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China: Madame Tussauds opens waxy attraction in Beijing01:14

China: Madame Tussauds opens waxy attraction in Beijing

China, Beijing
May 31, 2014 at 01:23 GMT +00:00 · Published

Tourists and locals alike packed Beijing's Qianmen Street as the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum opened its doors in the Chinese capital for the first time on Saturday. The location is the fourth Madame Tussauds waxwork museum to open in China.

Among the lifelike wax figures at the museum are Russian President Vladimir Putin, NBA basketball stars Kobe Bryant and Yao Ming, actor George Clooney, US President Barack Obama, Queen Elizabeth II, film star Jackie Chan, late martial artist Bruce Lee, Karl Marx, Taiwanese pop singer Jay Chou and Chinese comedy legend Zhao Benshan.

Other Madame Tussauds locations in China are in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Wuhan. The museum does not feature wax figures of prominent Chinese leaders or political figures.

China: Madame Tussauds opens waxy attraction in Beijing01:14
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Tourists and locals alike packed Beijing's Qianmen Street as the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum opened its doors in the Chinese capital for the first time on Saturday. The location is the fourth Madame Tussauds waxwork museum to open in China.

Among the lifelike wax figures at the museum are Russian President Vladimir Putin, NBA basketball stars Kobe Bryant and Yao Ming, actor George Clooney, US President Barack Obama, Queen Elizabeth II, film star Jackie Chan, late martial artist Bruce Lee, Karl Marx, Taiwanese pop singer Jay Chou and Chinese comedy legend Zhao Benshan.

Other Madame Tussauds locations in China are in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Wuhan. The museum does not feature wax figures of prominent Chinese leaders or political figures.