Old Summer Palace replica to fully open to public in 2019
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
HANGZHOU, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- A controversial replica of the Old Summer Palace will be fully open to public in July 2019, the project's main investor Xu Wenrong said.
Covering more than 460 hectares, the replica is located in Hengdian Township, in east China's Zhejiang Province, some 1,000 kilometers from the real Beijing landmark.
The replica, which partly opened in 2015, cost estimated 30 billion yuan (4.6 billion U.S. dollars).
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