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Ghost Towns

For Sale: An Entire Pennsylvania Town for Only $1.5 Mil...

April 1, 2017

If you ever have $1.5M to spare, and you want a town to call your own — good news! The village of Reduction, Pennsylvania is on the market. But you have to have c...

400-year-old Village Set for Demolition and Will Be Los...

March 5, 2017

In the Flemish province of East-Flanders, there is a subdivision of the municipality of Beveren called Doel. It is a 400-year-old village north-west of Antwerp, B...

The Abandoned Fishing Village Taken Over By Nature

February 20, 2017

Off the eastern coast of China, along the Yangtze River opening, a deserted fishing village is being taken over little at a time by the forces of nature. Located on Gouqi...

The Abandoned Copper Mining Town in Kennicott, Alaska

December 14, 2016

The old mining town of Kennicott in the US state of Alaska, located on the south slopes of Wrangell mountain close to the Kennicott Glacier, about five miles up from t...

A Once Booming Mining Town Is Now A Perfectly Preserved...

November 11, 2016

Once a booming mining camp, Bodie, California, just east of the Sierra Nevada mountains, is now a perfectly preserved time capsule of life in the early 20th centu...

The Victorian Ghost Town That Nobody Wants

October 30, 2016

Johnsonville, Connecticut may be completely void of human inhabitants at present, but a few licks of paint and a good spring clean you could be calling it home in no time! The to...

The Sunken Ancient City of Baiae

October 25, 2016

Baiae was built on the Cumaean Peninsula, originally as a port. It became a luxurious resort town and a gateway for the elite towards the beginning of the Roman Empire. Baia was the hottes...

20 Abandoned Places from all Over the World

October 23, 2016

In the following days, we'll be creating an Abandoned Place series which will be about the history and stories of the places included in this list. Stay tuned! H/T Pinterest

This Historic Ghost Town In Colorado Is Up For Sale

October 23, 2016

The small ghost town of Cabin Creek, Colorado, once a bustling highway stop, is available for sale as of August 2016. The five-acre property, which is being offered for ...

American Ghost Towns: Amazing Peek Into History

October 16, 2016

During 19th century hundreds of resource-based towns rose rapidly across the American Wild West. Many of them abandoned almost as rapidly as they rose. 1. Bodie, California...

Filmmaker Reveals 100-Year-Old Soviet Ghost Town

October 9, 2016

At one time the coal-mining settlement of Pyramiden, Norway had a population of over 1,000 residents and workers. It's population today? Six. In this short documentary, fil...

A Canadian Ghost Town That Stood Frozen in Time

September 21, 2016

In Canada the small town of Kitsault lies frozen in time, completely abandoned by it's once 1,200 strong community. Kitsault has been left a ghost town for 30 years now and ...

This Lake Looks Perfectly Normal Until You See What Lie...

April 19, 2016

Not more than 300 kilometers from the east coast of Zhejiang province, China sits Qiandao Lake. With its clear water and lush islands of white sands, the place l...

10 Interesting Facts About The Chernobyl Disaster

January 5, 2016

The explosion at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant on April 26, 1986 is among the worst nuclear accidents the world has ever witnessed. It's been 30 years since the disast...

The Town That Was Buried Underwater For 25 Years (20 Pi...

October 16, 2015

This is Villa Epecuen, an old tourist village in Argentina that spent a quarter of a century underwater. Established in the 1920s along the shore of a salt lake,...