Most Spectacular Abandoned Destinations Across The Globe (II)
Abandoned cities, ghostly islands, deserted train stations, or castles in ruins, places forgotten by people, which have an apocalyptic, but special beauty. This is the second part of our series of the most spectacular abandoned destinations across the globe. Subscribe and stay tuned for more!
7. Most Spectacular Abandoned Destinations Across The Globe: Castle of Miranda, Celles, Belgium
The castle was built in the 19th century by the French aristocrats, but during and after the end of World War II was transformed into an orphanage. The building was abandoned in the 1980s due to family heiress who has not allowed authorities to recondition it. The age of this castle and the countless stories buried in its walls have made Miranda a favorite place for ghost hunters.
8. Most Spectacular Abandoned Destinations Across The Globe: Island of Hashima, Japan
In the past, the Island of Hashima was extremely rich in coal deposits and was inhabited by over 5,000 miners. When oil took the place of coal as the main source of fuel, the small industrial town has become a ghost town.
9. Most Spectacular Abandoned Destinations Across The Globe: The abandoned Mill, Quebec, Canada
The mill which was built by the French colonists became today one of the main tourist attractions of the area. Although it might be difficult to get to it, the landscape is amazing.
10. Most Spectacular Abandoned Destinations Across The Globe: The Orpheum Auditorium, New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States of America
The Auditorium was opened on the day the Titanic sank: April 15, 1912. Today, a supermarket occupies part of the building, while the rest remains petrified in time. It’s definitely worth a visit if you happen to be around New Bedford.
11. Most Spectacular Abandoned Destinations Across The Globe: The submerged city, Shicheng, China
Shicheng has been submerged beneath the waters for 53 years now, since the water station upon Xin'an River has flooded the area. The town, which was built over 1,300 years ago, is now an amazing attraction for adventurous divers.