Ghost Town

Times Beach

Times Beach – The Contaminated Ghost Town

Times Beach is located near St Louis, Missouri and it’s abandonment is one of the most interesting stories of any ghost town. A deadly dioxin scandal caused the evacuation of the entire town.

Balestrino

Balestrino – An Italian Ghost Town

Balestrino in Italy suffered from earthquakes over the years and eventually in 1953, the government took the decision to move the entire population to a new village nearby.

The ghost town of Varosha in Cyprus

Varosha – A Ghost Town in Cyprus

Varosha in Cyprus was abandoned after the Turkish invasion of 1974 and has become a ghost town, a chilling reminder of the war that divided the island