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Mid-Autumn Festival

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Updated: 2011-09-15

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This is another important festival in Suzhou. Suzhou people taste delicious Suzhou-style moon cakes, burn joss sticks, light candles, set tables in courtyards, and offer red water chestnuts, white lotus roots, pomegranates, Chinese chestnuts and mooncakes to the Moon Goddess, to ask for a happy and healthy life.

Mid-Autumn Festival

The Stone Lake and Baodai Bridge are the best places for local people to appreciate the bright moon at the festival. At Chongyuan Temple, a famous temple in Suzhou, there is also a special ceremony for this festival. The monk here will light the lights in this temple to pray for luck.

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