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Shanghai Expo sets new daily visitor record of 1.33 mln
2010. 18 October
(en.rian.ru) A total of 1.33 million people visited the Shanghai expo on Saturday, an absolute record since the Expo opened on May 1, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported.
Sunday failed to break the newly established record with only 745,000 visitors registered.
The exhibition also broke the overall visitor record. On Saturday, the 169th day of the global event, almost 65.4 million visited the Shanghai Expo, setting an absolute record since the first World Expo was held in 1851.
The previous record of about 64 million visitors over a six-month period was set at the 1970 Osaka World Expo in Japan.
The 2010 World Expo is being held in Shanghai from May 1 to October 31, 2010. Over 200 states, corporations and international organizations are taking part.