The New Century Global Center building opened to the public in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan province, June 28, 2013.
The center, claimed by Chinese officials to be "the world's largest standalone structure," has 1.7 million square meters of floor space, large enough to hold 20 Sydney Opera Houses.
July 3, 2013 3:18 PM PDT
Photo by: AFP/Getty Images
| Caption by: Joshua Norman
Conversation powered by Livefyre