February 27th, 2017

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Dreamland 1953 Fairground Documentary

All the Dreamlands in the World will never bring Coney Island back

Dreamland park in 1907 Coney Island Brooklyn

Coney Island Dreamland

These are the Dreamlands of the past... Dreamland was an ambitious amusement park at Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City from 1904 to 1911. It was the last, and considered the grandest, of the three original iconic large parks built on Coney Island, the other two being Steeplechase Park and Luna Park. Coney Island Dreamland

Coney Island Dreamland

Entrance to Dreamland Coney Island Eugene Wemlinger 1908 Brooklyn Museum

Margate UK in Kent after WWII

1953 documentary by British film director Lindsay Anderson. Filmed in the now derelict Dreamland amusement park in Margate, Kent. By John Fletcher using one 16mm camera and a audio tape recorder. Features brief scenes of vintage fairground rides, including a Loop-O-Plane, Dive Bomber, Giant Octopus and Big Wheel. Mechanical slot machines and various automata. Dreamland Margate Kent UK

Nara Dreamland: Abandoned Theme Park - Japan after Hiroshima

Nara Dreamland is an abandoned theme park in Nara, Japan. It closed its doors in 2006, due to falling visitor numbers.

Today, visitors need to climb over two barbed wire fences and hide from the security guard if they want to avoid a fine. It's fun!

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The Abandonded Saint Trinity Church (Belarus)

Each kilometre of the road leading to a remote village was worth going in order to reach a stunning abandoned church which was shining in the ordinary rural area like a pearl in a colourless seashell. It was amazing and unbelievable at the same time to see the great temple in the neighbourhood of wooden village houses which remained charming despite being forgotten for years. An old gate in front of the building invited to enter it and have a closer look on the building.

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