A Chinese statue of an oil bubble in Karamay, Xinjiang province caused a stir recently for bearing an uncanny resemblance to the reflective, bean-shaped Cloud Gate sculpture in Chicago by Anish Kapoor.
But the 2006 artwork is far from the only iconic monument knocked off by Chinese developers. The country can boast more replicas of famous world monuments than Las Vegas, allowing residents to feel like world travelers without ever setting foot outside the nation’s borders.
See photos of the jewels of the country’s ‘duplitecture’ above.
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