A tourist visiting the "816 Nuclear Military Engineering" installation in the mountains of Fuling district in southwest China's Chongqing municipality. Photo: AFP

China rebrands cold war nuclear bunker as tourist attraction

Construction of huge site in Chongqing took over 17 years, but it was swiftly mothballed as tensions between the communist bloc and the West eased

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A tourist visiting the "816 Nuclear Military Engineering" installation in the mountains of Fuling district in southwest China's Chongqing municipality. Photo: AFP
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