10 Unbelievably Beautiful Abandoned Places Around the World!

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10.Lawndale Theatre (Hate to See it Go)

4015 W. Roosevelt Road,Chicago, IL 60624

The Lawndale Theatre opened October 19, 1927 with Carmel Myers in “The Girl From Rio” plus acts on the stage. It was located in the North Lawndale community on W. Roosevelt Road at S. Pulaski Road. It was a rather large neighborhood movie house, seating 2,000, which later featured burlesque, and after that, movies once more, before it was closed in 1963. It was known as the Rena Theatre in its later years. Most recently, the former theatre had housed a church.It was demolished in July 2014.

9. Hotel Del Salto, Colombia: The Haunted Hotel

Tequendama Falls (or Salto del Tequendama) is a major tourist attraction about 30 km (18 miles) southwest of Bogotá, the capital city of Colombia. The thousands of tourists who visit the area to admire the 157 metre (515 feet) tall waterfall and the surrounding nature, make a stop at another nearby landmark as well, the abandoned Hotel del Salto. According to Muisca legend, the waterfall was created by Bochica, who used his staff to break the rock and release the water that covered the Bogotá Savannah. According to another legend, during the Spanish conquest in South America, in order to escape slavery the indigenous people of the area would jump off the Salto Del Tequendama and become eagles to fly to their freedom.

In 1924, the then-luxurious Hotel (Refugio d)el Salto opened on the cliff facing the waterfall to welcome wealthy travelers visiting the Tequendama Falls area.he hotel closed down in the early 90s, thought to be linked to contaminated river water.

8. Mount Buzludzha: Bulgaria’s Communist Party Headquarters

Formally known as the House-Monument of the Bulgarian Communist Party, the monument at Buzludzha Peak is like something out of a 1950s sci-fi movie. Perched on a high promontory of the Balkan Mountains, this otherworldly structure resembles a great concrete saucer adorned with rousing socialist slogans. Now abandoned, the site has become one of the world’s most famous modern ruins; but as a symbol, Buzludzha is more than just a building, and its demise carries a deeper significance than can rightly be understood by the crowds of foreign visitors who now visit the monument from week to week.

7. Shengsi Islands (The Forbidden Fishing Village

Island in Zhoushan, China

The Shengsi Islands or Archipelago are part of the Zhoushan Archipelago and located south of the mouth of the Yangtze. They comprise 394 islands, each with an area larger than 500 square metres, but of which just 18 are inhabitable.Wikipedia

6. The Hitler's Hospital(abandoned sanatorium in germany)

Beelitz-Heilstätten was built between 1898 and 1930 after an initiative by the German National Insurance Institute who found that the closeness to Berlin in combination with the fresh air of the countryside made the location ideal for a sanatorium. Parts of the complex was turned into a military hospital by the German Imperial Army when World War I broke out and was where Adolf Hitler was sent to recover from his war wounds in late 1916.

5. Abandoned Russian Military Rocket Factory

4. The Initiation Well, Sintra, Portugal

3. The Old City Hall Subway, New York

2. The Crystal Mill, USA

1. The Angkor Wat, Combodia

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