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Gigantic Cabbage Became A Landmark For The Chinese City

Giant cabbage has been installed in the Chinese city of Anyang, Henan Province. Main attraction of trade fair, organised by the Ministry of Agriculture a 19 meter-tall Chinese cabbage has been set up as a symbol of organic vegetable farming.

This huge statue is made of reinforced  plastic and has a diameter of 8 meters in total. Colossal Chinese cabbage is pulling local residences and foreign tourists to take its photo, and has become very fast a landmark for the city.

Chinese like playing with words and symbols, some of the foods are given particular meanings. In Mandarin, the Chinese cabbage (baicai or qingcai) is a symbol for wealth because it has the same pronunciation as the word “money” or “wealth” (cai). And when it comes to wealth and fortune, bigger is always better.

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