• What Happens to Old Quarries? | QUEST | KQED Science

    Aug 11, 2011· What Happens to Old Quarries? ... A viewing platform has been built on its top edge for occasions when the sun comes out. There’s still work to be …

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  • Shimao Wonderland Intercontinental: £345m five-star CAVE ...

    Jun 26, 2013· Construction has begun on a luxury five-star hotel being built INSIDE a 100-metre deep, water-filled abandoned quarry in China at the base of the …

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  • Get a sneak peek at new Winston-Salem park built around ...

    Get a sneak peek at new Winston-Salem park built around abandoned quarry By Wesley Young Winston-Salem Journal ... The quarry was operated as Piedmont Quarry from …

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  • 5 STAR HOTEL BUILT INSIDE ABANDONED QUARRY | Privé …

    The the five-star InterContinental Songjiang Shimao hotel, which is being built inside an abandoned quarry in China located at the base of Tianmenshan Mountain. The hotel is designed by UK architecture firm Atkins, who won the competition bid in 2006. Construction has started on the resort that will be nestled into a 100 meter-high rock face of an abandoned water-filled quarry outside Shanghai ...

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  • 10 Abandoned Places In Massachusetts That Nature Is Reclaiming

    10 Abandoned Places In Massachusetts That Nature Is Reclaiming. ... This school was built in 1922 for the purpose of sheltering and teaching those with severe mental disabilities or psychological conditions. By the 1970s, it was severely overpopulated and conditions were hellish. ... Becket Land Trust Historic Quarry and Forest, Becket.

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  • This hotel was built inside a formerly abandoned quarry

    Nov 19, 2018· THE world’s first underground hotel, built in a decommissioned quarry, has opened its doors in the Sheshan Mountain Range on the fringes of Shanghai, China. Buried almost 90 meters deep in the quarry, the stunning 18-story InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland is part of a US$288 million development that also includes a theme park.

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  • World’s first underground luxury hotel built in abandoned ...

    Nov 16, 2018· The £225m luxury hotel is located inside an abandoned quarry, almost 32km from Shanghai. The hotel is built onto one side of 91m-deep quarry and features 18 stories. On the other side of the hotel, is a waterfall. Rounded balconies on the first 16 floors provide spectacular views of the nearby surroundings.

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  • HISTORY of QUARRY OAKS – Quarry Oaks

    Quarry Oaks pleases the visitor who believes that Nebraska is all flat prairie and corn fields. Built in part on an abandoned quarry that furnished limestone aggregate to Nebraska’s construction industry, and in close proximity to the broad but shallow Platte River, Quarry Oaks offers everything a golfer desires: challenge, reward and beauty.

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  • Abandoned quarry turned into a luxury hotel - StoneNews.eu

    This special hotel was built in the city of Songjiang, 35 km southwest of Shanghai, in a formerly abandoned quarry of 88m depth. After ten years of construction, the hotel was inaugurated just this month. It has 337 rooms on 18 floors, 16 of which are built underground and …

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  • Architects Build Stunning Hotel Into the Walls of an ...

    Sep 23, 2018· The Deep Pit Hotel, which is being called the world’s first “underground” hotel, opens next month as a swanky new Intercontinental resort that has been built inside an abandoned quarry ...

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  • Underground InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland Luxury ...

    Nov 27, 2018· The 336-room property is built into the side of an abandoned quarry, and is unlike anywhere you’ve ever stayed before. The 336-room property is built into the side of an abandoned quarry…

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  • China: Luxury hotel planned in abandoned quarry | CNN Travel

    Apr 02, 2012· For more than a decade, China has been a front-runner in the world’s skyscraper race. Now the country is taking the pole position in digging “groundscrapers” -- enormous structures built mostly underground. Most recently, ground has been broken on construction of a high-end hotel at the foot of Shanghai’s Tianmashan (, a k a Tianma Mountain) in a 100-meter-deep pit.

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  • Shanghai opens its 'earthscraper' hotel built inside an ...

    Nov 18, 2018· After almost 10 years of construction, Shanghai has unveiled to the public its 'earthscraper' hotel built vertically along the precipice of an underground, water-filled quarry. Costing 2 billion yuan ($287.9 million) to complete, the...

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  • InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland: going underground at ...

    Apr 11, 2019· Do we reach wonderland by falling down a rabbit hole? Almost. It’s actually an 88-metre-deep abandoned quarry, about an hour’s drive from downtown Shanghai. The 336-room hotel built …

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  • This ultra-swanky luxury hotel built in abandoned Shanghai ...

    In a truly momentous day for wannabe Bond villains everywhere, a long-awaited, ultra-extravagant hotel built inside of an abandoned quarry in Shanghai’s southwestern Songjiang district has finally opened to guests.. The InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland has been under construction for the last six years or so. Built against one side of an 88-meter-deep quarry, the hotel boasts 336 rooms ...

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  • Massive underground hotel built in an abandoned quarry

    Sep 18, 2018· What do you with an abandoned quarry? Duh! You build an over the top resort! Buzz60's Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.

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  • Shanghai luxury hotel opens in once-abandoned quarry | CNN ...

    (CNN) — After a decade of construction, the mostly subterranean InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland has opened inside a formerly abandoned quarry about 20 miles southwest of Shanghai. Yes, you ...

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  • Hotel Built in Abandoned Rock Quarry Picture | Creepy ...

    View The 19-story, 380-room Shimao InterContinental Hotel is being built in an abandoned quarry in Shanghai, China. The project will cost at least $555 million with nightly rooms expected to start ...

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  • Magheramorne - Wikipedia

    The abandoned Magheramorne quarry area is used as a filming location for the HBO TV series Game of Thrones. Castle Black, Hardhome and The Wall were filmed there, and battlements were built there to serve as King's Landing's defences during the Battle of Blackwater Bay; scenes shot atop the wall were filmed inside the Paint Hall Studios in Belfast.

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  • Phantom Drone Flies Over Flooded Quarry | Finds Buried ...

    Aug 04, 2014· Testing out his Phantom drone, this quadcopter pilot launches into the air and happens to fly across a quarry that has become flooded. As he continues to fly, his drone captures some incredible ...

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  • China Is Opening the 'World's First Underground Hotel ...

    Sep 21, 2018· The hotel was built into the side of the abandoned Shenkeng Quarry in Songjiang, about 22 miles outside of Shanghai. It plummets 300 feet down to a pool of water at the bottom of the quarry.

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  • Resort Hotel Built Inside Quarry, 100 Yards Beneath Ground ...

    Resort Hotel Built Inside Quarry, 100 Yards Beneath Ground Level In Shanghai A five star hotel is currently being built in an abandoned quarry in China – and it even has underwater guest rooms! By

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  • Travel: Underground Hotel Built Inside a Quarry Will Soon ...

    A waterfall, built into the center of the hotel , pours into the pool at the bottom of the quarry . Inside the world's first ' underground ' hotel built in an abandoned Built mostly below ground in a deep pit of an abandoned quarry in southwestern Shanghai, it’s being hailed as a modern architectural wonder.

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  • Views are the pits: welcome to China's quarry hotel ...

    Mar 22, 2018· A hotel built in an abandoned quarry that plunges 80 metres below ground level is nearing completion in China, part of a wave of ambitious architectural projects spurred by …

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  • Inside the world's first 'underground' hotel built in an ...

    Sep 17, 2018· InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland (also known as the Deep Pit Hotel), will finally open its doors in October. The eye-popping, luxury hotel is standing out as a must-see destination in itself. Built mostly below ground in a deep pit of an abandoned quarry in …

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  • Micro DIY ROV - Second Dive - Abandoned Quarry ...

    Jul 05, 2015· Second dive with my micro DIY ROV, built on a budget but still performing well, that's about 6 hours of running now! An old quarry was suggested to me, and it's brilliant, visibility is great, and ...

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  • Shimao Wonderland Hotel in Shanghai is Built into an ...

    Shimao Wonderland Hotel in Shanghai is Built into an Abandoned Quarry and Features Underwater Rooms. The Shimao Wonderland Hotel in Shanghai, China is a project that was started back in 2006 and was expected to be open for business in 2015, however it is still under construction and will likely not be completely finished in the immediate future ...

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  • $568m hotel inside abandoned quarry - news.com.au

    Jun 28, 2013· Welcome to the five-star InterContinental Shimao hotel, which is being built inside an abandoned quarry in China. Located at the base of Tianmenshan Mountain, it extends 100 metres into the quarry ...

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  • Shimao Wonderland Is The First Hotel Built Into An ...

    Nov 21, 2018· As its alternate name suggests, it is a hotel, the world’s first, to be built inside a 88 meters (289 feet) deep underground, water-filled quarry. The 18-floor hotel is built into the side wall of an abandoned quarry located 20 miles (302 kilometers) from Shanghai in the town of Songjiang and boasts a green rooftop, two above ground floors ...

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  • Luxury underwater hotel built in abandoned quarry with ...

    Apr 06, 2016· Luxury underwater hotel built in abandoned quarry with guest rooms facing 10-metre deep aquarium. The swanky five-star hotel is due to open next …

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