Top 25 Abandoned Places

Take a look at our Top 25 Abandoned Places. It’s hard to believe that some of these places were once flooded with foot traffic, lively conversation and for some, served as a daily workplace. These locations have fallen victim to financial ruin, natural disasters or war and their purpose has long been forgotten by modern society. Their haunting exterior begs to tell us a story we will never hear.


25NARA DREAMLAND, JAPAN

24THE MILL – ITALY

23SHICHENG – CHINA

22CITY HALL SUBWAY NYC – U.S.A

21I.M. COOLING TOWER – BERLIN

COOLING TOWER

2020. KOLMANSKOP – NAMIBIA

19FLOATING FOREST – SYDNEY

18LAST HOUSE ON HOLLAND ISLAND – U.S.A

17PRIPYAT – UKRAINE

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16HOUSE OF BULGARIAN COMMUNIST PARTY – BULGARIA

15CAPE ROMANO – U.S.A

14MICHIGAN CENTRAL STATION DETROIT – U.S.A

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13SUNKEN YACHT – ANTARCTICA

12NEW BEDFORD ORPHUEM – U.S.A

11ABANDONED TRAIN STATION – ABKHAZIA, GEORGIA

10SALTO HOTEL – COLOMBIA

9SUBMARINE BASE – BALAKLAVA, UKRAINE

8MILITARY HOSPITAL – BEELITZ, GERMANY

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7HASHIMA ISLAND, JAPAN

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6SAN ZHI – TAIWAN

5CHURCH IN SNOW – CANADA

4SUBWAY TUNNEL IN KIEV – UKRAINE

3ABANDONED WOODEN HOUSES – RUSSIA

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2MAUNSELL SEA FORTS – ENGLAND

1CHERNOBYL – PRIPYAT

This nuclear power plant accident is one of only two level 7 events (the maximum level classified by the International Nuclear Event Scale). Long-term effects such as deformities and cancers are still being found in survivors and people in the region to this day.