22 abandoned places where people have been recently

Modern "abandoned buildings" have nothing to do with the ruins of antiquity, which archaeologists cherish so much. Despite the danger of visiting abandoned places, every extreme knows at least a dozen locations where "no human foot has set foot" for a long time. Some places were emptied after production or mining stopped, others because of climate change and other reasons. 

We have collected a collection of photos taken in once-busy places on the planet. Now people do not come here, and the objects themselves, which have retained a special spirit of presence that excites the imagination, have lost their relevance.

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

The graveyard of ships, where the waves of the Aral Sea roared until recently. Uzbekistan

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

New York, a subway station in midtown Manhattan was closed in 1945 because its platform was unsuitable for modern trains

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

The Church of Paraskeva-Fridays of the XVIII century has been empty since 1936. Kaluga Region, Russia.

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

Abandoned since 2006, the lighthouse on Cape Aniva, which was built by the Japanese in 1939. Sakhalin, Russia.

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

An unfinished shuttle in an abandoned hangar of Baikonur (Kazakhstan), as a reproach about the unrealized Buran-Energia space program

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

Silverdome Stadium in Pontiac, Michigan, USA. Pope John Paul II celebrated Mass in this arena, the 1994 FIFA World Cup was held and the Pink Floyd band performed. The stadium has been closed since 2010.

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

The control room of the abandoned Kelenfeld power plant, which provided electricity and hot water to the Hungarian capital Budapest. It was built in 1914 and closed in November 2014.

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

It is believed that abandoned houses built in secluded places are haunted

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

In 1853, this mansion looked majestic

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

Abandoned highway in California, USA

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

The non-working escalator is gradually overgrown with bushes

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

This is what an abandoned track looks like in Taiwan, where almost all railway routes are extreme.

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

It is worth closing an institution, as it quickly falls into decline

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

An empty theater in Italy is gradually being destroyed

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

Nature takes its toll in the closed zone of the Fukushima nuclear power plant, Japan. The vegetation has already swallowed up the highway and has taken up abandoned cars

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

An abandoned school in Detroit, Michigan, USA

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

Nature has turned an abandoned riverboat into a floating meadow

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

In winter, the old submarine base is ice-bound

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

The town of Kolmanskop (Namibia) was deserted when diamond mining stopped. Once trams ran here, roses grew and beer was brewed.

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

The Institute of Anatomy in Berlin (Germany) was built in 1929 and closed in 2003

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

Buzludzha Mountain, the peak of Hadji Dimitar in Bulgaria is the most famous "abandoned" in Europe. The monument house was built in honor of the Communist Party in 1980

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

The water park in Hue, Vietnam was built in 2004, but was never opened

22 abandoned places where people have been recently

Bangkok, Thailand, New World Shopping Center. In every rainy season, the lower floors of the building were flooded and goldfish settled there. Tourists quickly found out about the new attraction, which is why the government ordered the building to be closed, and the fish to be caught and released into ponds.

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