The ancient town of Myra in the Lycia region of Anatolia boasts a number of breathtaking ruins, the most striking of which are the rock-cut tombs of the ancient Lycian necropolis.
Situated somewhere in Europe, urban explorer Urbex Maestro captured this striking series of photographs featuring a now abandoned gasometer dating to the turn of the 20th century.
Twenty-five feet beneath Dupont Circle, a bustling urban park in Washington, D.C., an abandoned streetcar station has remained eerily quiet and virtually forgotten since 1962.
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The green web was buzzing in 2001 when a rooftop garden appeared atop Chicago City Hall to curb what is termed the ‘urban heat island effect’, cooling the building while using less energy.
The idea of a steampunk train isn’t exactly new. Indeed, as the Industrial Revolution demonstrated, the concept was a good one that revolutionised transportation. But what about a steampunk station?
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Linear urban parks utilising abandoned railway infrastructure are becoming increasingly popular, and Chicago’s Bloomingdale Trail (along with the QueensWay in NYC) could be the latest addition.
Photographer Voreas captured these striking images of an abandoned building completely consumed by snow and ice after climbing Mount Ossa in the Thessaly region of Greece.
One of several ghost cities of Eurasia, the abandoned resort of Varosha in Famagusta was once Northern Cyprus’ most exclusive tourist resort, now known by some as the ‘Ghost City’.
The village of Athelstaneford, about 20 miles east of Edinburgh, is noticeable primarily for its pretty church, characteristic Scottish cottages and traditional red telephone kiosk, which now serves as the local book exchange, or ‘Book Nook’.
When Martyn Hillier was told he could turn his off-license in the Kent village of Herne into a pub, he didn’t realise the key role he would play in redefining Britain’s ailing pub trade – with the micropub.
They’ve been shipped to collectors overseas and repurposed as book exchanges. But an alarming number of Britain’s much loved red telephone boxes have been left out in the cold
Not only is the Kent Battle of Britain Museum the oldest and largest collection of Battle of Britain artefacts in the UK, it also boasts an unusual collection of aircraft mock-ups used during the making of the epic 1969 film.
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