China has always been notorious for producing some of the best knock-offs of designer gear, whether it be Gucci shoes, or Louis Vuitton handbags, the Chinese always had the best imitations on the market.
Well now they seem to have exceeded even their own high standards of the art of replication by cloning the entire Austrian village of Hallstat.
The picturesque village of Hallstat is centuries old and is a UNESCO heritage site that relies primarily on season tourism to survive. It was cloned by real estate company Minmetals Land Inc, which is the real estate department of China Minmetals Corp, who are China’s biggest metals trader. Continue Reading