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Tallest paint job

At more than 60 meters high, a mural in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province is said to be the tallest in Asia. The painting depicting smiling dolphins was sponsored by the World Military Games. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/17 17:23:40

For fitness and fun

A square dance competition in Huaibei, East China's Anhui Province on Wednesday features mainly middle-aged women. The top three prizes are worth a total of 180,000 yuan ($25,380). Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/10/17 17:18:41

For love of noodles

Noodle restaurants in Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan Province are so popular that guests line the sidewalk and eat their bowls of noodles from atop plastic stools. The scene has become part of the city's common custom. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/16 16:13:41

Stalactite latrine

A sculpture park in East China's Shanghai Municipality features stalactites in the washroom, which cost 5 million yuan($706,075) to install. Water for the washbasin pours from the end of each stalactite. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/16 16:13:40

Automatic treats

A robotic refreshment stand goes into service at a scenic area of the Confucius Temple in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province. Customers only need to scan a code to place an order, and a robot makes beverages and treats such as tea and ice cream. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/10/15 18:28:30

Star museum

A tourist visits a newly-opened museum, which aims to promote astrology and knowledge of the constellations, in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality on Sunday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/15 18:18:42

Escape attempt

Two panda sculptures in a park, a previous prison in Hefei, East China's Anhui Province, are seen making a prison break and attracting visitors' attention. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/14 17:33:40

Dizzying turn

A spiral ramp of a parking lot attached to a shopping mall in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, requires drivers to descend six stories before parking. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/10/14 17:33:39

Robo handling

Robotic arms play the piano at the 2019 Music China in Shanghai New International Expo Centre, which was held in East China's Shanghai Municipality on Friday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/13 17:38:41

Prehistoric pride

Three entrepreneurs “ride” on the dinosaur toys that represent their companies in a race in a business district in Guangzhou, capital of South China's Guangdong Province on Friday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/10/13 17:38:40

Feline fortune

A special temple is built in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, which has 30 sculptures of cartoon cats. Each cat represents a blessing, such as being able to find a lover quickly. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/10 16:53:40

Call of nature

An elephant-shaped public toilet opens on a street in Zhengzhou, capital of Central China's Henan Province on Tuesday. The cost of building and running the toilet is over 100,000 yuan($14,022). Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/10 16:53:40

Sweet memories

People queue outside a store opened by one of China's favorite brands of candy. White Rabbit Creamy Candy has given generations of Chinese people sweet memories. It's been a childhood treat since 1959. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/9 17:38:42

Olympic prep

Feng Shiping, a paper-cut artist in Handan, North China's Hebei Province, spends a week completing her project for the 2020 Winter Olympics to be held in Beijing and Zhangjiakou, North China's Hebei Province. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/9 17:38:41

Tables for 2,000

About 2,000 elderly residents sample “National Day noodles” on Monday in Foshan, South China's Guangdong Province to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/10/8 17:03:41

Miniature paradise

A scale model of the Tang Paradise, built during the Tang Dynasty (618-907) in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, is made of 140,000 Lego pieces. The model is two meters long and one meter wide. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/8 17:03:40

Stylish celebration

A young woman wearing a traditional Chinese dress dances on a glass skywalk in Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/7 17:43:40

Inflating attraction

Visitors take photos of a giant 15-meter-tall inflatable black-headed seagull sitting on the sea in Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province on Wednesday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/10/7 17:43:39