Photos: Soviet hanger now Indoor beach resort

Photos: Soviet hanger now Indoor beach resort

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Tropical Islands indoor resort in Krausnick, Germany occupies a hangar built originally to house airships designed to haul long-distance cargo.

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by KING5.com

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Posted on March 1, 2013 at 11:47 AM

Updated Wednesday, Dec 18 at 12:41 PM

KRAUSNICK, Germany -- The Tropical Islands indoor resort in Krausnick, Germany is located on the site of a former Soviet military air base.

The resort occupies a hangar built originally to house airships designed to haul long-distance cargo.

>> Click here to tour the resort

Tropical Islands opened to the public in 2004 and offers visitors a tropical getaway complete with exotic flora and fauna, a beach, lagoon, restaurants, water slide, evening shows, sauna, adventure park and overnights stays ranging from rudimentary to luxury.

The hangar is so big, the Statue of Liberty could stand inside it.

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