Archived Articles: Abandoned Places | Page 7
Ever wanted to explore abandoned places? Real-life urban exploration and building infiltration can be challenging, dangerous and even illegal. Here is your chance to try out urbex from the comfort of your computer - from deserted buildings to entire abandoned towns and cities, here are some of the most amazing abandoned locations around the world.
Surreal Estate: China’s Village of Empty Villas
In the Year of the Dragon, white elephants abound as an eerie village of empty and abandoned villas epitomizes China's ever-expanding real estate bubble.
Art in Abandoned Places: 14 Inspiring Installation Projects
Beams of colored light, murals crafted from tape, unexpected messages and jaw-dropping sculptures turn abandoned places into guerrilla art galleries.
Global Warning: The Arctic’s Abandoned DEW Line Stations
High above the Arctic Circle, the mid-1950s vintage remains of the DEW Line sit preserved by some of the coldest temperatures found outside Antarctica.
Halloween Horror: America’s 13 Scariest Haunted Houses
Demented clowns with chainsaws, monster spiders, human meat-processing, crazed killers - face all of these horrors and more at America's scariest haunted ...
Twisty Mystery: Ancient Underground German Tunnels
At least 700 cramped, mysterious tunnel systems exist beneath urban and rural Germany with many more in the rest of Europe - but what were they for?
Anti-Zombie Fortress: Japan’s Abandoned Shime Tower
Zombie Apocalypse? Bring it on! I'll be safe and sound above the fray in the partially moss-covered concrete winding tower at Japan's abandoned Shime coal mine.
Documenting Decay: Urban Atrophy’s Breathtaking New Book
The creator of the website Urban Atrophy has published an incredible picture book complete with the histories of the buildings he explores and documents.
Rust in Peace: Portugal’s Eerie Abandoned Anchor Graveyard
Tavira Island's “Anchor Graveyard” memorializes southern Portugal's long-lost tuna fishery and the traditional livelihoods that vanished along with the ...
Big In Japan: Gulliver’s Kingdom Abandoned Theme Park
Sprawling in the shadow of Japan's Mt Fuji, Gulliver's Kingdom Theme Park was nurtured on government stimulus funds but withered away when the yen tap ran dry.
Brawn’s Age: Cornwall’s Scenic Abandoned Mines
Cornish mines supplied the world with copper and tin for millennia but today, abandoned stone engine houses are all that remains of a once-thriving industry.