Travel has always been the central theme of Urban Ghosts, from historic/unique places across the world to seemingly innocuous neighbourhood structures such as abandoned pubs, cinemas and theatres. Many places featured on this site are ignored by traditional travel publications, but nonetheless appeal to an audience far beyond their immediate location.
This week’s link round-up covers urban exploration and abandoned buildings, urban art and adaptive reuse, Beijing’s Underground City and more.
Despite serving as home to four remaining residents and a summer holiday destination for former locals, the living ghost town of Múli has been abandoned since 2002.
Hidden virtually out of sight in a deep cutting and teeming with plant life, this former railway station at Helensburgh, New South Wales, has been abandoned since 1915.
The Mexican city of Guanajuato is home to the macabre Mummies’ Museum, an offbeat tourist destination featuring the preserved remains of 19th century locals who died of cholera.
Check out our latest link round-up featuring urban exploration, abandoned insane asylums, transformers recycled from scrap, subterranean sewers, urbex photography, urban art and more.
This week’s link round-up features a range of topics from urban exploration to urban art, deadly volcanoes to rain-drenched cityscapes. Enjoy!
Rain-soaked streets and heavy skies are enough to send most of us running for shelter. But that’s when photographer Christophe Jacrot heads outdoors.
The fifth installment of our weekly link round-up delves into urbex photography and abandoned places, amazing crystal caves, light graffiti and urban interventionism.
Most fast food chains look the same no matter where you go in the world but there are some notable exceptions – and this article highlights five of them.
Near the Rhyolite ghost town in Nevada’s Mojave Desert stands a strange museum, boasting one of the most evocative art installations of the American west – The Last Supper.
Our weekly link round-up is back, highlighting more great content from our friends, partners and sites we admire and delving into the worlds of urbex, urban and recycled art, offbeat travel destinations and more.
Norfolk has more ruined churches than any other English county. Many of these abandoned buildings are among the most overgrown churches in the world.
Around St. Patrick’s Day 1970 a poster appeared in the window of the Irish Tourism offices in New York City that was destined to become one of Ireland’s most iconic modern images – “The Doors of Dublin”.
This installment of our weekly link round-up takes us to dank prison cells, dark mines, abandoned asylums and strange urban art installations. Enjoy!
The abandoned church of St Felix is all that’s left of Babingley, one of Norfolk’s lost villages. Little more than an ivy-clad shell, the abandoned building has a mysterious history.