Visitors to Ichiban Street are now greeted with a sign saying the street is temporarily closed for renovation. Photo: He Huifeng Visitors to Ichiban Street are now greeted with a sign saying the street is temporarily closed for renovation. Photo: He Huifeng
Visitors to Ichiban Street are now greeted with a sign saying the street is temporarily closed for renovation. Photo: He Huifeng

Chinese authorities step in to ‘correct’ Japanese-themed street in Guangdong popular with tourists

  • Japanese-themed Ichiban Street in Guangdong closed to visitors as it needs to be ‘corrected and renamed’, guard at site says
  • Local business owners have speculated copyright complaints and patriotism could be behind the closure

Topic |   China economy
Visitors to Ichiban Street are now greeted with a sign saying the street is temporarily closed for renovation. Photo: He Huifeng Visitors to Ichiban Street are now greeted with a sign saying the street is temporarily closed for renovation. Photo: He Huifeng
Visitors to Ichiban Street are now greeted with a sign saying the street is temporarily closed for renovation. Photo: He Huifeng
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