If you can fly back to history, you might realize that the only permanent thing, in reality, is “change.” These are some real-life creatures built by past generations. And some of them are crumbling while a few are protected and well-taken care of by governments and heirs. However, with years of history, these abandoned places attract the attention of internet users by listing their names on the list of creepiest abandoned places in the world.
Here are the most famous ghostly abandoned places included on several listings. Cracks, dust, and other evidence suggest that people lived in most of these places years back. If you can imagine people who lived in these places and their lifestyles, you might be feeling a touch of hunted and ghost house feeling.
On the other side, some people are fascinated to visit these places, and it grows curiosity in their mind to learn about things people created and the lifestyles of people used to live. Kai Fagerstrom is one of these people, and he is a professional photographer by profession. His famous collection of photographs shows how animals take over scary ghost houses in the woods of Finland.
That’s the theory of the natural life cycle of every creature. These incredible shots reflect everything in the theory of existence.
#1. 102 Years old floating forest – Sydney, Australia
This abandoned steamship in Homebush Bay is a memory of World War II. They commanded to close down the dismantling yard after the war, and still, several ships remained where they were. Eventually, these ships became beautiful floating forests, and nature created them as unique creations.
#2. Abandoned Church in Snow – North Hills, Canada
#3. Alien houses – San Zhi, Taiwan
These abandoned houses in Sanzhi are world-famous as alien houses. This failed house project was proposed as a vacation destination for U.S military officers returning from their military positions in the Asian region and closed down in 1980. However, the buildings in the picture were torn down in 2010.
#4. Scary last house – Holland Island, USA
This abandoned house was a part of an island colony in the Chesapeake Bay. It’s known as the house left by the last one who lived on the island. Before it collapsed in 2010, it was a successful small colony until it showed rapid erosion of the silt coast.
#5. The Maunsell Sea Forts – UK
These old sea forts were erected Thames and Mersey rivers and used during World War II. This place was decommissioned in 1950. After protecting German Air and naval raids, these abandoned buildings have been inhabited by pirate radio operators and other new tenants, including the principality of Sealand.
#6. City hall subway stop – NY, USA
This uniquely designed metro station is underneath City Hall, NY. This abandoned station is recognized as unsafe to use with new long trains, and also, this place never has been a crowded station. So the Government decided to close the station in 1945 because of security concerns and remains closed if there are no special exclusive tours.
#7. Military hospital – Beelitz, Germany
These two pictures are photos of the Beelitz-Heilstatten military hospital complex. The building was built in the 1800s and made to do treatments for soldiers, and once this hospital helped Adolf Hitler as well. This hospital complex included a section for operations as well. In 1995, the Soviets withdrew from this hospital, and after years, this building became famous as one of the creepiest places in the world.
#8. Hashima/ Battleship Island – Japan
This island is also known as Battleship island for its unique shape. Hashima Island was populated during the late 1800 – late 1900. This island closed down after Japan started mining coal and petroleum. This place gives you goosebumps if you are visiting this place alone.
#9. Abandoned Island – Southwest, USA
These domed summer homes were built in 1980 by famous oil producer Bob Lee. You can see these abandoned houses f you are visiting on Cape Romano off the coast of Florida.
#10. Sanken yacht – Antarctica
This creepy ghost ship is the Mar Sem Fim, a Brazilian yacht shipwrecked near Ardley Cove in Antarctica. A Brazilian crew of filmmakers used this place to film a documentary, but it wasn’t easy with strong wind and storms.
#11. Abandoned submarine – Balaklava, Ukraine
This old submarine and the decommissioned top-secret site near Balaklava are not totally abandoned. This place used to e Soviet Union’s most secret site till they decommissioned it in 1993. However, today, this fantastic submarine is one of their national museums.
#12. Scariest subway tunnel – Kiew, Ukraine
This subway tunnel is in the metro system underneath Kiev. Many of the tunnels are partially flooded, and stalactites hang from the ceilings.
#13. Abandoned wooden house in the forest – Russia
#14. Hotel De Salto – Colombia
This amazing hotel opened in 1928 near Tequendama Falls in Colombia. And it served tourists who came to spend their time to marvel at the 157 meter-tall waterfall. They decided to close the site in the early 90s due to people’s interest in the waterfall decline. However, this hotel turned into a museum in 2012.
#15. Sakhumi train station – Abkhazia, Georgia
This train station was abandoned during the War in Abkhazia in 1992 -1993. As a result of the war, Georgia and Russia remained isolated regions. But Sukhumi station is still wearing its glory with incredible plasterwork and mahogany furniture.
#16. The abandoned house of the Bulgarian Community Party – Bulgaria
This fascinating building is the former headquarters of Bulgaria’s Communist Party. The communist party used it between 1981- 1991. And this place began to disrepair soon after the fall of the Soviet Union.
#17. Secret Underwater City – China
This 1341-year-old underwater city known as Shicheng, or Lion City, is located in Zhejiang, eastern China. This city was submerged during the construction of the Xin’an River Hydropower Station in 1959.
#18. Mill in the valley of the mills – Sorrento, Italy
This abandoned mill is located in Sorrento, Italy. And it was abandoned in 1866. The mill was isolated from the sea by the construction of Tasso Square.
#19. The Hunting New Bedform Opherum – Massachusetts, USA
Bedford Orpheum is a famous old theater and entertaining building in Massachusetts. It was opened during 1912- 1959. After closing the facility, it was used as a tobacco store. The famous non-profit organization Orph.Inc, raising money to revitalize this theater soon.
#20. Michigan Central Station – Detroit, USA
Michigan Central Station was built as a new public transportation hub in 1913. it was closed in 1988 as a result of a few planning mistakes. You can find this building and location in several films and Eminem’s “8 Mile” film, “Beautiful” music video.
#21. Kolmanskop – Nambia
This place boomed in the early 1900s when German settlers found out about diamonds in this place. However, after the diamond field began to deplete and the whole area wholly deserted. However, Now this area is a destination for photographers and tourists.
#22. Nara Dream Land – Japan
The Nara Dreamland was a popular park that opened in Japan in 1961 till they closed it in 2006. It’s inspired by Disneyland. However, Now it is one of most visiting places for Urban visitors. And also, the security guards are still taking care of it and imposing fines.
#23. Pripyat – Ukraine
Pripyat was established near the border of Belarus as a Soviet nuclear city in 1970. It was home to many workers who worked in the nearby Chernobyl nuclear power plant, which melted down in the 1986 Chernobyl Disaster. After being evacuated, it remains a radioactive ghost town that can only be visited through guided tours.
#24. IM Cooling Tour – Belgium
These pictures are photos of parts of a cooling tower in an old power station in Monceau. This fantastic structure in the middle of this place introduced hot water to the form, and this system can cool while dripping down hundreds of small concrete troughs and slats.