The TSS Duke Of Lancaster was a British railway steamer that operated from 1956 to 1979. It now lies abandoned in Mostyn in Wales.
Argentiera is a ghost town in Sardinia, Italy. It was once the centre of the island’s mining community but was abandoned in 1963.
Salina Praid is an abandoned salt mine located in the Transylvania, Romania where buses take tourists into a mountain and underground.
Balestrino in Italy suffered from earthquakes over the years and eventually in 1953, the government took the decision to evacuate the town.
Athens hosted the Olympics in 2004 but after the games, many of the venues were abandoned as Greece struggled through a financial crisis.
The Botanic Gardens Railway Station in Glasgow closed in 1939. The building was destroyed by fire and demolished but the platforms remain.
Lavrentiy Beria was the head of the KGB following World War II. His extravagant dacha was abandoned when he was executed in 1953.
In 2007, Ireland’s property bubble burst leaving over 230,000 homes abandoned in ghost estates such as Cnoc An Iuir in Leitrim.
Battersea Power Station consisted of 2 identical coal power generating stations. It closed in 1983 and was left abandoned for many years.
Whittingham Hospital was one of England’s largest mental health facilities but an abuse scandal was the beginning of a steady decline.