The replica Eiffel Tower in eastern China, left, is smaller than the original. Photo: Architecturaldigest.com

China loves its copycat towns: from a replica of Shakespeare’s home to the boulevards of Paris

The planned replica of Stratford-upon-Avon in southeast China is just the latest example of a trend that has seen fairy tale castles, Italian renaissance cities and even a mini Paris built halfway around the world

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The replica Eiffel Tower in eastern China, left, is smaller than the original. Photo: Architecturaldigest.com
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