Made of bronze, the mammoth statue of Guan Yu stands 58 metres tall and weighs close to 1,200 tonnes. Photo: Weibo Made of bronze, the mammoth statue of Guan Yu stands 58 metres tall and weighs close to 1,200 tonnes. Photo: Weibo
Made of bronze, the mammoth statue of Guan Yu stands 58 metres tall and weighs close to 1,200 tonnes. Photo: Weibo
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‘Waste of money’ giant statue of Chinese general to be moved at cost of US$23.8 million

  • Monument to Guan Yu in Jingzhou, Hubei province is to be relocated to a new site just 8km away in the same city
  • Made of bronze, the mammoth creation stands 58 metres tall and weighs close to 1,200 tonnes

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Made of bronze, the mammoth statue of Guan Yu stands 58 metres tall and weighs close to 1,200 tonnes. Photo: Weibo Made of bronze, the mammoth statue of Guan Yu stands 58 metres tall and weighs close to 1,200 tonnes. Photo: Weibo
Made of bronze, the mammoth statue of Guan Yu stands 58 metres tall and weighs close to 1,200 tonnes. Photo: Weibo
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