CHINESE GHOST TOWN

Inside one of China’s largest ghost towns: Development next to nuclear power plant left deserted as locals fear radiation poisoningWhere is everyone? The complex in Huizhou in Guangdong province in the southeast of China is one of the country's largest white elephants
  • The complex in Huizhou, in the southeast of China, is one of the country’s largest white elephants
  • Named Dayawan, the buildings stand near to a nuclear power plant which has put people off living in the area
  • Recently at night lights were seen on in only two out of 2,328 apartments

This is one of China’s ghost towns – a 14 square mile development where no-one wants to live.

The complex in Huizhou in Guangdong province in the southeast of China is one of the country’s largest white elephants.

Named Dayawan, the buildings stand near to a nuclear power plant.

Where is everyone? The complex in Huizhou in Guangdong province in the southeast of China is one of the country’s largest white elephantsImage result for china ghost town

 

Locals fear radiation poisoning and have kept away.

The development is also at least an hour’s drive from the nearby major metropolis of Shenzhen, another factor for keeping it empty of residents.

Despite the fact that the homes are low cost, developers have been unable to sell them.

The development is also at least an hour’s drive from the nearby major metropolis of Shenzhen

White elephant: Rows upon rows of apartment blocks stand empty in Huizhou in Guangdong provinceWhite elephant: Rows upon rows of apartment blocks stand empty in Huizhou in Guangdong province

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