Abandoned theme park in Vietnam Ho Thuy Tien

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Ho Thuy Tien Abandoned Theme Park
Ho Thuy Tien Abandoned Theme Park
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Visit an abandoned theme park in Vietnam

A visit to a theme park regularly filled with joy, laughter, and fun can be entirely different when it is an abandoned. Well usually! Theme parks often characterized by pure energy can be very different once abandoned. Sugar treats, thrilling rides, excited children, replaced with a scary grittiness. An abandoned theme park has a grittiness that reflects economic failure and changing times. Once you visit an abandoned theme park for the first time, confronted with pure neglect.

Experience the Creepiness of the abandoned theme park in Vietnam

You can almost hear the once happier times but acutely reminded of financial misadventure. Abandoned theme parks are just creepy. As you enter Ho Thuy Tien, you feel like a cast member in a horror movie. Will I be the next fatality? However abandoned theme parks have long been a happy hunting ground for photographers worldwide. They juxtapose indulgence with reality so eloquently. Some famous abandoned theme parks like Geauga Lake, Cleveland, Ohio or the Land of Oz Theme Park, have been explored widely. Seph Lawless has made a career out of documenting the vastness that is an abandoned theme park.

The entrance of the Ho Thuy Tien abandoned theme park
The entrance of the Ho Thuy Tien abandoned theme park

Do you dare to visit?

Like all things abandoned? You can put on you must visit list Hồ Thủy Tiên. Ho Thuy Tien is an abandoned theme park located near Thủy Tiên Lake, Hương Thủy town, in Hue. For those that may not know, Hue is a coastal city located in central Vietnam. This half completed water park opened in 2004, however, did not last long. Unfortunately, the park was a failure from the get-go. Leaving Mother Nature to do its work once closed officially. Ironically, in its abandoned state, the park has become a strange tourist attraction in its own right. Lots of people still love to visit this abandoned site, even though there is nothing to see but an economic wasteland. Nevertheless, if you find yourself, in Hue and you are brave enough, maybe it’s something that you can visit.

Abandoned Theme Park Hue
Abandoned Theme Park Hue

 

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  1. Abandoned or not, this park looks freakin’ amazing and I have to agree, it seems it might look better now than in its prime days. I feel like having a wild guess and bet my money on this not being that popular on the average tourist map which makes it a hotspot on my map.

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