January 31, 2013SAN ZHI Taiwan: A Futuristic Resort
By Sara In AZ
Has anyone else ever heard of the San Zhi Resort (also Sanzhi) before? I had not ever heard of this super atomic looking resort until a year or 2 ago when I accidentally stumbled upon an online article about Amazing Ghost Towns. I was pretty intrigued by what I saw and had to learn more!
This place looks so eerily beautiful and mysterious all at the same time doesn’t it?
According to Sometimes Interesting SanZhi was built in the late 1970s and was supposed to be a tourist spot for the affluent crowd. By the 1980s the project was abandoned due to investment losses and all of the beautiful pods were left to rot away.
There was also apparently a number of deaths associated with the construction of this project, leading to the speculation that was why the project was abandoned.
The pods stood for many years…….falling apart more and more each year until they were finally torn down in 2008/2009.
I can only envision how amazing this place would have been had it been completed.
It appears that they were using a lot of wood paneling and built-ins for the furniture. I’ll bet it was really gorgeous.
It is really sad this project was never completed, it looks like it was a really fabulous idea for a resort.
All pictures from Sometimes Interesting.
Here is a link to a Google page if you want to see more links and stories about San Zhi.