceremony held to pray for blessings commenced Bayannur of Inner Mongolia autonomous region on Jan 20.
Inner Mongolia has promoted winter tourism via an assortment of festivals and events and to present its natural resources alongside unique nomadic culture.