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Cernobyl Duga-3 Receiver ( Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Woodpecker_array.jpg )
Ivankivs'kyi district, Ukraine

Chernobyl's Duga-3 or "Woodpecker" Receiver

This derelict superstructure was a very important warning system for the Russian military.
51.3060, 30.0663
"PRIPYAT 1970"
Pryp'yat', Ukraine

Abandoned City of Pripyat

The ghost town left by the worst nuclear disaster of all time is being taken over by nature and urban explorers.
51.4045, 30.0542
Pripyat Amusement Park
Pryp'yat', Ukraine

Pripyat Amusement Park

Radioactive amusement park abandoned after the Chernobyl disaster.
51.4084, 30.0551
Kamakura, Japan

The Great Buddha of Kamakura

A bronze statue dating back as far as 1252, still has remnants of gold around its ears from its ancient gilding.
35.3169, 139.5357
Totoro stares out
Tokyo, Japan

Ghibli Museum

A magical place that lets you play in and explore the world of Studio Ghibli.
35.6962, 139.5704
Photo Courtesy of Michael John Grist
Mito, Japan

Akeno Gekijo: Ruined Japanese Stripclub

This ruined Japanese stripclub sits half burnt to the ground.
36.3418, 140.4468
Cat by the shore
Ishinomaki, Japan

Cat Island

On Japan's Tashirojima Island, cats are king.
38.2955, 141.4179
Noboribetsu, Japan

Tenkaen (China Park of Heaven)

After a short 5 year run, this former major theme park sits in ruin.
42.4128, 141.1066
Photo courtesy of Michael John Grist
Mito, Japan

The Queen Chateau Soapland

The ruins of Japan’s premier water brothel.
36.3638, 140.4375
Nara Dreamland
Nara, Japan

Nara Dreamland

The abandoned Japanese amusement park that continues to loom as a dystopian Disneyland.
34.6984, 135.8229
The main cathedral
Agano, Japan

Niigata Russian Village

A failed Russian themed village and amusement park in Niigata prefecture.
37.8365, 139.2173
Photo Courtesy of Michael John Grist
Yokohama, Japan

The Hotel Royal

This seven story Japanese love hotel now stands in ruins.
35.4437, 139.6380
Atami, Japan

Atami Adult Museum

Museum showcases Japanese sexuality and some amazing ocean views.
35.0869, 139.0802
Nagasaki, Japan

Gunkanjima Island

Once the most densely populated place in the world, this island is now a ghost town.
32.6278, 129.7386
Yoro Park.
Yoro, Japan

Yoro Park

Experience park where visitors are told to expect the unexpected.
35.2839, 136.5512