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Huaxi Village Reaches for the Sky

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 7:19 pm (UTC+0)

The opening of a new skyscraper might not be news in most big cities. But as you can see from the picture above, the Longxi International Hotel towers over the small community of Huaxi in China’s eastern Zhejiang province. Huaxi Village (华西村), which claims to be China’s richest village, unveiled  the 74-story, 328 meter tall […]



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