25 Times Places Were Abandoned And They Turned Into Spooky Sites

Published 2 months ago

In a world where bustling cities and thriving communities dominate the landscape, there exists a fascination with the remnants of the past, the places once inhabited but now left to decay. Enter the “Deserted Places” Instagram page, a digital portal that offers a glimpse into the eerie allure of abandoned locations from around the globe.

With each scroll, you’ll be transported to hauntingly beautiful scenes of decay and neglect. From dilapidated factories and forgotten amusement parks to crumbling mansions and overgrown ruins, the images shared on this platform evoke a sense of melancholy and intrigue.

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This beautiful castle somewhere in Italy is abandoned for several years. There are many ghost stories were the local people are talking about but the previous owner lived here happily until he died of old age. This dining room was my favorite room of this amazing castle


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Abandoned chateau in the forest


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An abandoned amusement park left behind in Japan


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An old villa left behind in Italy


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Abandoned presidents busts that stand 20+ feet tall. These president heads started as an attraction called Presidents Park in Williamsburg, Virginia. The park was an open-air museum where people strolled among the heads, gazing at the enormous size of them. But a lack of visitors caused the park to close just six years after opening in 2004. Instead of allowing the busts to be demolished, Howard Hankins, who helped construct the park, claimed all 42 heads and lugged them back to his private family farm for safekeeping until someone could think of what to do with them. With each bust weighing 22,000 pounds, it took nearly a week to move them all just a few miles to the large field where they now sit, and some of the heads sustained minor damage to the backs of their heads and noses. You’ll find every president here today (excluding Obama, Trump, and Biden) on his farm rotting away exposed to the elements of nature.


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Hashima Island (端島) is an abandoned island of Nagasaki, lying about 15 kilometers (9 miles) from the center of the city. It is one of 505 uninhabited islands in Nagasaki Prefecture. The island’s most notable features are its abandoned concrete buildings, undisturbed except by nature, and the surrounding sea wall


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War planes left behind in a field


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autumn colors in an abandoned monastery


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An old American diner with everything left behind


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This could have happened in China, but it happened in Turkey. More than five hundred nearly-indentical castles appear to be copied and pasted into this Turkish hillside but not a soul lives there. Developers meant for these uniform villas to be luxury vacation homes for healthy tourists when they began construction in 2014. However, when the company went bankrupt in 2018, investitors pulled out of the deal which put constuction on hold.


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An abandoned estate left behind in Poland


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Fall colors at the old crystal mill in Colorado


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The enchanting and abandoned castle Sammezzano. A masterpiece of oriental architecture in the heart of Tuscany, Italy


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Caerlaverock Castle is a moated triangular castle first built in the 13th century. It is located on the southern coast of Scotland


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When nature takes over overgrown railroad track in Taiwan


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A crumbling theater left behind in Italy

Saumya Ratan

Saumya is an explorer of all things beautiful, quirky, and heartwarming. With her knack for art, design, photography, fun trivia, and internet humor, she takes you on a journey through the lighter side of pop culture.

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