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Inside the Italian asylums known as Manicomio abandoned in 1978 by law

From a journal found in a desk in the master bedroom, "If only something would happen or someone would come, I no longer care who or what...."

Hashima Island aka Battleship Island. Former coal mining facility owned by Mitsubishi Motors, it was once the most densely populated place on earth, packing over 13K people into each square kilometre. Operated from 1887 until 1974, after which the coal industry fell into decline. With their jobs gone and no other reason to stay in this mini urban nightmare, almost overnight the entire population fled back to the mainland, leaving most of their stuff behind to rot.

Hypostyle hall of the memorial temple of Ramesses II (1279-1213 BC), 19th Dynasty. Luxor, Egypt

Casas abandonadas que parecem mal assombradas

Inside the abandoned Belgian mansion brimming with expensive furniture

Belgium Mansion: The bedrooms looks like the occupants have just left, but tell-tale signs of decay and dust suggest another story. Photo by Andre Govia

Los lugares abandonados más bellos del mundo

Blackrock Castle, formerly Mahon Castle, is a 16th century castle located about 2km from the heart of Cork city, Ireland on the banks of the River Lee.