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

After a decade of construction, the luxurious Shimao Wonderland Intercontinental opens in s once-abandoned quarry near Shanghai, China.

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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 …

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Hotel in abandoned quarry opens in Shanghai | Money Talks ...

Nov 20, 2018· People paying top dollar to stay in five-star hotels expect prime locations with breathtaking views. But a hotel in Shanghai is taking a different approach -keeping all of its charm below the surface.

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Jade + QA unveils "groundscraper" hotel in Chinese quarry

Jan 25, 2019· The Shimao Wonderland Intercontinental quarry hotel, designed by Jade+QA, has opened within a 88-metre-deep abandoned quarry near Shanghai, China.

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First glimpse of China's £225mn luxurious 'quarry hotel ...

Nov 16, 2018· China's latest luxury hotel yesterday opened inside an abandoned quarry after nearly a decade of construction. It is built onto one side of a 289-foot-deep pit on the outskirts of Shanghai.

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Explore 10 famous abandoned places in Upstate NY ...

Jul 01, 2020· The hotel was destroyed by fire in 1875, rebuilt and then again leveled by fire in 1923. The remains of the resort were abandoned and eventually boarded up. New York State bought the …

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Shanghai Hotel Submerged in Abandoned Quarry Opens to the ...

Nov 12, 2018· The InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland Hotel is located in an abandoned quarry and includes an adventure sports center. A glass "waterfall" runs the height of the 19-floor building, housing an indoor atrium. The hotel features 17 floors below …

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10 Abandoned Places In Massachusetts That Nature Is Reclaiming

Jan 03, 2017· This abandoned train tunnel is hidden in the forest bordering the Wachusett Dam. It was originally constructed in the late 1800s, and abandoned in the early 20th century. Over 4,000 bodies from a local graveyard had to be moved to make room for the tunnel and the dam, leading many to suspect that the abandoned tunnel is haunted.

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Shanghai's Underwater Quarry Hotel - YouTube

Oct 10, 2018· Extending 90 metres down into an abandoned quarry, the InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland is a structure like no other. For more by The B1M subscribe now -...

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Shimao Wonderland Intercontinental Hotel – Shanghai, China ...

Built into an abandoned quarry about 20 miles from Shanghai, the hotel includes two underwater floors and a green rooftop that blends into the surrounding countryside. The unique design takes ...

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Connecticut's Abandoned Places Road Trip Is Not For The ...

Apr 13, 2019· Quarry Park lies on the former site of a trap rock quarry in Rocky Hill. The rock quarry was worked from the late 1800s to mid-1900s. The floor of the former operation is on several levels with the tallest rock face jutting 60 feet above the ground. At one end of the quarry, you'll discover the ruins of the operation being overtaken by the forest.

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No Longer Just a Hole in the Ground The Adaptive Re-Use of ...

A quarry is an area from which resources such as marble, limestone, sand and granite are extracted for industrial use. Once depleted of their desired resources, quarries are frequently abandoned. The majority of quarries are located fairly close to urban environments due to the expense of transporting

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China Opens World's First Underground Hotel Inside ...

The quarry has been around for several years but was abandoned in 2000. Source: Johannes Eisele/AFP The Intercontinental Shanghai Wonderland was designed by British architect Martin Jochman, who is also responsible for Dubai's Burj Al Arab.

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Shanghai 'earthscraper': World's 1st underground hotel ...

Nov 17, 2018· Costing 2 billion yuan ($287.9 million) to complete, the 88-meter-deep hotel is located in the Songjiang district. The Intercontinental Shanghai Wonderland, also known as Shimao Quarry Hotel, has cliff-view rooms that allow guests to stare into the abyss. Prices for the suites range from 3,400 to 3,800 yuan ($489 - $546) per night.

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InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland Hotel (the Quarry ...

Nov 15, 2018· The Quarry Hotel may become just about the greenest hotel ever made. The hotel opened on 15 November 2018. Key facts Location: Shanghai Country/Region: China Client: Shanghai Shimao New Experience Development Type: Futuristic 5-star hotel built on the side of an abandoned waterfilled quarry Size: 49,409 sq.m Status: Completed Awards: MIPIM Asia ...

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Quarry Hotel Shanghai | China's New Luxury Hotel ...

The abandoned quarry and its unique topography allowed for the opportunity to construct a world-class hotel without damaging the existing landscape. InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland Hotel is also regarded as one of the most eco-friendly places to stay in China. The design was shortlisted for an award at the World Architecture Festival in 2009.

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

Nov 19, 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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Hotel Built in Abandoned Rock Quarry Picture | Creepy ...

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 at $320.

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InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland - Wikipedia

The abandoned quarry is partially filled with water to create an artificial lake. The hotel is designed in an "S" shape utilizing a convex to concave form.The architects' vision is one of sequential hanging gardens that will produce the effect of a green hill extending down the face of the quarry.

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5 Repurposed Mines And Quarries That Will Blow Your Mind

The Shimao Shanghai Group invested $555M to build this hotel on the site of an abandoned stone quarry in Tianma Hill, 30 miles from downtown Shanghai, that will be run by InterContinental Hotels ...

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World's first 'ground-scraper' hotel built in former ...

Nov 21, 2018· The world's first ground-scraper hotel — plunging 88 metres into an old quarry on the fringes of Shanghai and complete with two underwater levels — is …

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Luxury hotel opens under the ground inside an ABANDONED …

Nov 02, 2018· China's newest luxury hotel lies deep under the ground.. An 18-storey resort is expected to open this month inside an 88-metre-deep (289-foot-deep) abandoned quarry in Shanghai after almost a ...

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

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 southwestern Shanghai, it's being hailed as a modern architectural wonder.

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Unusual underground hotel in an abandoned quarry in China ...

The Songjiang InterContinental hotel stands in the outskirts of Shanghai, where there was an abandoned quarry of granite. Given that the bottom of the pit always accumulate groundwater, it was decided not to dry it but the opposite – to fill it with the maximum allowable water.

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China to open world's first underground hotel in an ...

Oct 19, 2018· The abandoned quarry provided the hotel's architects with a rich source of inspiration. 16 underground floors The whole project took ten years to complete and involved a team of 5,000 designers, engineers, architects and workers. The hotel at the heart of the complex comprises 337 rooms, while 16 of its 18 floors are technically beneath the ...

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Shanghai quarry hotel from InternContinental opens with ...

Dec 05, 2018· A quarry isn't the first place that comes to mind when most people think of where to go on vacation, and yet an abandoned mine is now home to a five-star hotel in Shanghai.

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Underwater Hotel in a Formerly Abandoned Quarry Now Open ...

Feb 01, 2019· The concept renderings for this wildly unusual hotel design in an abandoned Chinese quarry debuted on the internet over a decade ago, and now the finished complex is welcoming guests. The InterContinental Shimao Wonderland is the "world's first underwater quarry hotel" set into the cliff faces of the 288-foot-deep former quarry, with the lowest two floors descending beneath the surface ...

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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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11 Hiking Trails to Abandoned Ruins in Pennsylvania | visitPA

Types of ruins: Abandoned campground, buildings, and railroad grade. 3. Standing Stone Trail. Mapleton. The Thousand Steps of the Standing Stone Trail were constructed in Jack's Narrows in the 1950s by quarry workers for the Harbison-Walker Refractory Company to access their job site at the top of Jack's Mountain in Huntingdon County. Today ...

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Find abandoned places near me, thousands of urbex spots ...

Our search engine has helped millions of people scout out thousands of locations across the world, from derelict buildings to abandoned theme parks.. If you're urban exploring or just looking for a place for a photo shoot, I'm sure we'll having something for you to discover.. And remember, we don't know if you're allowed to visit any of these places so you'll need to get the appropriate ...

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Hotel tour: Abandoned quarry transformed into world's ...

Sep 19, 2018· After years of waiting, the Intercontinental's highly anticipated five-star 'Deep Pit Hotel' in southwestern Shanghai has an opening date. Officially "Shanghai Wonderland", this lush, green mega complex built into the side of a disused 90-metre, water-filled quarry will become the world's first "underground" hotel when it opens next month in October.

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InterContinental Hotels Builds Luxury Resort Inside ...

InterContinental Hotels Builds Luxury Resort Inside Abandoned Shanghai Quarry. By Dawn Hammon. When you picture the Shanghai skyline, rows of skyscrapers likely come to mind. But the city well known for building to extreme heights has recently completed a project that drops to a new low: a vast and costly wonderland built below ground, encased ...