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Surreal photos show the inside of China’s ‘largest ghost city’: VIDEO

By Business Insider | May 13, 2017 03:45PM

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.