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Krafwerk V (Germany)

Abandoned coal-fired power plant somewhere in Germany.

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Dadipark (Belgium)

Originally established in 1949 by a priest as ‘Daiselpark’, this was one of the first theme parks for kids in Belgium. Located in Dadizele, a quaint little village in Western-Flanders and later renamed ‘Dadipark’, the demise of this well known park set in in 2000, after a young boy was seriously injured in the nautic jet – one of its most important attractions. Three years later the park was closed and although many groups are to this day attempting to find investors to reopen it, the city council recently announced that the park will be demolished.

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VEB Otto Grotewohl (Germany)

Built around 1900, the Otto Grotewohl factory was constructed using the most modern building techniques known in the epoch (e.g. reinforced concrete floors). The company, which changed names and hands regularly was mostly known for its car care products. In the mid-1990s, the production stopped.

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Strike (Belgium)

Abandoned windmill annex bowling alley. The original mill was bombed during the Second World War and was reconstructed on the exact same spot once the war ended. Soon after, the mill lost its function and became a gimmicky part of the tavern built right next to it. Over the years, the tavern was transformed into a full-scale bowling alley. Around the turn of the 21st century, a new owner aspired to convert the complex into a casino, but, when the permits weren’t granted, the bowling alley and windmill became abandoned.

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ALVT (Belgium)

Barrel cleaning company in a quaint village in Belgium. The company went bankrupt in the mid-1990s, leaving a large heavily polluted terrain behind.

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Château HK (Belgium)

Modern castle that was once used as a wine tasting venue. When the company, owning the castle, went bankrupt, the chateau was left abandoned.

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Monastery P (Belgium)

Monastery dating back to the 17th century. During the French Revolution, the monastery became a refuge for psychiatric patients. The nowadays abandoned ward was built in the 1930s and became abandoned in 2007 when the patients were moved to modern buildings on the same site. The ward will however soon be demolished.

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Bad Brown (Belgium)

Abandoned cattle food factory dating back to 1930. In 1971, a company takeover took place and in the years to come, the new owner took over even more factories in the region. When the factory grounds were sold to a project developer, this factory became abandoned and will eventually be demolished, making place for future residential projects.

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Maison Chez Fien (Belgium)

Well hidden in a remote location amid the fields of a quaint little village in Belgium, one can find the small villa ‘Maison Chez Fien’. This austere little dwelling was abandoned in a hurry. Stuffed with slowly decaying household equipment, pottery, glassware and books, it acts as an untouched witness of times past.

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Gartendom (Germany)

Built on the grounds of a former coal mine, the impressive Gartendom was constructed around the turn of the century. Its purpose was to house a large garden exhibition. However, after only two years, this majestic glass and steel structure was abandoned. Nowadays, the only remaining witness of the domes’ former function is the tree growing in its centre. During the years of abandonment, the Gartendom fell pray to vandals, graffiti artists and BMX enthusiasts, who built a BMX course through the inner circle.

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Sanatorium H (Germany)

The sanatorium was built in the early 1900s in a typical German Fachwerkbau (timber-frame) – style. Built in a green, rural environment, patients with lung diseases were treated here in optimal environmental conditions for more than 80 years until the sanatorium closed its doors.

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Axxishouse (Germany)

Abandoned retirement home in a green, remote region in Germany, known for its health facilities.

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Das Krematorium (Germany)

Built in Germany around 1900, this crematorium was one of the most modern ones of its epoch. The innovative coolers and lifts processed over 100000 bodies over the years, until the crematorium closed its doors in the 1990s.

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DDR Hörsaal (Germany)

Abandoned military school that was once used to train the cream of the crop of the East-German military talents to become future Soviet leaders. When the iron curtain fell, the school lost its function and soon thereafter became abandoned.

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Schloss H (Germany)

In its last days before the Schloss became abandoned, this castle – situated somewhere in Germany – served as a nursing home for the elderly.

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