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Paronella Park - Japoonvale Road, Mena Creek, Australia

José Paronella was enjoying a honeymoon trip from Spain with his wife Margarita in 1925 when he saw this location. He then spent years planting trees, building a grand staircase to carry sand up the hill for concrete, and finally built a grand castle, inspired by Spanish castles, as well as the oldest hydro-electric dam in North Queensland. There was a foyer, a theatre and bars within the building and a waterfall. The site became a park, but gradually fell into disrepair and moss has taken over.