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50 Incredible Ghost Towns and Abandoned Cities of the World

11 Sep

 

50 Incredible Ghost Towns and Abandoned Cities of the World

abandoned city yangtze river 50 Incredible Ghost Towns and Abandoned Cities of the World(Image: cindyt7070, cc-nc-sa-3.0)

“The world boasts numerous abandoned settlements that span modernity, from remote ghost towns to vast deserted cities.  Some, like Pripyat in Ukraine, have become notorious symbols of human-caused disaster, while others have fallen into decay due to economic decline, civil war, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.  Some abandoned towns and ghost cities are so isolated that they have become like time capsules, almost untouched since their last occupants departed generations ago. ”

 

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