The strange Honecker nuclear bunker, Berlin

The strange Honecker nuclear bunker, Berlin

Codenamed 17/5001, this secret bunker was one of the communist world’s most advanced bunkers, built to protect the leaders of the former East Germany from a nuclear attack but it was never actually used. The three-storey bunker was built in a forest 25km (16 miles) north-east of Berlin, near Wandlitz, where the … Read more

An abandoned 1920s cabaret theatre in Berlin

An abandoned 1920s cabaret theatre in Berlin

An abandoned 1920s cabaret theatre in Berlin This abandoned cabaret theatre was discovered in the central Mitte area of Berlin, Germany. It opened in 1905 as a musical hall and restaurant, named “Fritz Schmidt’s Restaurant and Festival Halls” and soon became an established venue for Berlin’s ballroom society. In 1919 it changed … Read more

The abandoned Spreepark in Berlin

The abandoned Spreepark in Berlin

Spreepark / Spree Park – The strange abandoned theme park Location: Berlin, Germany Years in operation: 1969-2002 Creepy factor: 8 One of the world’s more photogenic derelict fun-zones, this district of toppled dinosaurs, rusted Ferris wheels and vandalized swan boats operated for 20 years as Kulturpark Plänterwald in the former East Berlin … Read more