Abandoned Waterfront Mansion in Istanbul, Turkey

(Jerzy Kociatkiewicz, cc-sa-3.0)

Tagged by the photographer as the “perfect setting for a horror movie”, this incredible waterfront property in Istanbul occupies a prime location on the shores of the Bosphorous. Photographed in August 2008, the abandoned mansion was clearly an important structure before falling into ruin. Even today it remains a grand and imposing building, but stands gutted and sadly looks to be beyond redemption, with any restoration effort¬†undoubtedly¬†coming with a vast price tag.

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