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There are many derelict buildings around the world. Many have turned into what are called "ghost towns". Have you ever asked yourself why places become derelict? Let’s explore some of the reasons for abandonment and some interesting yet abandoned areas around the globe.
Young people cannot find long-term jobs, so they are forced to go look somewhere else. Only elderly people are left behind, and eventually, their children come back to take them away.
There is much more reason for abandonment. Some people can even go as far as saying the place where haunted by ancient ghosts. However, supernatural forces cannot really be accounted for.
The reasons tend to be more or less the same for every derelict place in your area.
Here are some of the closest abandoned places to explore on Earth you might not have known about.
Hashima Island had over 5000 people living on it. The primary source of it was mining coal. As petrol became a substitute for fuel in Japan, there was no reason for it to exist no more.
This spectacular hotel was built for people who occasionally went to visit Tequendama Falls. This included a lot of rich tourists of nineteen-twenties as it was built in the year 1928.
The waterfall, which was the main tourist attraction, became polluted. People started losing interest in the place, so the hotel was left empty.
This became derelict after the Chernobyl power station nuclear disaster in 1986. This city used to be home to over 40 000 people The city had to be left empty due to the dangers of nuclear radiation.
It is said that it will take thousands of years for the radiation to clear, so until then it will remain empty. This city kind of makes you wonder just how safe our current cities are, doesn’t it?
Some of these places may send chills down your spine. Some are truly ghost towns due to many deaths that had occurred there. Some were just a case of unlucky business ventures.
However, they are interesting areas one can visit. Just make sure you have the guts to walk the narrow streets and emptied hallways. Visit our homepage for more.