"The shoe was inspired by a local story. According to officials in the 1960s, a 24-year-old girl surnamed Wang from the impoverished region suffered from Blackfoot disease. Both of her legs had to be amputated, leading to the cancellation of her wedding. She remained unmarried and spent the rest of her life at a church.
"The high heel is intended to honour her memory."
The shiny blue structure will not be used as a place of worship but local tourism authorities hope it will attract couples who wish to use it for pre-wedding photo shoots and wedding ceremonies.