This Phenomenal Chinese Landmark Does Absolutely Nothing And Cost The Public Over £10 Million!

As magnificent as it looks, locals are not happy with the ‘Ring of Life’

China appears to have built a gigantic inter-dimensional portal in the middle of a city…

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The magnificent ‘Ring of Life’ observation deck – situated in Fushun, Liaoning province – stands at 157 metres tall, and is built from 3000 tons of steel lined with 12,000 custom-made LED lights.

The Fushun Municipal Government commissioned the ambitious project, modelling the concept after the Eiffel Tower. The project cost £10 million.

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The Ring of Life has four lifts that transports visitors to the top, where there’s an observation deck that looks over the city. Officials hope that the structure will become a major tourist landmark for the city. Urban planners and architects had abandoned a string of entertainment projects that suffered from the city’s small population, before going forward with the Ring of Life.

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As remarkable as it may look, there are many locals who have strongly criticised the project. The general response from Weibo users has been that the colossal building was a colossal waste of public money, resources, and labour; an opinion echoed by Chinese media. Many argue that the money would have been better spent on public services.