Hitler's Plans for Tourist Site Finally Sees Its First Tourists

In the years preceding the Second World War the Nazis not only planned mass murder, but they also planned mass tourism in the form of the Colossus of Prora, the world's biggest beach complex along the Baltic coast on the island of Ruegen. It housed 10,000 rooms with sea views in eight identical rectangular blocks of steel reinforced concrete, each six floors high and each one the length of five soccer fields. The plans included restaurants, a movie theater, a festival hall, a swimming pool...Full Story
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