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.

Deserted Aisles: 11 More Creepy Abandoned Supermarkets

Supermarkets? More like Stupor Markets, amiright? That's the case with these 11 abandoned supermarkets where “checkout” is more than a state of mind.

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Devil’s Slide: Deserted Bay Area WWII Bunker Hovers in Midair

Built on Devil’s Peak (along a promontory known as Devil’s Slide), this obsolete base end station was designed to spot, triangulate and radio in ...

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Played Out: 10 Cheerless Abandoned Toy Factories

There are few things sadder than an abandoned toy, and abandoned toy factories take that sense of lost innocence to dramatically deeper depths of despair.

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Stopping Shopping: Eleven Eerie Abandoned Supermarkets

Aisle be back... NOT! These closed and abandoned supermarkets give us a preview of the coming apocalypse – zombie or otherwise – when shopping simply stops.

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Terminal Velocity: 10 Abandoned Intercity Bus Stations

Long distance bus transportation has been in decline for decades, leaving countless abandoned bus stations to watch time and potential passengers pass them by.

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Brutal but Beautiful: Book of 88 WWII Coastal Military Ruins

Traveling 23,000 miles over 4 years, photographer Marc Wilson has amassed an amazing collection of images spanning bunkers, gun emplacements, observation ...

Shafted: 10 Eerie Unused & Abandoned Mine Winding Towers

When coal mines get the shaft, only abandoned winding towers remain to mark the places where Earth's underground bounty was winched to the surface.

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(Not) for Sale: Get Paid $5K to Haul Away ‘Skyway to Nowhere’

280,000 pounds of glass, steel and concrete spanning over 80 feet, this remarkable structure was built to span city streets and sidewalks in Minneapolis but ...

Checked Out: Ten Permanently Vacant Abandoned Motels

Motels have been in decline for decades – even Norman Bates knew that – and these abandoned motels illustrate a fundamental shift in travel trends.

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Commercial Break: 8 Abandoned TV Stations & Studios

The golden age of television has long since passed, especially for these 8 abandoned TV stations whose cameras have permanently put on their lens caps.

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