BEHOLD: Colossal cabbage statue pops up in Hebei province

At 20 meters tall, this is even larger than China’s last giant statue of a cabbage

Shanghaiist.com
Apr 30, 2018 · 2 min read
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Back in 2016, the Shandong city of Liaocheng put itself on the map with a gigantic cabbage statue measuring 9 meters tall. Unfortunately for the proud residents of Liaocheng, their claim to fame has now been surpassed by an even more colossal cabbage.

A 20-meter-tall, 12-ton statue of a cabbage has recently been erected in the Hebei city of Handan. The imposing vegetable rises up from the pavement outside of a busy shopping center and apparently has already drawn a number of photo-takers and sightseers

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Watch below:

Meanwhile, here’s a photo of the Liaocheng Cabbage, which will now presumably be cast to the back pages of history:

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It’s not yet clear if this newest statue will spark a Cabbage War between the cities of Liaocheng and Handan, but we at Shanghaiist are fully in favor of lower-tier Chinese cities competing to see who can build the largest statues of local specialties.

Someday, we hope to see an even bigger crayfish:

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An even larger crab:

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And a less terrible looking turtle:

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