The Elstal Olympic Village in Berlin represents some of the darkest days of the Nazi era in Germany. It was abandoned after World War II.
Bokor Hill Station was built by French imperialists in the 1920s but was abandoned when the Khmer took over Cambodia and created a socialist republic.
Whalom Park was an amusement park in Massachusetts which was open for 107 years before closing in 2000. It remained abandoned until 2006 when it was demolished.
The homes at Sanzhi Pod City in Taiwan were never inhabited and became abandoned after construction. They have since been demolished.
Ximex mall in Harare was once one of Zimbabwe’s best shopping destinations however economic decline in the country meant it was unsustainable and it fell abandoned.
Montréal Mirabel Airport was planned as the world’s biggest airport, however it was beset with problems from the off and closed to passenger traffic in 2004.
The city of Pripyat in Ukraine was evacuated in 1986 following the disaster at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. It has remained abandoned ever since.
Okpo Land in South Korea saw tragic accidents on one of its most popular rides forcing the owner to flee and the theme park to be left abandoned.
Disney’s Discovery Island was a popular attraction at Walt Disney World in Florida but closed when the similarly themed Animal Kingdom was opened in 1999.
The Glenn Dale Hospital in Maryland began life as a tuberculosis sanitorium before becoming a facility for the criminally insane. It closed in 1981 and has been abandoned since.