A hybrid building in central China’s Hebei Province combining features of the United States Capitol and China’s Temple of Heaven has been attracting attention on Chinese social media.
Constructed on the site of the New Great Wall International Movie Studio in Shijiazhuang, the quirky building is expected to be featured in future films and TV shows, People’s Daily Online reported.
The Chinese half of the four-storey building is a duplication of the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests in Beijing while the other half bears a resemblance to the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C..
China is known for its “duplitecture” – replicas of famous structures from all over the world, such as a copy of Mount Rushmore in Sichuan province. Just like this hybrid building, these structures often attract visitors and social media attention.