From China and Japan to the Empire State Building in New York City, people from all over the world celebrated the day of love with their loved ones.

Many people gifted flowers, soft toys, chocolates, etc., to their loved ones, while many couples were engaged in charity and other social work to celebrate this V-day.

Here are some photos that captured the beautiful moments of the celebrations of the year's most romantic day, i.e., Valentine's Day.

A Pakistani vendor holds heart-shaped balloons while he waits for customers at a roadside on Valentine's Day in Islamabad, Pakistan on Tuesday, Feb 14, 2012. (PA)

A man selects a red rose for celebrations of Valentine's Day at a flower market Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (PA)

A customer buys red roses for celebrations of Valentine's Day at a flower market in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. (PA)

Yang Guang the panda views a Valentines Day cake donated to Edinburgh Zoo for the animal keepers by cakemaker Eunice Hessell from Cakery Bakery Edinburgh.(PA)

People warm up themselves with a hot red heart on a cold winter Valentine Day in downtown Warsaw, Poland , on Tuesday, Feb.14, 2012. (PA)

An Egyptian vendor, third right, leans on his car decorated with Teddy bears to attract customers on Valentine's Day, in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012.(PA)

A girl talks to a vendor of heart-shaped balloons on a cold winter Valentine's Day in Warsaw, Poland, on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. (PA)

Ten year old Ethan Harris holds a valentines card he made, with his brother Carson, for the Duchess of Cambridge during a visit to the Ronald McDonald House at Alder Hey Hospital, Liverpool. (PA)

A chimp carries its Valentine's Day treats Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, at Lion Country Safari in West Palm Beach, Fla. (PA)

Del. Jernnifer McClellan, D-Richmond, standing right, gestures during debate on the Personhood bill during the House session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. Women Delegates dressed in red for Valentines Day. Legislation that says human life begins at conception advanced Monday in the Virginia House of Delegates, which also rejected an amendment aimed at clarifying that birth control would remain legal. (PA)