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EscherLand

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A theme park based on the drawings of M.C. Escher.

The colour scheme is stark black and white.

Within the park are real-world (as far as is possible) constructions of Mr. Escher's 3-D creations. Since many are physically impossible in normal 4-D space, engineering and optical tricks are employed extensively; "Watermill" does indeed look like the water is flowing uphill, but it's a trick produced by the cunning use of pumps and false perspective. "Belvedere" is a real structure, but only from a specific viewpoint - from anywhere else the supporting structures are all too clear.

Think of it as Portmeirion, but in a bad way.

If there's sufficient space alongside, it might be a good location for Cthulhu's Realm and DagonWorld, both drawing extensively on the works of H. R. Giger.

Patrons purchasing a pass to all three attractions get a discount voucher for a prescription of tranquillizers and a short course of trauma counselling.

8th of 7, Oct 25 2019

Escher for Real https://www.youtube...watch?v=B2OAHfCup9g
The Belvedere, Waterfall, Necker Cube [bigsleep, Oct 26 2019]

Escher Waterfall https://www.youtube...watch?v=0v2xnl6LwJE
Well done that man ! [bigsleep, Oct 26 2019]

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       "Watermill" does indeed look like the water is flowing uphill//   

       Actually possible, or already baked as an optical illusion in some places by nature, I'm not sure which.
Skewed, Oct 25 2019
  

       There's also the famous "Electric Brae" where a quirk of the geography makes downhill seem like uphill.
8th of 7, Oct 25 2019
  

       Not to mention the Oxford road network, which allows you to drive all day at speeds up to 15mph without actually getting anywhere.
MaxwellBuchanan, Oct 25 2019
  

       Sp. Portmeirion
pertinax, Oct 26 2019
  

       Sp. fixed.
8th of 7, Oct 26 2019
  

       So all we need is, mathematic's predictions of higher dimensions to be realised and Escherland will be good to flow.
wjt, Oct 27 2019
  
      
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