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Former top secret atomic bomb site will open to public

By Zheng Jinran | China Daily | Updated: 2012-10-18 08:06

The experiment site where China's first atomic bomb exploded is set to open to the public.

The mystery surrounding the site and its dated equipment and buildings is expected to draw tourists to the area.

A massive 6 million yuan ($960,000) will be spent turning the former nuclear weapon site - Malan Base, located in the remote desert of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region - into a tourism attraction.

Former top secret atomic bomb site will open to public

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