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30 Brilliant Places People Should Remember

Most people didn’t even heard about these famous abandoned places. Many of these places are really something amazing, but they are also really sad when you take a closer look at them.

This showcase is a brilliant selection of some of the most extraordinary abandoned places around the world, every single one of which has its own special charm. Beneath all the dust, rust and cracks, there are stories of people who used to live, pray, or take their daily train rides there, and when you try to imagine these people and their lives, each picture gets a special aura of nostalgia. It’s as if the people in these places just picked up and left.


Christ of the Abyss at San Fruttuoso, Italy

Kolmanskop in the Namib Desert

Abandoned dome houses in Southwest Florida

The remains of the SS Ayrfield in Homebush Bay, Australia

The abandoned Wonderland Amusement Park outside Beijing, China

Fishing hut on a lake in Germany

Holland Island in the Chesapeake Bay

The Kerry Way walking path between Sneem and Kenmare in Ireland

Pripyat, Ukraine

15th century monastery in the Black Forest in Germany

Kalavantin Durg near Panvel, India

The remains of the Pegasus in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica

Angkor Wat in Cambodia

The Maunsell Sea Forts in England

Bodiam Castle in East Sussex, England

Sunken yacht in Antarctica

Abandoned distillery in Barbados

Michigan Central Station in Detroit

1984 Winter Olympics bobsleigh track in Sarajevo

Craco, Italy

Russian military rocket factory

Abandoned mill from 1866 in Sorrento, Italy

House of the Bulgarian Communist Party

Lawndale Theater in Chicago

North Brother Island near New York City, New York

Abandoned Blade Mill, France

El Hotel del Salto in Colombia

Asuncion, Paraguay

The Tunnel of Love in Ukraine

Alexandru

Alexandru is the co-owner of TopDesignMag. “If it looks easy, it's hard. If it looks hard, it's impossible. If it looks impossible, it's due tomorrow. At 8 A.M.”

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