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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.
Rust In Peace: Portugal's Eerie Anchor Graveyard
Tavira Island's “Anchor Graveyard” memorializes southern Portugal's long-lost tuna fishery and the traditional livelihoods that vanished along with the fish.
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.
Eccentric Hideaway: Secret English Underwater Billiards Room
What lurks in the murky waters of a man-made lake in Surrey? A fantastic glass-roofed billiards room accessible only through a series of secret entrances.
Soviet Yum-Yum: Russia's Red October Chocolate Factory
Moscow's iconic red brick, riverside Red October Chocolate Factory has been tantalizing taste buds and giving Russians sugar rushes for nearly 150 years.
The Hidden Inner Beauty of Abandoned Hospitals and Theaters
Abandoned buildings hold a compelling inner beauty that most of us never get to see. This photographer opens the doors and shows us the secrets hidden inside.
The Empty City of Ordos, China: A Modern Ghost Town
The brand-new, wealthy urban center of Ordos in northern China has sat empty for five years as citizens of the old town hesitate to relocate.
Subterranean History: Beautiful Abandoned NYC Subway Station
Beneath NYC's City Hall sits an abandoned wonder: the opulent City Hall Station, which has sat in disuse since 1945. Now passengers can finally ride through.
Detroit's Michigan Theater: The World's Most Beautiful Parking Lot
Built on the birthplace of the Ford automobile, the once-opulent Michigan Theater is now a three-story parking garage where one can view the decay of a legend.
Subterranean Secrets: 10 Tunnels for Smuggling & War
Secret tunnels exist all over the world, used for all kinds of purposes - but these 10 in particular played pivotal roles in smuggling operations and war.