15 abandoned places that are not in the guide will tell
In today's world everything is accelerated: while some cities are growing with cosmic speed and others are just as quickly abandoned. The once flourishing place come into disrepair and overgrown with terrifying rumors, attracting only the most daring visitors.
The combination of mystery and danger of attracting attention, and the view of nature that captures the calm created by the people, brings us to an understanding of their own insignificance in the face of time.
We breathlessly sent to walk through the abandoned places of our planet.
The Lost City Shichen in China
This incredible underwater city lost in time, in 1341. Shichen is located in Zhejiang Province in eastern China. It was discovered in 1959, during the construction of hydroelectric power plants. Water protects the city from the erosion of wind and rain, so that it remains in relatively good condition.
Hashima Island, Japan
Hashim - former settlement of miners, coal mining, founded in 1887. At that time we lived in the city of about 5,000 miners and their families. When the coal mine here was unprofitable, the mine closed and the island joined the list of ghost towns.
Willard Psychiatric Hospital, USA
for critically ill hospital was opened in 1869th year. This place has a grim history: the walls of the building died more than 50 000 patients. This makes it one of the most horrible places that you can imagine. After closing the Willard in 1995, the majority of patients had to return to society.
Marine forts Maunsell, United Kingdom
These forts were built to protect the land from the British attacks during the Second World War. During the fighting they had shot down a total of about 22 enemy planes and 30 cruise missiles V1. After the end of hostilities buildings were abandoned.
kimberlite pipe "Mir", Russian
Kimberlite pipe "Mir" - a radical diamond field, discovered in 1955. Quarry has a depth of 525 meters and a diameter of 1, 2 kilometers. By 2001, the "World" has become too deep and dangerous for workers. The very same quarry is now converted into a local landmark.
The headquarters of the Communist Party of Bulgaria
Buzludzha - it is the largest house-monument of communism in Bulgaria, standing on top of the same name of the Balkan Mountains. The building is in the shape of a flying saucer was built 7 years. The scale was attended by more than 6000 workers and 20 leading Bulgarian artists. To date, a memorial house of the BCP completely looted.
Abandoned military hospital in Bielice, Germany
During the First and Second World War, the hospital was used by the military, and in 1916 it treated itself Adolf Hitler. After World War II the hospital was in the zone of Soviet influence and became the largest hospital outside the Soviet Union. In 1995, Bjelica left people, since it is gradually destroyed.
Abandoned hotel Refugio El Salto in Colombia
In 1924, in the city of San Antonio del Tequendama Falls luxury hotel Refugio El Salto was built. After a while it was closed because of the frequent cases of suicide visitors. Around this place walking sinister legends and rumors.
Sunken Swedish flagship of the XVI century
In the Baltic Sea in ten nautical miles from the island of Öland is the largest ship of the XVI century in the world - 107-gun "Mars." The ship sank March 31, 1564, attacked by three enemy ships. They searched for him with the 60-ies of the last century.
Ghost Town San Jie, Taiwan
Luxury resort on the coast was built specifically for the local rich. But already during the construction began of the country. Dozens of workers died: broken neck, falling from a height (even with a tether), died under the collapsed crane. Nearby residents believe that the town is inhabited by evil spirits.
New Bedord Orpheus, USA
New Bedord Orpheus - an abandoned theater in Massachusetts, USA. It was opened in 1912th and closed in 1959. Since then, the building has served mainly as a store. Now the owners are raising money for the restoration of the theater.
Abandoned cooling tower in Belgium
Cooling tower - a huge cooling tower water. It is located on an old disused power station Monceau in Belgium. The pipe should get water, but now there are only overgrown moss.
Dutch Island, USA
Dutch Island - a marshy, rapidly destroyed the island in Chesapeake Bay. Once he was five miles long and a half wide. It is inhabited by many farmers and fishermen. However, over the decades, the level of water in the Chesapeake Bay increased, and the land became smaller and smaller, until there are only a small spot of land in the middle of the sea.
Nara Dreamland Park, Japan
Amusement Park "Nara Dreamland" was opened in 1961, and at the end of the 90 closed due to lack of funding. In this area, roller coaster, carousel, castle, water slides, arcade and many other buildings. It is clean, quiet, almost no graffiti, the whole environment and the equipment remained in the buildings.
The mystery of the ghost ship, USA
The yacht called Circle Line V, designed for patrolling the coastal waters of the Atlantic Ocean, was built in 1902 in Wilmington. In the same year it was launched, and several times changed hands within the next 80 years. And in 1984, the ship was found abandoned here in the Ohio River, near the town of Lourensburg. No one understands how it could be here.