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.

No Más: 15 Closed, Abandoned & Vacant Taco Bells

Don't make a run for the border, most of Taco Bell's 6,500 fast food restaurants are in the USA... not counting those that have been abandoned.

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The Way We Wore: 12 Clothesed & Abandoned Dry Cleaners

Martinize THIS! Factors such as cost, convenience and the creeping casualness of modern life have condemned countless dry cleaners to in-solvent-cy.

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Rolling Stop: 10 Abandoned Roller Skating Rinks

These abandoned roller skating rinks once saw social interaction mesh seamlessly with healthful recreation backed by a toe-tapping musical soundtrack.

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No Child Left: 10 Eerie Abandoned Daycare Centers

Won't somebody please care for the children? Sorry, Helen Lovejoys of the world, these 10 eerie abandoned daycare centers just don't care any more.

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Pawn Scars: 10 Closed & Abandoned Pawn Shops

Pawn shops and pawnbrokers typically thrive in economic downturns so how tough must the times be when even pawn shops throw in the towel?

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Out Of Services: 8 More Amazing Abandoned Churches

Abandon faith all ye who enter here... in the case of these 8 amazing abandoned churches, don't bother entering as faith, hope & charity left long ago.

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Altered Architecture: 12 More Abandoned Buildings as Art

Abandoned places are brightened up, made even creepier and more atmospheric, or otherwise transformed into massive works of art with installations that use ...

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No Life Support: 10 Abandoned Ambulance & EMS Stations

Silence the sirens and be careful out there... these abandoned, closed and condemned ambulance & EMS stations no longer respond to medical emergencies.

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Put To Sleep: 12 Sad Abandoned Pet Shops & Vet Clinics

Stow the cat-carrier and make your own Cone of Shame; these abandoned veterinary clinics and pet shops are closed fur good.

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Nix Tape: 10 Closed & Abandoned Blockbuster Stores

Blockbuster Video's torn-ticket logo once fronted thousands of stores worldwide. That was then, this is now... by late 2013, Blockbuster was officially busted.

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