Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Great Wall Buzz Kill

Party ban at China's Great Wall
Partying and all-night music raves are to be banned from parts of the Great Wall as China imposes laws to protect its top tourist attraction.

Writing and driving on the wall are also among several activities that are being prohibited, the government said.

Anyone who breaks the rules could face fines of up to 500,000 yuan ($62,500).

The 6,400km (4,000 miles) wall receives about 10 million visitors a year - most of whom visit the short 10km stretch open to tourists at Badaling.

They'll probably have to update this sign then:


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