An abandoned airport which still has creepy Nazi relics inside is a treasured attraction which locals have continuously fought to keep.
Locals have reclaimed the unoccupied building of Berlin Tempelhof which over time has been used as a dance floor or a sleeping place for refugees.
The airport used to be a state-of-the-art transport hub which was used by high-ranking members of the Nazi party- with Its last commercial flight taking place in 2008.
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The Tempelhof is one of the biggest publicly listed properties in the world which makes it a top attraction for aviation lovers.
It originated in 1923 before it was operated by Nazi designers during the war.
The building, which is said to measure around 303 hectares, was also used in West Berlin for drop off's in 1948.
Other features include an active radar tower which is a staggering height of 72m and is currently being used by the German army to track flight traffic.
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On top of this, ancient jet planes can be found on-site, as well as a string of unused corridors.
The airport was also used during the cold war, reports The Sun.
It has been open to members of the public as a park since 2010, which has proved a popular hit amongst families.
One local described it to be bustling in summer with, “barely clothed kite surfers and men flying model planes. ”
There are several plans proposed to transform the land over the years but residents enjoy it being used for tours.
The Tempelhof was named Germany's biggest refugee camp in 2015 after it welcomed over 13,000 migrants in response to the immigration crisis.
Ingo Gräning, of Tempelhof Projekt, told The Guardian: “No other city would treat itself to such a crown jewel [of open space].
“There’s 300 hectares there. Monaco is 200.”
Gerhard W Steindorf, chief of the scheme, added: “Berlin is a pioneer in re-using buildings that were left over after the division of the city."
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