Updated: Thu, 12 Jun 2014 01:15:00 GMT | By JaShong King
World wonders: Made in China

Replicas of famous places



A full-scale replica of the Sphinx, part of an unfinished theme park that will also accommodate the production of movies, television shows and animation, on the outskirts of Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, China, May 10, 2014. (© Stringer/Reuters)
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  • A full-scale replica of the Sphinx, part of an unfinished theme park that will also accommodate the production of movies, television shows and animation, on the outskirts of Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, China, May 10, 2014. (© Stringer/Reuters)
  • A visitor takes photographs of a replica of the White House in Beijing, July 25, 2008. (© Claro Cortes IV/Reuters)
  • A farmer tills the field near a replica of the Eiffel Tower at the Tianducheng housing development in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, March 21, 2014. (© Lang Lang/Reuters)
  • A boy cries near a replica of the U.S. Capitol building at Beijing World Park, July 25, 2008. (© Claro Cortes IV/Reuters)
  • A replica of the Roman Colosseum in Macau, October 19, 2005. (© Paul Yeung/Reuters)
  • A 1:4 scale replica of The Leaning Tower of Pisa in Shanghai, September 7, 2004. (© China Photos/Reuters)
  • A replica of the Sydney Harbour Bridge next a replica of the Sydney Opera House in Beijing, July 16, 2008. (© David Gray/Reuters)
  • Replicas of the Moai statues on Easter Island, at a business district in Beijing, May 22, 2013. (© Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)
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China brings the world to its doorstep with scale replicas of famous tourist destinations. Here, a full-scale replica of the Sphinx, part of an unfinished theme park that will also accommodate the production of movies, television shows and animation, is seen on the outskirts of Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, China on May 10, 2014.

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