Su Shaojun is a Chinese entrepreneur who is especially a fan of the James Cameron movie. Titanic.
I wanted to build a tourist center, but I didn’t want to copy others and create another amusement park. I wanted to build a center with cultural depth – Sue explained in an interview with US NPR Radio.
The Chinese Titanic is 269 meters long and 28 meters wide. It will be built near the city of Daying.
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The ship will not be able to swim. It will remain on the ground and serve as a tourist attraction.
The copy must be an accurate representation of the ship. Both the interior and the restaurant menu should look authentic.
According to media estimates, the creation of a copy of Titanic will cost 1.1 billion yuan, equivalent to 16 million dollars. Investors are certain, however, that the construction will pay off.
– First, all people know about Titanic. Second, Daeng is located between two cities with a population of 20 million, namely Chengdu and Chongqing. Su Shaojun said the person who designed Chinese Disneyland came here and said that we will have more visitors than they did.
The investment has been carried out for several years. Their voice rose in 2017, when the company responsible for implementing the project announced that visitors to the attraction will be able to experience a simulation of hitting an iceberg.
Relatives of the victims of the disaster protested against such a “pull”, and in the end the company withdrew from the idea.
The real Titanic sank in 1912 during its maiden voyage from Great Britain to the United States. As a result of the disaster, about 1,500 people died.