20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places Around The World

Abandoned places capture our imagination. From their history to their current dilapidated state, they never fail to invoke the curiosity within us.


Gubug Temple - Bali, Indonesia

Unfortunately due to heavy rainfall and flooding the surface of the lake rises above the temple.

Agung Krispimandoyo / National Geographic

Agung Krispimandoyo / National Geographic

An abandoned home surrounded by wheat fields - Oregon, USA

Jeff Edes

Jeff Edes

Vending machine brought in by the tsunami in abandoned rice field - Fukishima, Japan

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theatlantic.com

A Russian soldier playing an abandoned piano - Chechnya, Russia (1994)

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historicaltimes.com

An abandoned railway - Illawarra, Australia

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unmotivating.com

Kolmanskop, a ghost town in the Namib Desert - Namibia

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photography.nationalgeographic.com

Abandoned train depot - Czestochowa, Poland

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nedhardy.com

Christ of the Abyss - San Fruttuoso, Italy

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en.lensart.ru

Mossy table tops at an abandoned hotel - Japan

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niur.net

The abandoned Wonderland Amusement Park - near Beijing, China

David Gray / Getty images

David Gray / Getty images

El Hotel Del Salto - Cundinamarca, Colombia

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Flickr user 'alveart'

Holland Island - Maryland, USA

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Flickr user 'baldeaglebluff'

The remains of the Pegasus - Ross Island, Antarctica

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panoramio.com

An abandoned mill from 1866 - Sorrento, Italy

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Flickr user 'logicalrealist'

Bennet College, a women's college, closed in 1978 - New York, USA

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forgottenoh.com

An abandoned sunken yacht - Antarctica

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ruschili.25photo.r3

1984 Winter Olympics bobsleigh track - Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina

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Flickr user 'tufote'

Lawndale Theater - Chicago, USA

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ebow.org

Abandoned frozen soviet submarine base - Russia

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russiatrek.org

Abandoned "Domino Sugar" factory - Brooklyn, USA

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thetomharrison.com


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