10 epic fireworks displays [SLIDESHOW]

Fireworks are a popular feature of Fourth of July celebrations across the country. While they can range from modest to extraordinary,we have selected only the most magnificent fireworks.

In anticipation of this year’s Independence Day fireworks, check out these 10 epic photos of firework displays from around the world.

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  • During the Lantern Festival in Nuanquan Chinese blacksmiths create sparks by throwing molten metal against a cold stone wall. (Photo: Getty Images)
  • Fireworks celebrating the Chinese lunar Year in Hong Kong. (Photo: Getty Images)
  • Paris celebrates Bastille Day. (Photo: Getty Images)
  • The legendary Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disney World is lit by magnificent fireworks. (Photo: Wikimedia)
  • The Golden Gate Bridge celebrates its 75th anniversary with a beautiful fireworks display. (Photo: Getty Images)
  • Fireworks illuminate the 17th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival. (Photo: Getty Images)
  • Fireworks at the 2005 presidential inauguration. (Photo: Getty Images)
  • On July 4, 2002, New Yorkers flocked to enjoy the massive display of fireworks celebrating independence and take a moment of silence to remember those who died on September 11, 2001. (Photo: Getty Images)
  • New Year's Eve fireworks light up the Dom church in Germany. (Photo: Getty Images)
  • Colorful fireworks over the White House after George W. Bush's second inauguration.  (Photo: Getty Images)

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