The infamous Guan Yu statue in Jingzhou City in China is finally being taken away after complaints it was ugly and exceeded local height restrictions. Photo: Handout The infamous Guan Yu statue in Jingzhou City in China is finally being taken away after complaints it was ugly and exceeded local height restrictions. Photo: Handout
The infamous Guan Yu statue in Jingzhou City in China is finally being taken away after complaints it was ugly and exceeded local height restrictions. Photo: Handout

China orders relocation of giant bronze statue at a staggering cost of US$23 million after complaints from locals that it was an eyesore

  • A Chinese state owned company erected the 58-metre tall statue in 2016
  • After repeated complaints about the statue, the central government ordered its relocation

Topic |   China Society
The infamous Guan Yu statue in Jingzhou City in China is finally being taken away after complaints it was ugly and exceeded local height restrictions. Photo: Handout The infamous Guan Yu statue in Jingzhou City in China is finally being taken away after complaints it was ugly and exceeded local height restrictions. Photo: Handout
The infamous Guan Yu statue in Jingzhou City in China is finally being taken away after complaints it was ugly and exceeded local height restrictions. Photo: Handout
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