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World's Largest Building, New Century Global Center, Opens In China (PHOTOS)

The 'New Century Global Centre' building is seen behind an artificial lake in Chengdu, in southwest China's Sichuan province on June 6, 2013. The center, claimed by Chinese officials as 'the world's largest standalone structure', is going to be opened to the public on June 28. The 100m high 'New Century Global Centre' is a symbol of the spread of China's boom: 500m long and 400m wide, with 1.7 million square metres of floor space - big enough to hold 20 Sydney Opera Houses, according to local authorities.  CHINA OUT     AFP PHOTO        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
The 'New Century Global Centre' building is seen behind an artificial lake in Chengdu, in southwest China's Sichuan province on June 6, 2013. The center, claimed by Chinese officials as 'the world's largest standalone structure', is going to be opened to the public on June 28. The 100m high 'New Century Global Centre' is a symbol of the spread of China's boom: 500m long and 400m wide, with 1.7 million square metres of floor space - big enough to hold 20 Sydney Opera Houses, according to local authorities. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Where can you spend a day at work, do some serious shopping, sleep in a five-star hotel, go ice skating, swimming AND tanning without ever stepping outside?

At the New Century Global Center, in Chengdu, China, obviously.

The recently opened city-sized structure is being called the "world's largest standalone structure" by Chinese officials -- and it really is massive.

According to the Independent, rhe complex measures roughly 1.7 million square meters. It is approximately the size of Monaco, could hold 20 Sydney Opera Houses and is three times the size of the Pentagon Building in Washington, D.C, according to CNET.

Beyond just offering office spaces, shopping, and entertainment in the form of a 14-screen IMAX movie theater, the building also boasts two, 1,000-room five-star hotels, "Paradise Island" water park, an artificial beach that can accommodate 6,000 people and a faux sun that will shine 24 hours a day. A giant LED screen mimics shoreline and ocean.

The Sichuan province building, which took three years to build, officially opened to the public June 28.

Click through the slideshow below to check out more photos of the New Century Global Center.

'World's Largest Building' Opens