Images have emerged of a new Christian church in China, built in the shape of a giant violin. The seven-story structure, known as the Yanbu Church, is 120 feet high and includes a reception, library, prayer room, Sunday school, living accommodation for preachers and guest rooms for worshippers.

Reverend Yu Qing told the China Christian Daily that the building's design refers to the importance of practice – as both a musician and a Christian. The church was officially dedicated this week in Foshan, Guangdong Province.

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