Explore the ghost town in Namibia

About 100 years ago, the desert town of Kolmanskop in Namibia once flourished, but now it has become a "ghost" town and is gradually submerged by desert sand.

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Kolmanskop is a "ghost town" in the Namib desert in southern Namibia. This place is small but used to be a very famous diamond.

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After discovering this area full of diamonds, hundreds of "hunters" from Germany focused on Kolmanskop, making remote areas prosper.

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Kolmanskop is built in the architectural style of a German town, with full facilities and play areas such as casino, cinema, swimming pool, ballroom, power plant, ice factory, .

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The town began to decline after the First World War, the time when the diamonds were exhausted.

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Finally, in 1954 Kolmanskop became a desolate "ghost" town when a German architect and the last resident left town.

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After decades of abandonment, houses are being encroached by sand.

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The sand flows into the interior of the houses, creating a wild and cold landscape.

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A house was submerged by sand near flooded doors.

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"Ghost" houses are full of secrets.

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In recent years, Kolmanskop town has become a great attraction for tourists.

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The town was also chosen by the directors as a backdrop for many popular movies.

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