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Balcony view Theatre Salle des fêtes d’Ougrée Marihayea (OM) Théâtre Jeusette Adam X Urban Exploration Belgium Access 2017 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict location creepy haunting eerie

Explore #210: Salle des fêtes d’Ougrée Marihayea (OM) aka Théâtre Jeusette, Seraing, Belgium – August 2017

Explore #2 of ‘The Greased Otters Tour’ with Jeremy, Mark and Tim. Our intended second exploration was a large industrial wasteland, but seeing as this abandoned theatre was right next door it seemed rude not to pop in for half an hour! History The ‘Salle des fêtes d’Ougrée Marihayea’ (or just ‘OM’) is also known in the urbex world as ‘Théâtre Jeusette’. Designed by the Liège architect Georges Dedoyard and built in 1948, it was formerly known as ‘Cockerill Hall’…

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Balloon Cycle ride Happy World Theme Park Amusement Park Fairground Myanmar Burma Yangon Rangoon Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict location creepy haunting eerie

Explore #199: Happy World Theme Park, Yangon, Myanmar – November 2016

History (rewritten and abridged from here and here) The park opened in 1997 to great fanfare in a lavish ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by the great and powerful in Myanmar’s military dictatorship and even the Japanese ambassador, whose country supplied the rides. State media called the park “a recreation centre for the people”, with “world class… modern games”. Not to be confused with the other ‘Happy World’ park in Yangon which is still in operation, this Park closed under mysterious circumstances…

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upstairs pink green peeling paint mould Ballhaus K Ballroom Urbex Germany Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict location Deutschland

Explore #172: Ballhaus K, Germany – May 2016

Explore #12 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ Our final stop in Germany before crossing over into Poland was this extremely decayed building – I’m afraid I don’t know anything about its history, but judging from its codename and the large downstairs stage I gather that it was formerly some sort of a community centre / dancehall / ballroom. Our Explore It was a dank and rainy morning when we arrived near this location – luckily the only bad weather…

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