In the Mojave Desert there is a small unincorporated community of Argus next to Trona that sets the scene for the little abandoned areas of the North American West. Making up part of the Searles Valley in California, these homes are long boarded up, forgotten, set ablaze, ransacked and used
Varosha (or Maras) is a quarter in the city of Famagusta, in the Gazimagusa District of Northern Cyprus. Varosha was the most popular tourist destination in the world in the 1970’s and was visited by the rich and famous and everyone in between. With the increase of transient vacationers to
Oradour-sur-Glane was a village destroyed by a German Waffen-SS company and is located in La Cité Martyre, Oradour-sur-Glane, France. This once lovely and happy town came to end on June 10, 1944. SS-Sturmbannführer Adolf Diekmann and his battalion sealed off Oradour-sur-Glane having confused it with the nearby Oradour-sur-Vayres. This was
Kolmanskop (or Kolmannskuppe) is located in the Namib Desert in Namibia, Africa. The desert ghost town was named after transport driver Johnny Coleman, which Kolmanskop means Coleman’s Hill in Afrikaans. In Namibia, from 1884 to 1915, the German Empire ruled the area and it was known as German South-West Africa.
Bhanghar Fort it is also known as Bangdh Fortress, Ghost Castle, and Bhoot Bangla, can be found in the Rajgarh municipality, the district of Alwar, the state of Rajasthan, India. The closest main road being National Highway 11A. The Bhanghar Fort was built in 1613 AD under King Madho Singh’s
Klomino the only ‘officially’ Ghost Town of Poland located off along the closest road route 1299Z in Klomino, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland. Klomino was originally known as Westfalenhof in the former province of Pomerania, Germany. It was used as a training ground and garrison in the 1930’s for the German
Valdeluz City lies in the province of Guadalajara, in the municipality of Yebes, on the land surrounding the Alcohete Sanatorium, in Spain. Valdeluz City was brought into progress by the Urban Action Program in 2004. It was originally established to offer over 9,500 homes, houses, apartments, businesses, and other industries
Pyramiden (Piramida) is a Russian settlement and coal mining town on the archipelago of Svalbard, at the foot of the Billefjorden on the island of Spitsbergen, Norway. Pyramiden was named after the pyramid-shaped mountain adjacent to the town. The coal mining settlement was founded by Sweden in 1910 and sold