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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 2 of 12: 
  The town comes complete with fountains, canals, and mosaics, as
  well as "local" shops like Gucci and Prada. Built by an Italian
  developer, 
  it actually feels like Italy.

Located near the port city of Tianjin is Florentia Village, an elaborately designed outlet mall that's meant to resemble an Italian village.

The town comes complete with fountains, canals, and mosaics, as well as "local" shops like Gucci and Prada. Built by an Italian developer, it actually feels like Italy.

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