20 Abandoned Cities  from Around the World :  Deserted Towns and Other Derelict Places
There are many reasons why cities are abandoned; some, like the ghost towns of the American West, have become tourist dest...
1.  The Kowloon Walled City ,  Hong Kong, China
2.  Oradour-sur-Glane ,  France
3.  Kolmanskop ,  small town located a few miles inland from the port of Lüderitz in Namibia .
4.  Humberstone ,  Chile
5.  Wittenoom ,  Australia
6.  Gary ,  Indiana
7.  Ruby ,  Arizona
8.  The eerie city of  Agdam ,  Azerbaijan
9.  Bodie State Historic Park,  California
10.  Pradesh ,  Mandu was once the capital city of a northern Indian Muslim
11.  Kadykchan   was one of many small Russian cities that fell into ruin when the Soviet Union collapsed.
12.  The small town of  Cody   was established in what has been called the  ‘Valley of the Ghosts’  in  British Columbia
13.  Balestrino ,  Italy
14.  Times Beach ,  Missouri
15.  Deception Island  is located in the South Shetland Islands
16.  Tyneham   is referred to as   ‘the village that Dorset lost’ .  Isle of Purbeck in south England
17.  Kayakoy ,  Turkey
18.  The medieval village of  Craco ,  Italy
19.  Village of  Klomino ,  Poland
20.  Pyramiden ,  Norway
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  • Lot of human reasons for abandonned cities: gold or war for oradour sur Glane.

    I visited http://weburbanist.com/. a lot of different things on urban. Thanks. Phil
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  • Francisco: A definite vote 'UP' from me. Fascinating pps!!

    You certainly gave it the 'doppler effect' :)

    Congratulations and good luck! Graham
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  • The source of information of this slide was the urban design, culture, travel, architecture and aternative art website called WebUrbanist, please visit it for more info concerning this topic. Thanks
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20 Abandoned Cities

  1. 20 Abandoned Cities from Around the World : Deserted Towns and Other Derelict Places
  2. There are many reasons why cities are abandoned; some, like the ghost towns of the American West, have become tourist destinations while others have been condemned or simply forgotten. These 20 abandoned cities of the world share an eerie, haunted quality that is part of what makes them so fascinating.
  3. 1. The Kowloon Walled City , Hong Kong, China
  4. 2. Oradour-sur-Glane , France
  5. 3. Kolmanskop , small town located a few miles inland from the port of Lüderitz in Namibia .
  6. 4. Humberstone , Chile
  7. 5. Wittenoom , Australia
  8. 6. Gary , Indiana
  9. 7. Ruby , Arizona
  10. 8. The eerie city of Agdam , Azerbaijan
  11. 9. Bodie State Historic Park, California
  12. 10. Pradesh , Mandu was once the capital city of a northern Indian Muslim
  13. 11. Kadykchan was one of many small Russian cities that fell into ruin when the Soviet Union collapsed.
  14. 12. The small town of Cody was established in what has been called the ‘Valley of the Ghosts’ in British Columbia
  15. 13. Balestrino , Italy
  16. 14. Times Beach , Missouri
  17. 15. Deception Island is located in the South Shetland Islands
  18. 16. Tyneham is referred to as ‘the village that Dorset lost’ . Isle of Purbeck in south England
  19. 17. Kayakoy , Turkey
  20. 18. The medieval village of Craco , Italy
  21. 19. Village of Klomino , Poland
  22. 20. Pyramiden , Norway

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