Beijing has ordered a 58-metre-tall statue of Chinese war god Guan Yu in Hubei to be “rectified”. Photo: Weibo Beijing has ordered a 58-metre-tall statue of Chinese war god Guan Yu in Hubei to be “rectified”. Photo: Weibo
Beijing has ordered a 58-metre-tall statue of Chinese war god Guan Yu in Hubei to be “rectified”. Photo: Weibo

China’s government says two imposing tourist attractions are ‘vain and wasteful’ and must be rectified

  • Gigantic Guan Yu statue ‘ruined the character and culture of Jingzhou’, China’s housing ministry says
  • The architectural features of a 100m tall tenon and mortise pile dwelling also failed to impress government officials

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Beijing has ordered a 58-metre-tall statue of Chinese war god Guan Yu in Hubei to be “rectified”. Photo: Weibo Beijing has ordered a 58-metre-tall statue of Chinese war god Guan Yu in Hubei to be “rectified”. Photo: Weibo
Beijing has ordered a 58-metre-tall statue of Chinese war god Guan Yu in Hubei to be “rectified”. Photo: Weibo
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