Speed bumps for pedestrians installed to slow down tourists at Chinese beauty spot

Chinese tourists are being forced to slow down when they walk past a historic site as authorities were concerned that it wasn’t being appreciated enough.Speed bumps for pedestrians have been installed along a road at Taierzhuang, an ancient town and heritage site on the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal.There are more than 50 bumps – in an eye-catching stripey yellow and black – which are officially described as calming devices but are also fast earning themselves the nickname “washboard road”. Tourists have to negotiate more than 50 bumps CREDIT: REX/SHUTTERSTOCKPictures of the humps were shared on social media by People’s Daily China and showed dozens of people concentrating on their feet and stepping carefully now that they are prevented from walking freely.

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