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Following the Example of Civilization

Below you will find this article detailing the locations in China with the replicas of some of the world’s most popular landmarks. The reasons for choosing these two cities is to see a Chinese version of a famous place while on vacation. Some scholars estimate that the replicas have been around for over 40 years. They are the creations of a government-run tourism agency that promotes themselves as replicas of famous cities around the world. Here we are telling you about the replica cities and their replicas.

Hainan Island

Asia’s answer to Hawaii is the beautiful island of Hainan Island. If you want to see islands without having to worry about jet lag, Hainan Island is the place to visit. It is best from either side of the Gulf of Fujian. You can also go on cruises for overnight trips.

The most famous replica of an old Chinese city is Luoyang. The former provincial capital of Xi’an before the Beijing crackdown. The building is known as ‘Lon Long’ (Old City) and now a world famous tourist spot. It has been completely renovated with a new architectural style similar to the original Luoyang that was leveled decades ago. The same city was also named in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the world’s highest replica city.

Hong Kong’s replica of the city of Ipoh in Perak, which was destroyed by a typhoon in 1938 and now regenerated into an excellent theme park. Here, people can now enjoy a type of mixed traditional Chinese cuisine not available in the mainland, but it is a replicas of the original Ipoh.

What other famous locations can you expect to see when you visit the newly recreated Beijing for short tourist trips?

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