New Century Global Center could well be announced as another wonder of the world as it is officially the largest free standing building in the world. It is built over staggering 19 million square feet equivalent to 329 football grounds and is capable of holding 20 Sydney Opera houses inside.
It is a multi purpose building and was completed in just 3 years time. Chinese government has planned an airport just 20 kilometers away from Global Center by 2020 and also a subway from airport to the Global Center. It has dedicated 400,000 square feet to just shopping and provided space for 2000 deluxe suites in 2 star hotels.
It also boasts of 14 IMAX screens and Paradise Island water park which features an artificial beach that is capable of accommodating 6,000 visitors. There is also a pirate ship, fake mediterranean sea and parking for 15,000 cars.
Across a courtyard, 500,000 square feet comprises of art centres featuring ample gallery space and three performing art theaters. New Century Global Center was opened on July 1st, 2013 but they are planning to celebrate it officially on August 22nd, 2013.