31 Jul '13, 1pm

New Century Global Centre – biggest building in the world in Chengdu China

New Century Global Centre – biggest building in the world in Chengdu China

The indoor area is about 1.76 million square meters and a fair share of that space will be used for offices. But the building will also be home to southwest China’s largest shopping and entertainment mall, 14-theatre IMAX cinema, world-class skating rink that’s big enough to host international skating & ice hockey competitions, faux Mediterranean village (uh huh..if you can’t go to the Mediterranean, Chengdu is only 4 hours 15 mins by flight from KL! ) and an artificial beach, a university complex, offices, hotels, a water park called Paradise Island, a pirate ship, 15,000 parking spots, and 2 hotels. There seems to be a trend in China for copycat European towns; perhaps to discourage the flow of money going out of the country via outbound tourism or perhaps is to provide the people of the republic a taste of Europe minus the high cost. Either way, I hope to visit such tow...

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