Tourists climbing on bamboo at the sacred Shaolin Temple site in Henan, central China. Photo: Handout Tourists climbing on bamboo at the sacred Shaolin Temple site in Henan, central China. Photo: Handout
Tourists climbing on bamboo at the sacred Shaolin Temple site in Henan, central China. Photo: Handout

China embarrassed by badly behaving tourists at Xian and Buddhist Shaolin Temple during May Day holiday period

  • Tourists engage in embarrassing behaviour including damaging ancient walls and writing graffiti on historic steles
  • In some instances parents were seen encouraging children to damage ancient and sacred sites

Topic |   Chinese tourists
Tourists climbing on bamboo at the sacred Shaolin Temple site in Henan, central China. Photo: Handout Tourists climbing on bamboo at the sacred Shaolin Temple site in Henan, central China. Photo: Handout
Tourists climbing on bamboo at the sacred Shaolin Temple site in Henan, central China. Photo: Handout
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