Modern Ghost Towns: Abandoned Sites and Cities


Whether by human or natural intervention which caused the diaspora, these cities and places once had their own history and culture as a local site. Here are some photographs of ghost towns across the world, taken by Lomographer travelers.

Pripyat, Ukraine

Credits: ievayoyo

Hashima Island, Japan

Credits: umeshu & jerryka

Oradour-sur-Glane, France

Credits: dame_dacless, binoue & colder

Chenggong, China

Credits: domyblue

Plymouth, Montserrat Island, United Kingdom

Credits: zipper

Craco, Italy

Credits: tsingtao

Bodie, California, USA

Credits: retina123 & faultycamera

2016-06-03 #culture #places #china #abandoned-places #italy #usa #france #japan #united-kingdom #ukraine #ghost-towns #abandoned-cities


  1. crismiranda
    crismiranda ·

    Got some shots of Belchite, a Spanish abandoned pueblo…

  2. pan_dre
    pan_dre ·

    Thanks for taking us to these abandoned places @retina123, @faultycamera, @tsingtao, @zipper, @domyblue, @dame_dacless, @binoue, @colder, @umesh, @jerryka & @ievayoyo.

  3. pan_dre
    pan_dre ·

    Great shots @crismiranda! What happend there, why was it abandoned?

  4. crismiranda
    crismiranda ·

    @pan_dre It was bombed during Spanish Civil War. From wikipedia: The Battle of Belchite refers to a series of military operations that took place between 24 August and 7 September 1937, in and around the small town of Belchite, in Aragon during the Spanish Civil War.

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