Upstairs balcony view of chapel Adam X Urbex UE Urban Exploration Germany Kent School Saint Sint St Jozefsheim chapel church abandoned derelict unused empty disused decay decayed decaying grimy grime

Explore #105: School JKMD, Germany – September 2014

Explore #6 of the Taking the Piscine Tour After a revisit to the abandoned Alla Italia spa in Belgium, we then headed into Germany, stopping off for an hour at this former school and monastery. ***UPDATE JULY 2017: PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SITE IS NOW IN PRIVATE OWNERSHIP, AND SHOULD NOT BE ENTERED WITHOUT THE OWNER’S PERMISSION*** History Built in 1909 as a Franciscan school and monastery, it originally housed about 600 physically and mentally disabled people. However the rise…

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Explore #99: Nazi School, aka Partischule N / DDR Hörsaal, Germany – August 2014

Explore #11 of the Berlin or Bust Tour Day Four After exploring the Hospital of wheelchairs we drove a few more hours to this former Nazi School. History This large complex of buildings was built in the 1930s as a National Socialist Political Educational Institution – in other words, a Nazi school. A testament to the arrogance of the Third Reich, the buildings are arranged in an “SS” layout when viewed from above. After WWII the site was put to…

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Explore #97: Heilstätten Hohenlychen, Germany – August 2014

Explore #9 of the Berlin or Bust Tour Day Three After James and I had spent the morning exploring Beelitz, followed by a flying visit to see the infamous Nazi Eagle at Krampnitz Kaserne, we then headed North of Berlin. We had to abandon our next planned location due to various issues (a stupid amount of barbed wire, too many security milling around, etc) so decided to cut our losses and head quickly on to Hohenlychen. History A superbly written…

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