Wunderland Kalkar, a theme park in Germany, was originally a nuclear power plant in the 1970s, but due to technical difficulties as well as revolt from local residents, the $4-billion complex was dismantled in a matter of a few years. However, in 1995, Dutch entrepreneur Hennie van der Most bought what as left of the plant and transformed it into a theme park. Continue reading for videos, more pictures, and additional information.
Wunderland Kalkar has around 40 rides, for children and adults alike, and a 400-bed hotel. Among the most interesting features of the park are the swing ride set up inside the cooling facility, and the climbing wall on its outer walls. Also, chairoplanes, quad bikes, go-karts and a whole bunch of other fun gadgets make trips to Wunderland Kalkar a blast for the whole family.