They like faking stuff in China. iPhones, cars, orgasms and even towns it seems. After five years of development by Zhejiang Guangsha Co. Ltd., around 2,000 residents now live in Tianducheng aka fake Paris.

A Fake Paris In China

Worker pushes wheelbarrow at construction site in Tianducheng, residential area on outskirts of Hangzhou in east China?s Zhejiang Province. Aly Song/REUTERS

A Fake Paris In China

Workers stand in balcony outside apartment at Tianducheng, residential area on outskirts of Hangzhou in east China?s Zhejiang province. Aly Song/REUTERS

A Fake Paris In China

Aerial view of Tianducheng, residential area on outskirts of Hangzhou in east China?s Zhejiang Province. Aly Song/REUTERS

A Fake Paris In China

Farmer walks through field near a replica of the Eiffel Tower at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

A Fake Paris In China

Resident stands on the balcony of his apartment at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

A Fake Paris In China

Woman walks past supermarket at Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

A Fake Paris In China

Brooms lean against a statue at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

A Fake Paris In China

View of the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

A Fake Paris In China

Farmer walks down dirt road under a replica of Eiffel Tower at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

A Fake Paris In China

A man rides a motorcycle past a replica of the Eiffel Tower at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

A Fake Paris In China

A woman walks across the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

A Fake Paris In China

A man sits under a tree at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

A Fake Paris In China

A replica of the Eiffel Tower is seen at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

A Fake Paris In China

A farmer's house is seen near a replica of the Eiffel Tower at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

A Fake Paris In China

People walk past a fountain at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

A Fake Paris In China

An aerial view of Tianducheng, a residential area at the outskirt of Hangzhou, east China?s Zhejiang Province. Aly Song/REUTERS

A Fake Paris In China

Workers shower at construction site in Tianducheng, residential area on outskirts of Hangzhou in east China?s Zhejiang Province. Aly Song/REUTERS

A Fake Paris In China

Boy sits in front of fountain at Tianducheng, residential area on outskirts of Hangzhou in east China?s Zhejiang province. © Aly Song / Reuters/REUTERS

A Fake Paris In China

Workers fix bricks pathway at Tianducheng, residential area on outskirts of Hangzhou in east China?s Zhejiang Province. Aly Song/REUTERS

A Fake Paris In China

Lightning bolt streaks across the sky above a replica of the Eiffel Tower at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou. ALY SONG/REUTERS

Aug 02, 2013