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Disused quarry to be turned into 5 star hotel

2012-03-13 06:58:31 GMT2012-03-13 14:58:31(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

The ruins of a huge disused quarry pit will be turned into a luxury 65-meter high five star hotel in Shanghai. The 36,800 square meter pit was used in 1950s and closed in 2000. The hotel, with an investment of 600 million yuan ($95 million), will have 19 floors including underwater rooms, landscape rooms, a hanging sky garden and landscape falls. [Photo/CFP]

The ruins of a huge disused quarry pit will be turned into a luxury 65-meter high five star hotel in Shanghai. The 36,800 square meter pit was used in 1950s and closed in 2000. The hotel, with an investment of 600 million yuan ($95 million), will have 19 floors including underwater rooms, landscape rooms, a hanging sky garden and landscape falls. [Photo/CFP]

Workers prepare for the construction of the five-star hotel to be built from the ruins of a former quarry in Shanghai, March 12, 2012. [Photo/CFP]

Workers prepare for the construction of the five-star hotel to be built from the ruins of a former quarry in Shanghai, March 12, 2012. [Photo/CFP]

The ruins of a huge disused quarry pit will be turned into a luxury 65-meter high five star hotel in Shanghai.

The 36,800 square meter pit was used in 1950s and closed in 2000. The hotel, with an investment of 600 million yuan ($95 million), will have 19 floors including underwater rooms, landscape rooms, a hanging sky garden and landscape falls.

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