I have traveled the planet. More than most.
Zanzibar and East London and New York City are very multicultural places.
Kuala Lumpur’s city planners, they essentially copied Los Angeles transport model. The supreme power model of social and practical structure does get imitated.
Quebec City and Montreal, they copied Paris.
After the British left, the Indians mostly went with the guidance of French and German officials and academics, as per Nerhu’s decisions, the first Prime Minister of Independent India – a thoroughly new but anciently rooted country; essentially the same may be said of South Africa or Colombia or the United States or France or Denmark, or, especially, Ancient Greece and India (in terms of consequences in history on the world stage).