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Enchanting shell house of Lingshan island| Updated: April 2, 2024

On Lingshan Island in Qingdao West Coast New Area is the mesmerizing Shell House, a unique building adorned with a multitude of shells.

Constructed in 1986, this architectural marvel showcases over 500 shell species, meticulously crafted from more than one million iridescent shells over a span of 20 years.


Shells can symbolize wealth and the desire for a brighter future in Chinese culture. [Photo/WeChat account: qdxihaianfabu]

In ancient times, shells symbolized wealth and prosperity, reflecting humanity's deep-rooted connection to the sea and aspirations for a brighter future.

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