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  • Is there Beauty in Urban Decay?

    Is there Beauty in Urban Decay?

    The answer is highly subjective, but many urban explorers and those fascinated by hidden history would say “yes”. Smashing Magazine explores the subject of urban decay in a fantastic must-see photo essay, while this collection of 42 stunning images should help you decide. Please let us know what you think!

     
  • The Abandoned Town of Centralia, Pennsylvania

    The Abandoned Town of Centralia, Pennsylvania

    In the small town of Ashland, Pennsylvania, Route 61 takes an unexplained detour, while a sign saying “Keep Out” straddles the original highway. Anyone who ignores the warning will arrive in the abandoned town of Centralia, where an underground mine fire has been burning since 1962.

     
  • The Pinnacles Desert, Western Australia

    The Pinnacles Desert, Western Australia

    The spellbinding Pinnacles in the eponymous Pinnacles Desert are among Australia’s most impressive limestone rock formations. Created from the seashells of an ancient ocean rich in marine life, the shells were broken down into lime rich sand blown inland to form high dunes. From these dunes, the formation of the Pinnacles emerged.

     
  • The Semi Submerged Church at Curon Venosta

    The Semi Submerged Church at Curon Venosta

    Some time ago Weburbanist did a fantastic article entitled 7 Submerged Wonders of the World, highlighting an astounding selection of underwater cities, monuments and statues. Here’s one with a twist! This semi-submerged bell tower is all that can be seen of the church at Curon Venosta, a small Northern Italian town flooded to make way for an artificial lake.

     
  • 6 Overgrown Cemeteries, Tombs and Catacombs

    6 Overgrown Cemeteries, Tombs and Catacombs

    We’ve all experienced those cliched opening scenes of horror films where the wind whistles through the trees of an overgrown cemetery. But some cemeteries are so eerie that it’s hard not to be taken in by the tangled grave stones fit for any Hammer Horror production and catacombs worthy of Indiana Jones.

     
  • The Enigmatic Nasca Lines

    The Enigmatic Nasca Lines

    The mysterious Nasca Lines etched into the desert of Peru are among the world’s most puzzling ancient geoglyphs. Photographer Christian Haugen has captured one of the many carvings fantastically, which also include stylised hummingbirds, monkeys, sharks, lizards and so on.

     
  • Abandoned Cincinnati Subway

    Abandoned Cincinnati Subway

    Abandoned tunnels are enough to spur the imagination of most urban explorers. The subterranean world beneath some city streets is a labyrinth of deserted subways and abandoned stations. Cincinnati not only hides America’s largest abandoned subway, but one that was also doomed before the completion of the project could ever be realised.

     
  • Silent Cinema: 8 Abandoned Theatres and Movie Palaces

    Silent Cinema: 8 Abandoned Theatres and Movie Palaces

    The irony is all in the name! The abandoned Joy Cinema in New Orleans is a sorry sight today. And while their names may not pose such a paradox as “the Joy”, these 8 old movie palaces look like their best years ended with the passing of the Golden Age of Hollywood.

     
  • Boneyard: Rusty Metal Machines & Nullified Neon Signs

    Boneyard: Rusty Metal Machines & Nullified Neon Signs

    Boneyards are strange and often fascinating places, where yesterday’s cutting-edge technology rusts away until the time comes for it to be turned into Coke cans. The process can take years, during which time boneyards may amass all manner of junk – and some of it definitely not what you’d expect.

     
 


 
 
 

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