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Mazu Cultural Park opens in Tianjin
| Updated: 2016-03-02 17:24:23 | (chinadaily.com.cn) |

The Mazu Cultural Park in Tianjin will open to the public in September, serving as a bridge between Tianjin and Taiwan, according to a press conference on Feb. 29.

The Eighth China (Tianjin) Mazu Tourism Culture Festival will also be held in September.

Mazu Cultural Park opens in Tianjin
A computer-made sketch of the Mazu Cultural Park in Tianjin. [Photo/Provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Mazu Cultural Park opens in Tianjin
The 42.3-meter high Mazu statue,the tallest in the world, in the Mazu Cultural Park of Tianjin. [Photo/Provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Covering a total area of 39000 square meters, the park boasts a 42.3-meter high Mazu statue, the tallest in the world. The total investment in the park added up to 80 million yuan ($ 12.2 million).

The park also has cultural sites, including the bell and drum tower, the Mazu temple and the Zen house.

Currently, most of the park has been finished and the square in front of the park will be completed by the end of April.

Floor decorations of the bell and drum tower as well as the natural landscape will be finished by the end of June.


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