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Restored statue of Qianshou Guanyin reopens to public

Updated: 2015-06-15 13:44:27

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Staff workers pull open the curtain to reveal the restored statue of Qianshou Guanyin (bodhisattva with a thousand hands) on Mount Baoding in Dazu district, Southwest China's Chongqing. The 7.7-meter-high and 12.5-meter-wide statue in gold foil is said to date back to Southern Song Dynasty (1127 to 1279). The statue reopened to public on June 13, which was also the Chinese "Cultural Heritage Day". [Photo by Luo Guojia/asianewsphoto]

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