The tragedy behind abandoned parks

Avatar of Nick John By Nick John Dec1,2023 #Abandoned #tragedy
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Dadipark, Belgium

This park is located in the center of Dadizele, operating since the 1950s. Not aiming for a big tourist attraction, Dadipark offers an outdoor space suitable for entertaining young tourists.

The tragedy behind abandoned parks

Okpo Land, South Korea

Located in Okpo Dong, southern Korea, it was once a busy outdoor park.

The tragedy behind abandoned parks

Land of Oz, North Carolina, USA

This Wizard of Oz theme park in North Carolina was a huge success when it opened in 1970 and was expected to be a year-round tourist attraction.

The tragedy behind abandoned parks

Gulliver’s Kingdom, Japan

Opened from 1997 to 2001, Gulliver’s Kingdom was built near Mount Fuji, Aokigahara, a famous place where many people tried to commit suicide.

The tragedy behind abandoned parks

Pripyat Amusement Park, Chernobyl, Ukraine

This is the world’s best-known abandoned park, located near Chernobyl, opened on May 1, 1986, 4 days after the radioactive disaster occurred (April 26).

The tragedy behind abandoned parks

Encore Garden, Taiwan

The hill park in Taiwan city was closed after the 921 earthquake tragedy in 1999, which killed more than 2,400 people.

The tragedy behind abandoned parks

Spreepark, Berlin, Germany

Open since 1969, this was an amusement park in East Germany that welcomed about 1.5 million visitors a year during its heyday.

The tragedy behind abandoned parks

Jazzland, New Orleans, USA

Opened in 2002, Jazzland was destroyed in floodwaters caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The park was not rebuilt and is now owned by the city government of New Orleans.

The tragedy behind abandoned parks

Dunblobbin, Crinkley Bottom Park, South Africa

Dunblobbin, the residence of the character Mr Blobby in the famous British TV show (Noel’s House Party), is located in Noel Edmonds’ Crinkley Bottom park.

The tragedy behind abandoned parks

Dogpatch USA, Arkansas, USA

Owners of Dogpatch USA changed constantly until the park closed in 2002. It was listed on eBay for a million USD at the time, but no one was interested.

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