A Fake Paris In China

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They like faking stuff in China. iPhones, cars, orgasms and even towns it seems. After five years of development by Zhejiang Guangsha Co. Ltd., around 2,000 residents now live in Tianducheng aka fake Paris.

Worker pushes wheelbarrow at construction site in Tianducheng, residential area on outskirts of Hangzhou in east China?s Zhejiang Province. Aly Song/REUTERS

Workers stand in balcony outside apartment at Tianducheng, residential area on outskirts of Hangzhou in east China?s Zhejiang province. Aly Song/REUTERS

Aerial view of Tianducheng, residential area on outskirts of Hangzhou in east China?s Zhejiang Province. Aly Song/REUTERS

Farmer walks through field near a replica of the Eiffel Tower at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

Resident stands on the balcony of his apartment at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

Woman walks past supermarket at Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

Brooms lean against a statue at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

View of the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

Farmer walks down dirt road under a replica of Eiffel Tower at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

A man rides a motorcycle past a replica of the Eiffel Tower at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

A woman walks across the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

A man sits under a tree at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

A replica of the Eiffel Tower is seen at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

A farmer’s house is seen near a replica of the Eiffel Tower at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

People walk past a fountain at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

An aerial view of Tianducheng, a residential area at the outskirt of Hangzhou, east China?s Zhejiang Province. Aly Song/REUTERS

Workers shower at construction site in Tianducheng, residential area on outskirts of Hangzhou in east China?s Zhejiang Province. Aly Song/REUTERS

Boy sits in front of fountain at Tianducheng, residential area on outskirts of Hangzhou in east China?s Zhejiang province. © Aly Song / Reuters/REUTERS

Workers fix bricks pathway at Tianducheng, residential area on outskirts of Hangzhou in east China?s Zhejiang Province. Aly Song/REUTERS

Lightning bolt streaks across the sky above a replica of the Eiffel Tower at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

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