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Hungry tummies of the world unite as planet's largest hotpot unveiled in Shanghai

China, Shanghai
November 06, 2019 at 16:26 GMT +00:00 · Published

The world's largest hotpot was unveiled at the International Import Expo in Shanghai on Wednesday, with a size that would serve up to 56 people at the same time.

As large as a swimming pool, the giant pot comes together with a mini pot at the front serving as a place to dip delicacies. The hotpot has a diameter of 10 metres (33 feet), is 1.06 metres (3.5 feet) tall and weighs 13 tonnes (29,000 lbs).

The ginormous hotpot was created by Morals Village, one of the biggest hotpot restaurants in Chongqing, China. The creation is "surrounded by 56 small hotpots, symbolising the harmony and unity of China's 56 ethnic groups," said Morals Village President Zhou Hong.

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The world's largest hotpot was unveiled at the International Import Expo in Shanghai on Wednesday, with a size that would serve up to 56 people at the same time.

As large as a swimming pool, the giant pot comes together with a mini pot at the front serving as a place to dip delicacies. The hotpot has a diameter of 10 metres (33 feet), is 1.06 metres (3.5 feet) tall and weighs 13 tonnes (29,000 lbs).

The ginormous hotpot was created by Morals Village, one of the biggest hotpot restaurants in Chongqing, China. The creation is "surrounded by 56 small hotpots, symbolising the harmony and unity of China's 56 ethnic groups," said Morals Village President Zhou Hong.

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