It is said that the Chinese can create copies of literally everything. It is enough to ask the inhabitants of the Austrian town of Hallstatt when it turned out that someone cloned their home town … Besides, the Chinese also copied two other famous cities. Check which of them are on the list.
The construction of these replicas cost billions of dollars. What is interesting, no one wants to live in them. Spectrum cities are visited by tourists who want to see exactly how they are reproduced. Check which of the known cities is on the list
Yujiapu Financial District is a district located about 193 km from Beijing, which is part of the Tianjin port, in the north of China. Yujiapu is made in the image of Manhattan. It was built on the Hai River to make it look like the famous New York district. The district of luxury skyscrapers grows gradually over several years. The cost of a Chinese replica was estimated at around 32.5 billion dollars. Construction began in 2008 and although today it seems to be over – the district is empty.
It is just one example of ghost cities that China has a lot of. These are examples of construction projects aimed at “driving up” the economic situation in the Chinese economy. Many cities today are completely abandoned, even though they have all the infrastructure necessary to live. This is not only about housing, but also about schools, hospitals and roads. However, they are built only to overstate Chinese economy statistics and increase GDP growth.
“They build things that nobody really wants and needs. However, the day of payment will come, “said financial analyst Gill Tulloch