World's First Cloned Village in China

June 22, 2012  From Inhabitat

China has pulled off a feat that no other country would even dream of achieving: a cloned village. Every detail of the original Hallstatt village, a UNESCO protected heritage gemin Austria, has been copied in a replica situated one hour outside of Huizhou in Guangdong Province. China Minmetals Corporation announced their $940 million plan to re-create the secluded hamlet in June, 2011, and now, just one year later, the place is open to visitors.

Read more: World's First Cloned Village in China is Now Open to Visitors, and China Plans To Clone The Entire Village of Hallstatt, Austria