23 Creepy Abandoned Places In The World

There are many places in the world which are abandoned. These places were once homes for people. Today, we have collected 23 of the creepiest in the world. We are curious about your reactions after you see these photos.

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1. IM Cooling Tower, Belgium

These things are part of a cooling tower in a former power station in Monceau, Belgium.

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2. Kolmanskop, Namibia

Once, Kolmanskop was a small town in Namibia that witnessed growth in the early 1900s when German settlers found that the area was rich in diamonds. However, by the 1950s, the town was completely abandoned.

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3. 102-Year-Old Floating Forest in Sydney, Australia

It is the framework of the SS Ayrfield; a large steamship that would be dismantled in Homebush Bay, Australia after WWII.

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4. The Maunsell Sea Forts, England

The Maunsell Sea Forts were constructed in the Thames and Mersey estuaries in Britain to help protect against potential German air or naval attacks during WWII.

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5. Last House on Holland Island, U.S.A.

This house was once part of a reasonably prosperous small island colony in the Chesapeake Bay in the U.S. It was the last one left on Holland Island before it too fell in 2010.

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6. Pripyat, Ukraine

Pripyat was founded on February 4th 1970 in Ukraine as a Soviet nuclear city. After being abandoned, Pripyat remains a dangerous ghost town that can only be seen through guided tours.

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7. House of the Bulgarian Communist Party, Bulgaria

It is the former headquarters of Bulgaria's Communist Party. It is now a shell of its former self, although there are plans to rebuild it.

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8. Nara Dreamland, Japan

The Nara Dreamland park was inspired by Disneyland and opened in 1961. However, it closed down in 2006.

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9. Uninhabited Island in Southwest Florida, U.S.A.

These small domed buildings were constructed in 1981 on Cape Romano. They were the summer place of oil producer Bob Lee before going into disrepair.

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10. Abandoned Mill, Italy

The mill, located in the Valley of the Mills in Sorrento, Italy was dropped in 1866. The reason for the factory's abandonment was the construction of Tasso Square.

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11. Michigan Central Station in Detroit, U.S.A.

Michigan Central Station was a public transportation hub, which was constructed in 1913 in Detroit. However, it was closed down in 1988.

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12. Sunken Yacht, Antarctica

This eerie ghost ship was a Brazilian boat called the "Mar Sem Fim" (Endless Sea). It wrecked near Ardley Cove in Antarctica.

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13. The Haunting New Bedford Orpheum, U.S.A.

The New Bedford Orpheum, located in Massachusetts, U.S.A, is an old theater and entertainment building. It was opened in 1912 and closed in 1959.

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14. Abandoned Train Station, Abkhazia, Georgia

The train station in Sukhumi, Abkhazia was abandoned during the War in Abkhazia in 1992 and 1993.

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15. Abandoned Wooden Houses, Russia

These gorgeous, elaborately decorated buildings were discovered deep in Russian forests, where their insulation has helped them keep comparatively sound.

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16. Underwater City in Shicheng, China

The unbelievable underwater city is 1341 years old, and is located in Zhejiang province in eastern China. The water can preserve the city from rain and wind decay.

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17. The Abandoned City Hall Subway Stop in New York, U.S.A.

The nicely-designed metro station lies beneath City Hall in New York City. This station was closed in 1945.

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18. Salto Hotel, Colombia

The Salto Hotel opened in 1928 near Tequendama Falls to serve tourists who came to visit the 157-meter-tall waterfall. However, it closed down in the early 90s. In 2012, this Hotel became a museum.

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19. Abandoned Subway Tunnel in Kiev, Ukraine

This picture of an abandoned subway tunnel was taken in the metro system beneath Kiev, Ukraine. Several tunnels are partly submerged, and stalactites hang from the ceilings.

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20. Abandoned Submarine Base in Balaklava, Ukraine

Formerly, it was a top-secret site near Balaklava. Nowadays, it is a national naval museum.

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21. Abandoned Military Hospital in Beelitz, Germany

The building in this picture is part of the Beelitz-Heilstatten hospital in Beelitz, Germany. It was built at the end of the 1800s and helped Adolf Hitler recover from a leg wound incurred at the Battle of Somme in 1916. Today, parts of the complex are still running, but most parts were abandoned after the Soviets retreated from the hospital in 1995.

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22. Hashima Island, Japan

From the late 1800s to late 1900s, Hashima Island was populated because of the undersea coal mines. However, as Japan increasingly shifted from coal to petroleum, the mines closed down, leaving the Island abandoned.

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23. San Zhi, Taiwan

These houses in Sanzhi were originally designed to serve as a vacation destination, especially for U.S. military officers returning from their offices in Asia. Unluckily, the structures were demolished in 2010.

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