The Lost World

China: Where World Monuments Go to Die

Explore the lost world of China's Wanguo Park

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Replicas of some of the world’s most iconic landmarks have famously been recreated across many parts of China, but in Wanguo Park in Wuhan, they've taken on an eerie vibe. Construction on the park was halted in 2000, leaving all these recognizable structures behind. The abandoned works have just become part of the landscape at Wuhan’s East Lake tourist park.

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