Visitors Surpass 3 Mln Since Expo Opening
( 2010-05-21 )

The number of Expo 2010 visitors hit 3.19 million by 8 p.m .on May 17 since the fair's opening on May 1, the organizers announced Monday, the Expo's 17th day.

About 238,500 visitors entered the Expo site by 8pm on Monday, among whom 96,000 were on group tours, accounting for about 41 percent of Monday's visitor flow.

A total of 35,828 tickets were sold on site by 8pm.

The most crowded gates were still Shangnan Road, Gaoke Road W., Houtan, and Changqing Road. More than 30,000 visitors passed each gate on that day, with Houtan receiving as many as 55,000 visitors.

By 5pm, 94 performances had been staged, attracting nearly 107,300 visitors. Altogether 6,004 volunteers served on the site.


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