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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.

Trouble Feature: 10 Abandoned Drive-In Movie Theaters

Drive-in movie theaters stand for the great American auto-centric suburban dream, though as time goes by fewer and fewer of the outdoor screens remain standing.

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Good Pie & Farewell: 10 Crusty Old Abandoned Pizzerias

Hold the anchovies and everything else! These 10 crusty old abandoned pizzerias have sliced their penultimate pepperoni and will cut the cheese no longer.

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Royal Blush: Japan’s Abandoned Queen Chateau Soapland

Fleeting moments of pleasure, a lifetime of neglect: that pretty much sums up the Queen Chateau soapland, a now-abandoned “brothel with baths” in Mito, ...

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You’re Fired: 9 Smokin’ Hot Abandoned Match Factories

Churned out by the billions in enormous unsafe factories, matches were indispensable whether the aim was repelling Morlocks or merely lighting one's pipe.

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Highest Steam: 9 Abandoned Railroad & Train Bridge Trestles

Durable by design and situated by necessity in difficult to access locations, train trestles are often all that remain when railroads are closed and abandoned.

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Retro Restoration: Abandoned Space Age Bungalows

These futuristic portable living pods from the '70s have been abandoned for decades, but could be restored for novelty-seeking travelers.

Nail House: Holdout Building Had Highway Built Around It

China is full of strange stories of so-called 'nail houses' - homes of people who refuse to move to make way for a large development project.

Go Somewhere Else: 8 Abandoned Roadside Rest Stops

Rest stops and welcome centers are to highway travel what oases are to desert caravans, with one exception: when an oasis dries up, the camels unload anyway.

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Abandoned on Film: 15 Terrifying Desolate Movie Settings

Abandoned hospitals, prisons, schools, houses and subway tunnels - real and fictional - serve as ideally terrifying settings for horror movies.

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As The Whirl Turns: 9 Abandoned Heliports & Helipads

Like the last episode of M*A*S*H, the choppers won't be back. These abandoned heliports and helipads stand in silent contrast with their past buzzing busy-ness.

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