Ghostly Abandoned Places Around the World

These real life ruins offer an eerie glimpse into a world without humans. Their dark walls inspire a sense of wonder like I’ve never felt before.
Sure, there’s something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

Photo Vide selected 30 the most ghostly abandoned places around the world, every single one of which has its own special charm. Beneath all the dust, rust and cracks, there are stories of people who used to live, pray, or take their daily train rides there, and when you try to imagine these people and their lives, each picture gets a special aura of nostalgia. It’s as if the people in these places just picked up and left.

1. I.M. Cooling Tower, Belgium

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Image credits: brokenview
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Image credits: Pippa Killi Nova

2. Kolmanskop, Namibia

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Image credits: Chris Gray

3. 102-Year-Old Floating Forest in Sydney, Australia

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4. The Maunsell Sea Forts, England

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Image credits: jelltecks

5. Last House on Holland Island, U.S.A

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Image credits: baldeaglebluff

6. Pripyat, Ukraine

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Image credits: Barry Mangham
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Image credits: castlemaineindependent.org

7. House of the Bulgarian Communist Party, Bulgaria

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8. Nara Dreamland, Japan

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Image credits: suspiciousminds

9. Uninhabited Island in Southwest Florida, U.S.A.

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Image credits: imgur.com

10. Abandoned Mill, Italy

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Image credits: Dale Tennyson

11. Michigan Central Station in Detroit, U.S.A.

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Image credits: Chris Luckhardt
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Image credits: The New No. 2

12. Sunken Yacht, Antarctica

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Image credits: ruschili.35photo.ru

13. The Haunting New Bedford Orphuem, U.S.A.

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Image credits: Frank Grace

14. Abandoned Train Station, Abkhazia

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Image credits: Ilya Varlamov

15. Abandoned Wooden Houses, Russia

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Image credits: Andrew Qzmn

16. Underwater City in Shicheng, China

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Image credits: china.org.cn

17. The Abandoned City Hall Subway Stop in New York, U.S.A.

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Image credits: John Paul Palescandolo
& Eric Kazmirek

18. Salto Hotel, Colombia

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Image credits: astrophysicistkev

19. Abandoned Subway Tunnel in Kiev, Ukraine

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20. Abandoned Submarine Base in Balaklava, Ukraine

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21. Abandoned Military Hospital in Beelitz, Germany

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Image credits: Michis Bilder
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22. Hashima Island, Japan

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Image credits: hashima-island.com

23. San Zhi, Taiwan

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24. Abandoned Church in the Snow

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