All the Demolished Haikyo
Several times people have asked me to put up a list of demolished haikyo, to save other people the inconvenience of heading to them and finding them gone. Fair enough- I would certainly have appreciated that info myself.
This page is open to being updated- so if you’ve got fresh info about demolished or altered or inaccessible haikyo- please let me/us know in the comments below.
Kamaishi Mine, Iwate– Demolished, only foundations left (2007/08)
Greenland Theme Park, Fukushima- Demolished
Boyou Hotel, Chiba– Demolished (to my knowledge).
Kappa Pia Theme Park, Saitama– Demolished (2007)
Tai Hei Yo Cement Plant, Saitama– Demolished (2008)
Hume Cement plant, Saitama– Demolished (2010)
Nichitsu Mining Town, Saitama– Surgical light stolen (2007?), Brain in a jar stolen (2009), several newer apartments reported demolished (2009)
Kemigawa Transmission Base, Chiba– Inaccessible, very well bolted up.
Fuchu Air Base, Tokyo– Inaccessible unless you’re very brave/fool-hardy, as partially a live base.
Tachikawa Air Base, Tokyo– Likewise, and mostly demolished anyway.
Royal Love Hotel, Kanagawa– Inaccessible, tight security.
Sun Hills Hotel, Kanagawa– Demolished except for car park.
Sano Sanami Hot Springs, Tochigi- Demolished.
Shin Hokota Hospital, Ibaraki- Demolished.
Gullivers Kingdom, Kanagawa– Demolished (around 2006)
Shin Shu Kanko Hotel, Nagano- Currently being demolished (tip Paul)
Sports World, Izu– Demolished sometime September 2010.
Keishin Radiology Hospital, Kanagawa– Demolished or soon to be demolished, as bought up by the council in April 2010.
Nagoya Toyo Bowl, Nagoya- Demolished to my knowledge
T hospital, Izu- Demolished to my knowledge.
B Hotel, Izu- Likewise.
Fukinuki Hotel, Aichi- Gone according to internet sites (tip from Florian)
Inagawa Trap Shooting, Osaka- Reduced to a pile of rubble in late 2007 (tip from Florian)
Koga Family Land, Shiga- Demolished in late 2008 after being abandoned for more than 20 years (2 small buildings are left, but it’s only worth going there if you are in the area for other reasons) (tip from Florian)
Love Hotel Seline (maybe the correct name), Mie- Gone (tip from Gakuranman)
Shin Kobe Pool, Hyogo- gone and replaced by a DIY store (tip from Florian)
Nara Dreamland, Nara– Guarded with motion sensors and security, but not too stringently it seems.
Saline Tourist Hotel, Himeji, Hyogo- Gone according to internet sites (tip from Florian)
Warship Apartments, Osaka- Gone according to internet sites (tip from Florian)
Treasure Museum Ise, Mie- Gone according to Paul.
Hitler Surgical Hospital, Hyogo- Gone according to Florian.
Sekigahara Menard Land, Kansai- Gone according to Florian.
KyuNagasaki Prison, Nagasaki– Almost totally demolished, front gate and single guard tower only remaining (2007). 2010 update- only the gate left. Probably all gone by now.
Gunkanjima (Hashima Island), Nagasaki- Marginally open to tourists on a ferry tour.
Kushizaki Cape Hotel, Fukuoka- Gone according to internet sites (tip from Florian)
Nihon Cement, Mojiko- Demolished in late 2008 (tip from Florian)
Again- if anyone has any updates to add, comment or contact me directly and I’ll update, along with a link for your trouble.
In the meantime, check out my haikyo explores here:
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