China's awe-inspiring architecture

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Slide 9 of 57: This photo taken on February 25, 2017 shows a bridge modeled on London's Tower Bridge, in Suzhou, in China's eastern Jiangsu province.
The bridge features four 40 meter tall towers instead of two, but otherwise uses many design elements from the London o
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Slide 22 of 57: SONGJIANG DISTRICT, SHANGHAI, CHINA - 2016/04/17: Besides its Tudor architecture, Thames Town has a statue of Winston Churchill. In the suburbs of Shanghai, there is a place called Thames Town, which is modeled after London. Besides Thames Town, in Suzhou,Hangzhou and Beijing, there are also replica cities of Paris,Wyoming and other foreign cities. (Photo by Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images)
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Slide 39 of 57: CAPTION: Fireworks explodes at a replica of the Eiffel Tower of Parisian Macao during an opening ceremony in Macau, China, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. The southern Chinese casino gambling powerhouse of Macau is getting a French twist. U.S. billionaire Sheldon Adelson is set to throw open the doors Tuesday to the French-themed Parisian Macao, the mogul's fifth property in the former Portuguese colony. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Slide 40 of 57: SHIJIAZHUANG, CHINA - DECEMBER 03: (CHINA OUT) A replica of Sphinx is seen in a new studio park on December 3, 2015 in Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province of China. A complex building mixed three-story China's Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest as its north part and a four-story western architecture as its south part was built in a new studio park which also contained replicas of Egyptian Sphinx, French Louvre Pyramid and some Chinese ancient buildings in Shijiazhuang. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
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Slide 43 of 57: CAPTION: ZUNYI, CHINA - AUGUST 19: A 999-meter-long dragon shaped corridor stretches along the Feilong Lake on August 19, 2017 in Zunyi, Guizhou Province of China. A 8-meter-wide, 5-meter-tall and 999-meter-long corridor was built like a dragon along the Feilong Lake in Zunyi. (Photo by Wu Dongjun/VCG)
Slide 44 of 57: CAPTION: NANJING, CHINA - JULY 20: Aerial view of Jiangsu Grand Theatre on July 20, 2017 in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province of China. As the largest performing arts centre project in China to open in the past 10 years, the theatre includes six performing halls: 2,300-seat opera house, 1,500-seat concert hall, 1,000-seat drama theatre, 3,000-seat conference hall and two small conference halls. A press conference was held on Thursday to announce that Nanjing Grand Theatre is to open on August 15 this year. (Photo by Yang Bo/CHINA NEWS SERVICE/VCG via Getty Images)
Slide 45 of 57: CAPTION: China, Guangdong Province, Guangzhou City, Wuyang New Town, Opera House Building. (Photo by: Prisma Bildagentur/UIG via Getty Images)
Slide 46 of 57: CAPTION: SUZHOU, CHINA - OCTOBER 31: Aerial view of a crab-shaped eco museum under construction on the shore of Yangcheng Lake on October 31, 2017 in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province of China. The crabs produced in Yangcheng Lake have long enjoyed great reputation abroad, and are sometimes known as 'Chinese Mitten Crabs'. The stainless steel exo museum is 75 meters long and 16 meters high with three floors in all, which will provide residents a place for recreation and leisure after completion. The construction work is still under way and it is expected to open in the second half of the next year. (Photo by VCG/Getty Images)
Slide 47 of 57: CAPTION: This photo taken on November 27, 2017 shows a 145-metre (476 feet) high spokeless ferris wheel in Weifang in China's eastern Shandong province. The ferris wheel is made up of 36 pods that can carry 10 passengers each. / AFP PHOTO / - / China OUT (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
Slide 48 of 57: CAPTION: TIANJIN, CHINA - 2018/03/05: With a huge spherical multi-function hall and circle steps to the ceiling, Tianjin Binhai new area library is now a popular topic on social media and a new tourist attraction of this city, also called 'the most beautiful library in China'. (Photo by Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Slide 49 of 57: CAPTION: NINGBO, CHINA - JUNE 14: (CHINA OUT) The villa stands upside down at Yantou village on June 14, 2016 in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province of China. The upside-down villa covered an area of over 3,000 square-meters in Yantou village, Ningbo. Within everything set upside down, the villa was designed to challenge visitors sense of balance and let them know better of gravity. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
Slide 50 of 57: DALIAN, LIAONING PROVINCE, CHINA - 2015/11/12: The Dalian International Conference Center. (Photo by Thierry Falise/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Slide 51 of 57: XIAMEN,CHINA - FEBRUARY 15 : Twisted shaped building of The Phase Two R&D center of Suiwa High Technology Electronic Industries Co, Ltd is seen in Xiamen, China's southeast Fujian province on February 15, 2016. The building shaped as DNA spiral. It is reported that the building high 99.7 meters with the 22-story high-rise, design unique, distorted straight, is currently in the under construction state. Citizens called it 'twisted building'. (Photo by Zhong Zhenbin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
Slide 52 of 57: SHENZHEN, CHINA - NOVEMBER 06: General view of the Shenzhen Universiade Sports Centre which is decorated for the 11.11 Global Shopping Festival on November 6, 2016 in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province of China. Alibaba Group will hold a gala of the 11.11 Global Shopping Festival at Shenzhen Universiade Sports Centre on the night before November 11 which is also called the Singles\' Day. (Photo by VCG)
Slide 53 of 57: Overall view. National Taichung Theater, Taichung, China. Architect: Toyo Ito, 2016. (Photo by: Edmund Sumner/View Pictures/UIG via Getty Images)
Slide 54 of 57: WUHAN, HUBEI PROVINCE, CHINA - 2015/12/16: Wanda Movie Park, is the world's only indoor Movie theme park. With aspirations to be a global film giant, Chinese entertainment and real estate giant Dalian Wanda Group Co., is considering acquiring a significant minority stake in Legendary Pictures, a Hollywood studio. (Photo by Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images)
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Slide 56 of 57: Aerial View Of Opera House Embedded In Harbin's Wetland Landscape With City Skyline In Background. Harbin Opera House, Harbin, China. Architect: Mad Architects, 2015.
Slide 57 of 57: SHANDONG PROVINCE, CHINA - May 17: Tsingtao beer mugs hang on lampposts in Tsingtao beer street on May 17, 2009 in the town of Qingdao, Shandong province, China. Tsingtao beer is the most famous beer in China. Produced in the city of Qingdao in a brewery originally founded by Germans in 1903, the beer has now its street: Dengzhou Road, nicknamed 'beer street', just in the shadow of the brewery. The street is home to over 60 bars and beer shops, where tourists and locals enjoy daily fresh beer just made out of the brewery, along with a variety of seafood. (Photo by Lucas Schifres/Getty Images)

We take a look at some of the most far-out architecture in China.

Teapot-shaped building, Wuxi

Guotai Arts Center, Chongqing

Eiffel Tower replica, Shenyang

Piano House, Huainan

China Central Television Headquarters, Beijing

Sphinx replica, Chuzhou

Tianzi Hotel, Beijing

Tower Bridge replica, Suzhou, Jiangsu province

Guangzhou Circle, Guangzhou

Shanghai Pentagonal Mart, Huinan

Galaxy SOHO, Beijing

Ordos Museum, Ordos

Ring of Life, Fushun

Sanya City, Guangdong

Arc de Triomphe replica, Jiangyan

Wuliangye Yibin headquarters, Yibin

Gate to the East, Suzhou

USS Enterprise, Fuzhou

Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort, Huzhou

Shenyang Culture and Art Center, Shenyang

Thames Town replica, Shanghai

New Century Global Center, Chengdu

Fang Yuan Building, Shenyang

Temple of the Heaven, Shijizhuang

Aircraft carrier-shaped building, Jinan

Louvre Pyramid replica, Chongqing

Grand Lisboa, Macau

Sunrise Kempinski Hotel, Beijing

Fuyang District Authority Building, Fuyang

Eiffel Tower replica, Hangzhou

Fire extinguisher-shaped building, Chongqing

Beijing Laffitte Chateau hotel, Beijing

Qizhong Tennis Center, Shanghai

Shanghai Arch, Shanghai

Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower replicas, Beijing

Florentia Village, Tianjin

White House replica, Beijing

Eiffel Tower replica, Macau

Sphinx replica, Shijiazhuang

Dutch windmill, Beijing

European-style houses in Hallstatt See, Huizhou

999-meter-long Dragon Corridor in Zunyi

Jiangsu Grand Theatre, Nanjing

Guangzhou Opera House, Guangzhou City

Crab-shaped eco museum, Suzhou

Bailang River Bridge Ferris Wheel, Shandong

Tianjin Binhai Library, Tianjin

Villa stands upside down at Yantou village, Ningbo

Dalian International Conference Center, Dalian

Suiwa Tower, Xiamen

Shenzhen Universiade Sports Centre, Shenzhen

National Taichung Theater, Taichung

Wanda Movie Park, Wuhan Shi, Hubei Sheng

Hisayoshi Center, Shanghai

Harbin Opera House, Harbin

Tsingtao beer street, Qingdao

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