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Other Twin Towers, Beijing - September 2016

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A pair of 38 storey skyscrapers unfinished and abandoned since 2008 due to a financial dispute. We had bigger and better rooftops planned than this but sadly they never happened. Anyway this one was pretty cool and it's unbelievable that these structures are completely abandoned. Visited with @Maniac one sunny afternoon.  

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7. Looking down on unfinished mall below (Guoson Centre)

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Thanks for looking :thumb 

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