20. Cidade Albanoel
A passion project of Brazillian politician Antonio Albano Reis, Cidade Albanoel was envisioned as a sprawling amusement park with multiple themed areas. Attractions were to include an Old West town, water slides, a concert hall, and an area themed after Santa Claus. This last idea was in honor of Reis himself, who had gained the nickname “Santa Claus of Quintino” by dressing up as the character every Christmas.
Tragically, Reis was killed in a car accident in 2000, before the park could be completed. Construction halted and the project was abandoned, landing it on our list of creepy abandoned amusement parks. The only section of the park to near completion, portions of the Santa section stand to this day as eerie reminders of the festive experience that never came to be.