$568 million Intercontinental Shimao hotel built INSIDE abandoned quarry

NOW you see it, now you don’t …   

The luxurious Intercontinental Shimao. Picture: Shanghai Shimao Property Group/ Atkins
The luxurious Intercontinental Shimao. Picture: Shanghai Shimao Property Group/ Atkins

It’s a new hotel with an absolutely staggering price tag. But you’ll never  guess just where designers have decided to build it.

Welcome to the five-star InterContinental Shimao hotel, which is being built  INSIDE an abandoned quarry in China.

Located at the base of Tianmenshan Mountain, it extends 100 metres into the  quarry, despite the water below.

It will cost a whopping $548 million to build the lavish cave hotel ….READ MORE

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