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Cities That Are Ripoffs Of Other Cities (PHOTOS)

Urban design has never been more exciting. As the migration to cities continues worldwide, it has resulted in a renaissance of urban design and creative infrastructure. But -- even with all the growth and ingenuity and innovation -- there are still some interesting cases of copying.
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Urban design has never been more exciting. As the migration to cities continues worldwide, it has resulted in a renaissance of urban design and creative infrastructure. But -- even with all the growth and ingenuity and innovation -- there are still some interesting cases of copying.

Some of the cities and towns springing up around the world are carbon copies of, well, other cities and towns. Here are 5 of the biggest ripoff cities out there. These urban spaces are the sincerest form of flattery.

The 5 Biggest Ripoff Cities