Vivid three-dimensional paintings have appeared in a small village in eastern China’s Zhejiang province.

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Local authorities in Luoyuan Village, Jinhua said they hired artists to complete the paintings on the walls of houses as well as on the streets “to attract tourists,” according to Zhejiang media.

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A total of 13 sites and an area of 293 square metres were chosen for the 3D paintings, an official in charge of the project told local reporters.

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The project cost the local government around RMB117,200 (HK$142,678).

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Local artists finished the paintings in three weeks.

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Houses in the village, which sits at the bottom of a small hill about 300km southwest of Shanghai, were painted in different colours earlier this year.

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Vivienne Zeng

Vivienne Zeng is a journalist from China with three years' experience covering Hong Kong and mainland affairs. She has an MA in journalism from the University of Hong Kong. Her work has been featured on outlets such as Al Jazeera+ and MSNBC.