10 Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World To Travel To

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Abandoned but never forgotten, these  places are hauntingly beautiful and will make you feel some type of way. So if you’re making travel plans, start with these beautiful abandoned places.


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  1. 1 Kolmanskop, The Namib desert

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    If you needed another reason to travel to Namibia, then go and take a look at its beautiful abandoned places. This town was founded in 1908 after diamonds were found in the area, then abandoned in 1954 when resources were exhausted. Now the pretty houses just stay empty and get filled with sand.

  2. 2 Kilchurn Castle, Scotland

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    Many travellers go here for the fantastic photos they'll take, and it's not hard to see why! Once the home of the most powerful people in Scotland in the 1400s, this castle was later abandoned in the 1700s.

  3. 3 Dome Homes, Florida

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    One would be forgiven for thinking of alien pace crafts when looking at these beautiful abandoned places. Actually, these were vacation homes which were destroyed by hurricanes and can no longer be salvaged.

  4. 4 Six Flags, New Orleans

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    When Hurrican Katrina swept through New Orleans in 2005, it also destroyed this theme park. Due to the salt water damage, it became a bit too expensive to restore. What remains is a beautiful abandoned space that's a reminder of what New Orleans has been through and survived.

  5. 5 Miranda Castle, Belgium

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    Feel like traveling to a real life fairytale castle? This abandoned structure started to be built as a summer home in 1866 but was never completed because the designer died. It also served as a Nazi camp during World War II, before being abandoned in 1991 when it became too expensive to maintain.



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