Chris Walsh (chris_walsh) wrote,
Chris Walsh
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An abandoned, never-finished Chinese amusement park

"Situated on an area of around 100 acres, and 45 minutes drive from the center of Beijing, are the ruins of ‘Wonderland.’ Construction stopped more than a decade ago, with developers promoting it as ‘the largest amusement park in Asia.’ Funds were withdrawn due to disagreements over property prices with the local government and farmers. So what is left are the skeletal remains of a palace, a castle, and the steel beams of what could have been an indoor playground in the middle of a corn field."
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