Golden Week: a time to relax and take a break, or a time for honing your ability to shuffle through masses upon masses of people. If you didn't make it out of your house for fear of the overwhelming tide of humans, we've rounded up a few of the best shots from Instagram and beyond of the crowds from all over China.
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(Beijing West Railway Station)
The following photos – all from Huangshan, Anhui – are tagged with the trending #这辈子最后悔国庆来爬黄山 ('going to Huangshan during Golden Week is the biggest regret of my life').
Aaaaand breathe. 'Til next year!