Archived Articles: Abandoned Places

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.

Pizza Hurt: 12 Stale & Crusty Abandoned Pizza Hut Stores

Pizza Hut has over 11,000 restaurants worldwide but it once had even more... until these dirty dozen outlets were abandoned like a leftover stuffed crust slice.

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Banksy’s Dismaland to be Reused as Refugee Housing in France

The dystopian bemusement pop-up theme park known Dismaland, a project of UK artist Banksy, is now closed but its dismantled pieces and parts will find second ...

Underwater Homes: Deserted Basements as Stormwater Cisterns

In a dual effort to address urban blight and ailing infrastructure, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is piloting a new program to turn the basements of abandoned houses ...

Abandoned Ship: Spacecraft Discovered in Huge Derelict Hangar

Remarkably intact and beautifully documented by a Russian urban explorer, this space shuttle prototype rests in a massive above-ground graveyard at ...

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Taking Their Lumps: 12 Bitter Sweet Abandoned Sugar Mills

Obesity epidemic notwithstanding, the world boasts more abandoned sugar mills than you can shake a peppermint stick at.

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Ghost Church: Creepy Statues Invade Abandoned Czech Chapel

If you just happen to stumble upon the dilapidated St. George’s Church in the Czech Republic, passing through the crumbling entrance to glance around at the ...

Fender Bender Menders: 15 Abandoned Auto Body Shops

Auto body repair requires extensive training and expensive tooling these days, setting classic independent auto body shops squarely on the road to ruins.

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Dry Doc: 10 Abandoned Walk-in Public Health Clinics

It's prognosis negative (and not in a good way) for these abandoned walk-in clinics – obviously everyone within walking distance was perfectly healthy.

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Gone Fur Good: 10 Abandoned Petting Zoos & Game Parks

Generations of adults cherish childhood memories of these now-abandoned petting zoos. As for the animals fed & petted there, maybe they remember, too...

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Commuter Glitch: 15 Abandoned Bus Stops & Shelters

Bus routes often change so why are so many bus stops built to last? These 15 abandoned bus stops are prime examples of non-transient transit infrastructure.

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