Views are the pits: welcome to China's quarry hotel

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Sixteen of Shanghai hotel’s 18 floors are technically underground, and the bottom two will be underwater

A hotel built in an abandoned quarry that plunges 80 metres below ground level is nearing completion in China, part of a wave of ambitious architectural projects spurred by rapid economic growth.

The majority of the hotel on the outskirts of Shanghai hugs the wall of a deep pit, and 16 of the 18 floors are technically below ground, with two floors slated to sit underwater in a lake at the bottom of the quarry.

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