A cool abandoned place

One of the most interesting consequences of the hectic history of Berlin are – or at least were – the many empty and abandoned spaces throughout the city: vacant land never rebuilt after the war, abandoned factories, hospitals taken by the bushes, former department stores, NSA spying bases during the Cold War are today in an interesting disrepair. After the Wall Fall in 1989 this places turned into squats or stages for clandestine Parties, where the electronic scene was born. Full with an intriguing atmosphere and surreal scenery they are definitely fun to explore.
One of these places still existing is the famous Spreepark. Inaugurated in 1969 in the former GDR as Kulturpark Plänterwald, it was the only amusement park of the former East Germany and worked quite well during decades until the Wall Fall. In 1991 it became a domain of Norbert Witte turning into the Spreepark GmbH. Despite its success at first, the park broke down in 2001 due bad administration falling into ruin. Untouched until today the place has a great captivating and bizarre look of a fantastic movie. The entrance is forbidden, but many still manage to seep in.


3 thoughts on “A cool abandoned place

  1. I usually do not write a ton of comments, however after browsing a ton of remarks on A copol abandoned place |
    Amstel House Hostel BlogAmstel House Hostel Blog.
    I do have 2 questions forr you iif you do nnot mind.
    Is it only me or does it look like like a feew of these comments come acros
    as if they are left by brain dsad people?
    😛 And, if you are writing at other online social sites, I’d like to follow you.
    Would you make a list of all of your social pages
    like your Facebook page, twitter feed, oor linkedin profile?

    My site – does Ripped Muscle X work

Leave a Reply