And it's not the first phallic-looking Chinese building in recent memory, either. Remember the golden one in Beijing?

The latest effort is also the tallest penis building in the city of Jinan. The structure is going up in the city center, where it towers over all.

Have a look at photos (courtesy of from late last month:


Construction must be hard!


The dick resemblance hasn't escaped the Chinese news media. Website TTmop, one of China's most popular, was quick to point out the obvious.

That the building looks like a giant weenie.

济南第一高楼酷似男性生殖器 设计师太邪恶了吧 [TTmop]

Photos: 央广网首页

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