Railway police in the city of Baotou, Inner Mongolia organized an armed police anti-terrorist, anti-riot drill in the city's railway station, on Feb 18, to ensure the security of passengers during the Spring Festival travel.
The city of Hohhot, Inner Mongolia opened a "Watch some drama, celebrate Spring Festival" event at its Folk Arts Center, on Feb 15, running for 28 days with 56 performances of Inner Mongolian songs and dances, Shanxi opera, and other ethnic music and dance.
This year's Hohhot temple fair promised a lot with 43 big events involving folk customs, literary culture, and arts and sports
China's traditional festival Lantern Festival, on the 15th day of the 1st lunar month, which falls on Feb 22nd this year, has the city of Baotou in Inner Mongolia autonomous region preparing some cultural offerings and activities for the locals.
Baotou, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, was a hot spot for tourists during the week-long Spring Festival holiday. About 198,000 tourists swarmed into the city during Feb 7-13, an increase of 13 percent compared to last year.
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.
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.