German amusement park built in an unfinished nuclear facility

Posted Friday, October 18, 2013 9:46 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The swing ride at the Wunderland Kalkar amusement park just north of Düsseldorf is located in the cooling tower of an abandoned nuclear power plant. When the plant was officially cancelled and its valuable parts sold and shipped away, Dutchman Hennie van der Most purchased the land. He then took the obvious next step: turning the nuclear power plant into a family amusement park.

Read more and see photos from Slate.

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