Paris—without people? No, this isn’t an apocalypse. This is Paris … in China. The city of Tianducheng was created as a replica of the French capital during China’s economic boom in the early 2000s. Originally built for 10,000 inhabitants, only 2,000 now live there full-time. But you know what they say: “imitation is the highest form of flattery.”
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