Ordos, China, once flush with cash, has been called the world’s largest ghost town. In the early 2000s, a coal-mining boom led the local government to throw money at urban development in the hopes of creating a new epicenter of culture, economy, and politics. Although the city has been built, people have only been gradually moving in, leading to some incredibly surreal photos taken by Raphael Oliver.
Surreal photos show the inside of China’s ‘largest ghost city’: VIDEO
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May.May 13, 2017 03:45 PM