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Mutton pot festival held to develop rural tourism in Shaoxi Village, China’s Zhejiang

Aerial photo taken on Nov. 10, 2019 shows a view of a mutton pot themed agritainment resort (R) and a music stage in the rice fields in Shaoxi Village in Yuhang District of Hangzhou, capital of east China’s Zhejiang Province. Shaoxi Village is famous for a kind of delicious mutton pot with a history of more than 100 years. In recent years, Shaoxi Village made great efforts to promote the special food culture to develop rural tourism. It’s expected that the mutton pot festival held in autumn and winter this year will attract more than 500,000 tourists and create a revenue of no less than 50 million yuan (about 7.1 million U.S. dollars). (Xinhua/Xu Yu)

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