Built elsewhere as a full size replica

World Heritage Sites (or significant elements thereof) of which full size modern replicas have been constructed. Excluding significantly inaccurate attempts (e.g Taj Mahal at Sonargaon in Bangladesh) or scaled down versions in theme parks etc.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Acropolis The Parthenon. Built in Nashville TN USA. Originally constructed in plaster, wood and brick in 1897 as part of the Centnennial Tennessee Exposition. It was rebuilt 1902-31 in concrete and a full size replica of the statue of Athena Parthenos was added in 1990. The building is used as an art museum.
Ancient Kyoto Byodo-in Temple. Built in 1968 in the Valley of the Temples Memorial Park on O'ahu Hawaii. It operates as a non-denominational temple within the park for worship, weddings etc.
Bamiyan Valley n Sri Lanka, a full-scale replica of one of the Buddhas has been created which is now known as the Tsunami Honganji Viharaya at Pareliya. It is dedicated to the victims of the 2005 tsunami.
Fort and Shalamar Gardens Pakistan Pavilion - Expo 2010
Hallstatt-Dachstein a Chinese firm has started to rebuild much of Hallstatt in faraway Guandong province
Imperial Palace Hengdian World Studios
Istanbul There?s a full size copy of the Blue Mosque in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan
Kinderdijk Replica of three windmills at Kinderdijk at Huis Ten Bosch, Japan
Medieval Monuments in Kosovo New Gračanica Monastery in Third Lake, Illinois, USA (an architectural replica of the original Gračanica in Kosovo ... but built in a scale eighteen percent larger than the Original)
Padua’s fourteenth-century fresco cycles "A 1:1 scale replica of the Scrovegni Chapel is located in Japan, at the Otsuka art museum"
Rapa Nui Replica of Rapanui's Moai row at Ahu Akivi is located Nichinan Coast, Miyazaki, Japan
Sanchi Outdoor space of Berlin's Humboldt Forum museum complex: Sanchi East Gate
Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple Dabotap and Seokgatop in Gyeongju's Bulguksa Temple have been constructed as full-size replicas in North Korea to be visited in a Heritage Park.
Stonehenge Maryhill Washington USA - Full size and to the (assumed) complete design as it would originally have been built. Erected 1918-29 by a local Quaker pacifist businessman as a memorial to local solidiers killed in WWI (which was still in progress when the project commenced).
Venice and its Lagoon Chinese start building a replica of Venice near Tianjin


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