Baumkronenpfad Heilstätten, Beelitz

Southwest of Berlin, Germany, you can find the Beelitz-Heilstätten – a giant hospital in the forest. They were built between 1898 and 1930 as a sanitorium for lung diseases. During World War I and II the sanitorium was used for soldiers and after 1945 it became the largest Soviet hospital outside the Soviet Union. Then deterioration began, buildings became ruins and nature conquered this place partially – now trees are growing within the ruins.

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