In June, 2013 I was visiting Germany (from Australia) and spent a week at Binz on Rugen Island on the Baltic Sea. During this time my family and I visited several tourist places, one of which was Prora which we travelled to on one of the little people carrying trains that take tourists to various sites of interest.
The Nazis built many buildings at Prora to house Hitler and the SS to holiday there on the beach right beside the Baltic Sea. As the war intervened, it was never used as a holiday resort and stands today with many 6 story communist built grey, empty and stark buildings. During the 50s the National Peoples Army of the GDR took over the massive project and turned it into a military camp.This ended in 1992 with the reunification of Germany. Today it houses a museum which is fascinating with thousands of items from the days of the GDR.
One notable thing we saw was a padlocked cupboard with several banned books one of which is titled "Hitler - Man of the Century" and others about several other hideous people of Hitlers era and the terror they inflicted on their own countrymen. An utterly fascinating place to visit for anyone interested in the history of Germany.
They stand vacant and crumbling internally, except for one large building that now houses a museum. The coffee shop in the Vienna Teahouse served a most delicious German meal, very much recommended.
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