25 Truly Stunning Shots of Abandoned Places

There are places out there in the world which human beings abandoned long ago, leaving nature to reclaim them in their entirety. “Stunning Shots” They often make for a sight that is both frightening and fascinating. They allow us to glimpse a landscape of the future — when humanity has left or ceased to be.

Such images that help us to think about the future of our world. Some Stunning Shots

We here at Bikes Tours don’t want to ignore the seriousness of this problem, but above all, we want to share with you the sheer mysterious beauty of these places. Take a look — we think you’ll agree. Just stunning!

The ruins of an old castle in Sintra, Portugal

The ruins of an old castle in Sintra, Portugal

An abandoned church in Detroit, USA

An abandoned church in Detroit, USA

Crystal Mill, Colorado, USA

Crystal Mill, Colorado, USA

A forgotten railway tunnel in Paris, France

A forgotten railway tunnel in Paris, France

Sintra Well, Portugal

Sintra Well, Portugal

A ghost town destroyed during the Spanish Civil War, Belchite, Spain

A ghost town destroyed during the Spanish Civil War, Belchite, Spain

A house in the countryside, Norway

A house in the countryside, Norway

The skeleton of a stranded ship in County Louth, Ireland

The skeleton of a stranded ship in County Louth, Ireland

A lonely abandoned church, France

A lonely abandoned church, France

Another abandoned chapel

Another abandoned chapel

The yellow brick road in a deserted ’Land of Oz’ theme park, North Carolina, USA

The yellow brick road in a deserted ’Land of Oz’ theme park, North Carolina, USA

The once popular ’Stairway to Heaven’, Oahu, Hawaii

The once popular ’Stairway to Heaven’, Oahu, Hawaii

An abandoned ship near Fuerteventura, Canary Islands

An abandoned ship near Fuerteventura, Canary Islands

A crumbling castle in Kopice, Poland

A crumbling castle in Kopice, Poland

A deserted fishing village on the Yangtze River, China

 

A deserted fishing village on the Yangtze River, China

Another deserted castle

Another deserted castle

The Hotel del Salto, Colombia

The Hotel del Salto, Colombia

What remains of an old palace, Belgium

What remains of an old palace, Belgium

An abandoned country house

An abandoned country house

A nightclub ravaged by fire, Austria

A nightclub ravaged by fire, Austria

The wreck of a merchant ship, the Red Sea

The wreck of a merchant ship, the Red Sea

A once beautiful conservatory in a winter garden

A once beautiful conservatory in a winter garden

The Orient Express, Belgium

The Orient Express, Belgium

We’d love to hear your views on this…

Preview photo credit Brian Preciousdecay

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2 thoughts on “25 Truly Stunning Shots of Abandoned Places

  • November 15, 2016 at 11:28 am
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    They are beautiful in their own way. I have always been amazed by the beautiful castles and gorgeous structures that are just left to be reclaimed. I’m sure there is a story behind many of these abandoned locations, some with the furniture still intact.

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    • November 15, 2016 at 1:03 pm
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      Thanks 🙂

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