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Pix: Chocolate as you have never seen before

Last updated on: June 30, 2010 10:10 IST

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A chocolate handbag is displayed at the World Chocolate Wonderland at the National Taiwan Science Education Center in Shihlin, Taipei.

The exhibition, which will be held from July 1 to September 29, will showcase various creations made completely from chocolate.

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Photographs: Nicky Loh/Reuters
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The  other creations will include the Taipei 101 skyscraper, the Great Wall of China and the Mogao Caves.

The exhibition was planned after a similar chocolate art show attracted nearly 4 lakh visitors in Beijing earlier this year.


Image: A chocolate laptop
Photographs: Nicky Loh/Reuters
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Chocolate melts beyond 20 degrees Celsius, so the exhibits will have to be kept in a temperature controlled room.

One of the biggest attractions in the exhibition, the Taipei 101 tower, took over one month to create.


Image: A pair of chocolate soccer boots
Photographs: Nicky Loh/Reuters
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The exhibition seeks to present chocolate not merely as a sweet temptation, but also as a form of art.


Image: Chocolate Buddha figurines
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The chocolate terracotta warriors are the centrepiece of the exhibition and comprise of 400 mini pieces.

Image: A boy looks at chocolate terracotta warriors
Photographs: Nicky Loh/Reuters
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