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Abandoned Bible-themed amusement park

Miniature replica buildings stand at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Miniature replica buildings stand at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Miniature replica buildings stand at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A sign marks the entrance to Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A sign marks the entrance to Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A sign marks the entrance to Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A 'Tower of Babel' stands at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A 'Tower of Babel' stands at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A 'Tower of Babel' stands at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A couple walks past Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A couple walks past Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A couple walks past Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A sign hangs at the base of Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A sign hangs at the base of Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A sign hangs at the base of Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Miniature replica buildings stand at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Miniature replica buildings stand at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Miniature replica buildings stand at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A cross stands over Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A cross stands over Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A cross stands over Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A 'Grotto of the Holy Family' overgrown by weeds at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A 'Grotto of the Holy Family' overgrown by weeds at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A 'Grotto of the Holy Family' overgrown by weeds at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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The Stations of the Cross are overgrown by weeds at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

The Stations of the Cross are overgrown by weeds at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

The Stations of the Cross are overgrown by weeds at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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The replica of the Pater Noster Sanctuary at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, frames Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

The replica of the Pater Noster Sanctuary at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, frames Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

The replica of the Pater Noster Sanctuary at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, frames Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A sign marks the entrance to Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A sign marks the entrance to Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A sign marks the entrance to Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A cross stands in Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A cross stands in Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A cross stands in Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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The Stations of the Cross and other replicas are overgrown by weeds at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

The Stations of the Cross and other replicas are overgrown by weeds at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

The Stations of the Cross and other replicas are overgrown by weeds at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Miniature replica buildings stand at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Miniature replica buildings stand at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Miniature replica buildings stand at Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A cross stands in Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A cross stands in Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A cross stands in Holy Land USA, a now closed theme park inspired by Bible passages and locales, in Waterbury, Connecticut. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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