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Landmark building demolished in Chongqing

2012-08-31 07:03:17 GMT2012-08-31 15:03:17(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Photo taken on Aug. 30, 2012 shows the Three Gorges Hotel (L) and the passenger terminal of Chongqing Port (R) being toppled in explosions in Chongqing, southwest China. The 32-storeyed landmark passenger terminal and the hotel, which face the city's Chaotianmen Square, were demolished by directional blasting on Thursday. A new building with complex functions of transportation hub, tourism, trade and business will be built as an improving project of Chaotianmen area. (Xinhua/Li Jian)


The Three Gorges Hotel and the passenger terminal of Chongqing Port were toppled in explosions in Chongqing on Thursday.

The 32-storeyed landmark passenger terminal and the hotel, which face the city's Chaotianmen Square, were demolished by directional blasting.

A new building with complex functions of transportation hub, tourism, trade and business will be built as an improving project of Chaotianmen area.

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