This unusual Piano and Violin shaped building built in 2007 serves as showroom for exhibiting the plans for newly created district of Shannan in Huainan City, China.
The transparent Violin houses the escalators and the staircase for the main piano building which displays various plans and development prospects for newly developed area.
It was reportedly designed by Hefei University of Technology and has been built to a scale of 50:1.
Because of its unique shape it has become a popular tourist place and many newly weds have their photo taken in its front. The locals have dubbed it “the most romantic building in China”.
Address: Tianjia’an, Huainan, Anhui, China
Sources: Unusual Places
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