Photo Gallery: Childhood Memories Documented in Ruins 08/01/2012
 Dinosaurs in the Undergrowth: After German reunification, the former...
Sarah Schönfeld

Dinosaurs in the Undergrowth: After German reunification, the former state-owned Kulturpark, or cultural park, in East Berlin was earmarked to be redeveloped as a West German-style amusement park. Due to high entry prices, however, visitors stayed away, and East Germany's most famous amusement park closed its doors in 2001. Since then, the site, now known as Spreepark, has fallen into disrepair. The ferris wheel is rusting, while the dinosaurs are overrun by undergrowth and ...