Barkerville was once a bustling gold rush town but it was left abandoned in 1958. It has since reopened as a tourist attraction.
Once the headquarters of a newspaper, the Atlanta Constitution Building now sits abandoned
The Prehistoric Forest Theme Park in Irish Hills, Michigan was closed and left abandoned in 1999.
Madison Elementary in New Carlisle, Ohio was built in 1919 but closed for good in 2005. It was left abandoned for a number of years before being demolished.
Husvik was a whaling station on South Georgia in the South Atlantic Ocean which was closed in 1960 and has been abandoned ever since.
Once the centre of the automotive industry, Detroit has been declining rapidly in recent years leaving much of the city abandoned
This abandoned apartment building in Nagoya, Japan was pictured by Urban Explorer Nagoya Blue at Abandoned Japan
The abandoned Witsieshoek Mountain Inn in South Africa’s Drakensburg Mountains was abandoned for a number of years but has now reopened as a luxury hotel
Rolling Acres Mall in Akron was once one of the biggest malls in Ohio however the stores began to move out and it was eventually left abandoned.
The East Fortune Hospital in East Lothian, Scotland was closed to patients in 1997 and has remained abandoned ever since.