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11 cities that China copied from the rest of the world that you won't believe are knockoffs

INSIDER Logo By Sophie-Claire Hoeller of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 12: 
  
    China has
    built almost exact replicas of different cities around the
    world.
  
  It spent $940 million copying 
    Hallstatt, a historic Austrian
    village.
  
  The ancient fishing village of Tianjin was razed to make room
  for a mini Manhattan.
  
  
    
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  • China has built almost exact replicas of different cities around the world.
  • It spent $940 million copying Hallstatt, a historic Austrian village.
  • The ancient fishing village of Tianjin was razed to make room for a mini Manhattan.
© David Gray/REUTERS

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