Nara Dreamland

Lonely Planet

“Built in 1961 in Japan’s Nara Prefecture, Nara Dreamland was an amusement park conceived in the hopes that it would match the success that Disneyland had enjoyed in California. It was not to be however, and in 2006 the park closed, following years of falling attendance numbers. With demolition of the site now underway, a photographer has shared captivating images taken last year, showing it as it lay for a decade, abandoned and forgotten in time.” – Read more