Ghost town, abandoned places and later submerged by nature. Some of the many abandoned places, but still showing signs of human presence. Places that act as a symbol of a great past. Many of these places have been abandoned due to economic problems, scarcity of money in order to continue to maintain them.
Discover the most beautiful abandoned places in the world, which still today retain a mysterious charm. From the desert to the mountains, these are the 17 most beautiful abandoned places in the world.
Location: Chesapeake Bay, Maryland (U.S.)
History of the island: here
KERRY WAY WALKING PATH
Location: between Sneem and Kenmare, Ireland
The Kerry Way is a route of 215 km, which passes through some of the most isolated and dramatic countryside in Ireland. It is one of the country’s most popular and longest walking trail.
WONDERLAND AMUSEMENT PARK
Location: outside Beijing, China
This abandoned Wonderland Amusement Park was an amusement park project which never completed. It was originally supposed to be the largest amusement park in Asia, but its construction stopped in 1998 due to financial problems. In 2008 there was an attempt to start again the construction but it failed. The abandoned and incomplete were demolished in 2013.
CHRIST OF THE ABYSS
Location: San Fruttuoso, Liguria (Italy)
It is a bronze sculpture of 1954, located at a depth of 15 meters in the bay of San Fruttuoso. The work was commissioned by one of the pioneers of Italian diving as a result of the loss of his friend and dive buddy, who dramatically died in 1947, to remember those who died at sea.
Angkor Wat, which means “Capital temple”, is an archaeological site and the largest religious monument in the world. It was built in the 12th century and has become the symbol of Cambodia.
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio (U.S.)
The Cincinnati Subway consists of a series of unused and incompleted tunnels and stations. Read more here.