The most mysterious places on the planet

The most mysterious places on the planet that cause silent horror and interest at the same time.

In present world, everything is accelerating: if some cities are growing with cosmic speed, others are quickly abandoned. Ruin, lack of development or man-made disasters force people to leave their homes. The once flourishing city come into disrepair and become overgrown terrifying rumors, attracting only the most desperate tourists. The combination of mystery and danger arouses interest and against the will attract attention, and the view of nature that quietly captures created by people, returns us to an understanding of his own insignificance in the face of time.

This incredible city year 1341, Sichan or “Lion City”, flooded during the construction of the HPP. The city went under water, and around there was one of the most picturesque artificial lakes with 1078 Islands.

Abandoned military hospital in the city of Beelitz, Germany

The town is located 40 kilometers from the capital of Germany. During the First and Second world war the hospital was used by the military, and in 1916 it was treated Adolf Hitler. After WWII the hospital was in the Soviet zone of occupation and became the largest hospital outside the Soviet Union. In 1995 year of the town’s men have gone, since then it is gradually destroyed.

A small island surrounded by thick fog horrific stories. Here during the plague in the XVI century was taken hopelessly ill, with no chance of survival. There is a version that the bodies were not buried so that the soil on Poveliy, mainly made up of human ashes. However, this is only the beginning of a horror movie. In 1922, the island housed a psychiatric hospital. Almost all patients soon began to suffer from dreadful headaches and complain that the clinic is literally Packed full of the ghosts of the dead. But it was the main doctor who was force-fed mentally ill neuroleptics and put over them experiments. The island still remained dilapidated clinic building with beds and fragments of medical equipment. Here is the bell tower (now it is like a beacon), which, according to legend, folded in the final stories kooky doctor.

Eighth factory shop “Dagdizel”, Makhachkala, Russia

Test station of naval armament, was commissioned in 1939. Within 2.7 km from the coast and had long been used. The construction was long and complicated by challenging conditions. Unfortunately, the shop has served the plant for long. Changed requirements to the shop work, and in April 1966, this Grand structure was deducted from the balance of the factory. Now this “Array” is abandoned and in the Caspian sea, reminding with of the ancient monster.

The Transpolar mainline, Russia

Unfinished railway Chum — Salekhard — Igarka, which was constructed in the USSR in the years 1947-53 forces convicted. It is believed that she would have to steer to the Cape of the Stone to a secret military port, which wanted to build after the war. When construction has already begun, it turned out that the Bay is too small and will not be able to take ocean-going ships: the construction was abandoned. The quality of track laying was very low. The study of the history of this railway is not finished yet, searching of documents, technical documentation, we are searching for participants in those events.

The Norwegian psychiatric hospital, which is located in the small town of Lier, a half hour drive from Oslo, dark past. Once there were tests on the sick, and for unknown reasons the four buildings of the hospital were abandoned in 1985, and abandoned buildings left equipment, beds, even the journals and personal belongings of patients. Thus, the remaining eight buildings of the hospital work to this day.

Actually, the island is called hashima, has the nickname of Hanajima (Gunkanjima), which means “cruiser”. The island was inhabited in 1810, when they found coal. For fifty years it became the most populated island in the world by ratio of land and population: 53,000 people in the radius of the island one kilometer. By 1974 the coal and other minerals on Hanajima were finally exhausted, and the people left the island. Today visiting the island is prohibited. There is a lot of legends about this place.

The walled city of Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

The city was in Hong Kong, but did not obey the authorities, being run by the mafia. Inside not only flourished in prostitution and drug trafficking, but was self-government. Also in the area was its own industry: handicraft manufacture of noodles and junk. The products were inexpensive: had no taxes, and labour laws local business is not complied with. Were your nursing home, kindergarten and school. In the early 1990s, the density of the population reached two million people per square kilometer.

After a difficult eviction process of the people living there, in 1995 has opened the eponymous Park. Some of the historical artifacts of the city, including the building Amani and the remains of the South gate have been preserved.

Abandoned hotel Refugio El Salto in Colombia

In 1924 in San Antonio del Tequendama was built luxury hotel Refugio El Salto. After a while the hotel was closed due to the frequent cases of suicides of visitors. Around this place go sinister legends and rumors.

Abandoned wooden house, Russia

This estate designed by architect Ivan Ropet (real name is Petrov Ivan Nikolaevich), its structure became a source of “pseudo-Russian” style in architecture. These abandoned buildings can be found, for example, in the Kostroma region.

The Church Of San Juan Parangaricutiro, Mexico

The Church located in the homonymous village, was buried under the lava of the volcano Parikutin in 1944, the village was completely destroyed. Miraculously remained intact altar and Church bell tower, surrounded by the ruins of the temple complex, protruding lava cones resemble alien picture.

Ghost town Kolmanskop, built in the place where the sand has found small diamonds, which the wind brought from the ocean. The city had built a beautiful large house, school, hospital, stadium, and the town quickly evolved into a model German city. Everyone was counting on a long prosperity, but alas, “stock diamonds” quickly dried up. In addition, the city is hard to live because of problems with water and sandstorms, and the people left it. The majority of houses are almost entirely covered with sand and distressing.

This steam ship SS Ayrfield, which for many years is an abandoned off the coast of the Olympic village in Sydney. Right, the hull turned into real mangroves. Known as the “Floating forest”. The ship was built in Britain in 1911, during World war II it was used to transport coal and ammunition.

An abandoned town located three kilometers from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. After the accident in 1986 was in the exclusion zone and became a Ghost frightening power of nuclear energy. Now there organised trips and stalkers come there for a walk, but the interest in this place does not subside, arise the all-new “urban legends”.

Amusement Park Nara Dreamland, Japan

The Park was opened in 1961, and in the late 90-ies it was closed for lack of funding. On the territory there are roller coasters, carousel, castle, water slides, arcade games and many other buildings. Clean, quiet, virtually no graffiti, the buildings are preserved all the furnishings and equipment.

Central station built in 1913, was once a large railway station, and 5 January 1988, departed from here last train. The next day the station was closed, and since then the building has been gradually destroyed.

Dutch island, Maryland, USA

Marshy, rapidly collapsing island in Chesapeake Bay, near the town of Dorchester. Once the inhabitants of this island were sailors and farmers, but in 1914 the wind and the tide gradually started to destroy the Western part of the island, on which was located the majority of residential buildings. So people had to leave the island, but was the last house.

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