There’s something about abandoned, forsaken places that gives people the creeps. Here are the 20 most surreal deserted spots on Earth, and get a glimpse at a world without humans….
1. This house was part of what was once a fairly successful small island colony in Chesapeake Bay in the US. Rapid erosion of the island meant that there was less and less room to live. This was the last house left on Holland Island before it’s collapse in 2010.
2. The former headquarters if Bulgaria’s Communist Party are just as eerie the inside as they our outside. In use from 1980 – 1991, it feel into disrepair after the fa;; of the Soviet Union.
3. Sorrento, Italy. A former mill that fell became abandoned after the construction of Tasso Square.
5. Michigan Central Station was built in 1913 in Detroit, but due to several planning oversights and mistakes it gradually declined before it’s close in 1988.
6. Neo Tiew Village in Singapore, was once a thriving housing estate. Residents have since vacated and it has become a ghost town
7. The New Bedord Urpheum is an old theater and entertainment building located in Massachusetts in the U.S. It was opened in 1912 and closed in 1959 and since then has stored tobacco and served as a supermarket.
8 This train station in Abkhazia, Georgia, was abandoned during the War in 1992 and 1993.
9. This 1341 year old city is trapped under water in the Zhejiang province in eastern China.
10. An abandoned subway tunnel under Kiev, Ukraine.
11. This is the hull of the SS Ayrfield, a large steam ship condemned to dismantling in Homebush Bay, Australia after WWII. When the dismantling yard closed down, however, is and several other ships remained where they were. Now, it is a beautiful and haunting floating forest that serves as an example of nature’s capacity for survival.
12. Abandoned Military Hospital in Beelitz, Germany. Hitler recuperated here after a leg wound incurred at the Battle of Somme in 1916
13. This beautifully designed metro station sits abandoned underneath the City Hall in New York. Because of it’s location, much thought went into it’s design, but nearby stations ensured it never received much traffic.
14. This is the Mar Sem Fim, shipwrecked near Ardley Cove in Antartica. It has since been recovered.
17. Willard Asylum, New York, closed in 1995. Housing 4000 patients at it’s peak, more than half of the 50,000 people admitted died within in the walls and were never discharged.
18. Wreck of the SS America on the Canary Islands
19. Abandoned sugar factory, Brooklyn, New York.
20. Guido Galletti built this statue of Christ in 1954 and placed it into the water at a depth of 55 feet in San Fruttuoso, Itay.