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Reality Check at Madame Tussauds Wuhan

Popularity 6Viewed 3989 times 2016-4-6 18:41 |Personal category:City Life|System category:News


Many relish the moments when they get up-close with A-list celebrity stars, inventors, politicians and other heavy weights in world history. The reality here is, you don’t always get these celebs all in one location. That however has been made possible through centuries old art of wax effigies.


Wax museums are famous around the world for their unique representation of famous individuals and even groups that by ordinary standards, peasants like me wouldn’t come close to meeting in a lifetime. Popular around the world is the renowned Madame Tussauds wax museum.


It is the name most people relate to when wax museums are mentioned even though it isn’t the first in recorded history and certainly not the last in modern history. With 250 years of experience passed on from generation to generation, cutting edge presentations and exhibition, Madame Tussauds has become a household name among its competitors and remains frequent on the check list of places to visit by both the young and old.


Whilst others were visiting cemeteries, sweeping tombs and paying homage to the dead during the Qing Ming festival in China this past weekend, revelers (me included) were relishing the moment with some of our favourite celebrities at Madame Tussauds in Wuhan. Here, I get you up-close with what the Wuhan branch; one of a few in China has to offer.


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Bruce Willis                                                                        Jackie Chan

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Marilyn Monroe

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  Audrey Hepburn                                                                   Xu Fan

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Feng Xiaogang                                                        Donnie Yen as ‘Ip Man’

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Leslie Cheung as ‘Chang Deyi’

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Serena Williams

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Rafael Nadal

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Kobe Bryant

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Yao Ming                                                                        Lin Dan

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Li Xiaoshuang                                                    David Beckham

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Lionel Messi

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HRH Catherine/ HRH Prince William                                 Queen Elizabeth II

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A selfie with the Queen

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President Barack Obama                                              A selfie with President Putin 

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Acting as spokesperson for President Putin

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The Lady of the House Madame Tussauds molding an effigy from a human head

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Li Na in one of her moments

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Yang Li Wei

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Steve Jobs

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Asked him a few questions…no comments he said.