An abandoned NSA spying station in Berlin

An abandoned NSA spying station in Berlin

An abandoned NSA spying station in Berlin Teufelsberg (German for Devil’s Mountain) is an artificial hill in west Berlin built by Second World War rubble. On top of that hill is where the American National Security Agency (NSA) built one of its largest listening stations. ‘The Hill’, as it was known to … Read more

UK’s red telephone box graveyard

UK's red telephone box graveyard

UK’s Red Telephone Box Graveyard These red public telephone boxes once filled the streets of the UK. From the roads of Bermuda to Malta, these telephone boxes stood proudly on almost every street corners of in the UK. When these modernized and brightly colored telephone boxes were invented, they offered the citizens … Read more

Saddam Hussein’s abandoned palaces

Saddam Hussein's abandoned palaces

Saddam Hussein’s abandoned palaces During his nearly 24-year stay in power, Saddam Hussein built dozens of palaces (between 80 and 100 according to different accounts) across Iraq. Palaces were built -most of them after the end of the 1991 Gulf War- in every major city as an expression of his authority. These … Read more

An abandoned mansion in the Philippines

An abandoned mansion in the Philippines

An abandoned mansion in the Philippines “The Ruins” as the locals call it, is an abandoned mansion located in Talisay City in the Negros Occidental province of the Philippines. The mansion was the ancestral home of sugar baron Don Mariano Ledesma Lacson, built in the 1900’s in memory of his wife Maria … Read more

Holy Land USA: An abandoned Bible theme park

Holy Land USA: An abandoned Bible theme park

Holy Land USA: An abandoned Bible theme park In 1940, Roman Catholic attorney John Baptist Greco, opened Holy Land USA, a Bible-inspired theme park in Waterbury, Connecticut. Greco, a Waterbury native, wanted the community to be able to better understand the Bible. His vision was a place for all people, regardless of … Read more

Amazing abandoned strip club – Japan

Amazing abandoned strip club – Japan

This abandoned Japanese strip club was discovered somewhere around Okayama prefecture by blogger and urban explorer abandonedkansai. Little are known about the place besides its name “Sightiseeing Theater”, an euphemism. The photographer describes his exploration: It seems like the entrance fee was 3000 Yen […] To the right was a side entrance … Read more

Strange abandoned dome houses – Florida, USA

Strange abandoned dome houses – Florida, USA

Built in 1980 at Cape Romano, these dome constructions was a DIY project of retired oil producer Bob Lee. His family spent much of the 80’s nside the self-sustaining and solar-powered homes but started visiting less after 1992 when hurricane Andrew caused damage in the area but not the dome houses themselves. … Read more

The strange medieval Armenian ghost town of Ani

The strange medieval Armenian ghost town of Ani

The medieval Armenian ghost town of Ani In the Turkish province of Kars, near the Turkish – Armenian border, there’s the abandoned medieval Armenian city of Ani. Built in a naturally defensive site, Ani was the capital of the Kingdom of Armenia between 961 and 1045. At its height, the city had … Read more