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Gods Own Junkyard
London, England

God's Own Junkyard

A kaleidoscopic warehouse-maze of handmade neon signs.
51.5839, -0.0083
The Ruins of St. Dunstan-in-the-East
London, England

The Ruins of St. Dunstan-in-the-East

One of the few remaining casualties of the London Blitz, this destroyed church has become an enchanting public garden.
51.5097, -0.0827
Kyiv, Ukraine

Peeing Colors in Kyiv

When you've got to go, you've got to go.
50.4562, 30.5114
Pryp'yat', Ukraine

Abandoned Avanhard Stadium of Pripyat

One of the most poignant ruins of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the local football team's stadium has been quickly reclaimed by nature.
51.4106, 30.0544
Pripyat Amusement Park
Pryp'yat', Ukraine

Pripyat Amusement Park

Radioactive amusement park abandoned after the Chernobyl disaster.
51.4084, 30.0551
The center square of Pripyat, once home for 50,000 people. After 22 years of neglect, nature has started to seep through the concrete
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
The remains of Mayfield Station from outside
Manchester, England

Mayfield Railway Station

Manchester's abandoned train depot lingers in a post-industrial purgatory.
53.4758, -2.2281
Out House
Manchester, England

Out House

The remnants of a depressing public toilet are now a hub of ever evolving street art.
53.4826, -2.2336
Quay House, The Smallest House in Great Britain
Conwy, Wales

Quay House, The Smallest House in Great Britain

A former fisherman's hut deemed too small for habitation is now a delightful tourist draw.
53.2824, -3.8286
Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem0115 947 3171
Nottinghamshire, England

Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem

The oldest inn in England served brew to the crusaders.
52.9487, -1.1520
West Pier
Brighton, England

West Pier

The rotting skeleton of a shoreside fun fair that was destroyed by fire and storms still haunts the Brighton ocean view.
50.8216, -0.1508
The Observatory
Bristol, England

The Observatory & Camera Obscura

The Bristol Camera Obscura housed in an ancient windmill.
51.4566, -2.6265
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Launch Site of the Titanic

A museum marks and documents the site of the Titanic's launch.
54.6107, -5.9086
Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
Ballintoy, Northern Ireland

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

This short bridge is the only thing connecting a tiny Irish island to the mainland.
55.2362, -6.3440
The Dark Hedges at night
County Antrim, Northern Ireland

The Dark Hedges

The atmospheric road was never meant to be so creepy.
55.1356, -6.3828
County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Giant's Causeway

Northern Ireland's Brobdingnagian stepping stones.
55.2417, -6.5112
Gryt's nails.
Sweden

Björnhammaren

Once the nail factory shut its doors, this Swedish factory town was abandoned, leaving behind a modern ghost town.
58.8640, 15.3733
Dance of Death Bridge
Lucerne, Switzerland

Dance of Death Bridge

This historic covered bridge contains a series of macabre paintings that communicate one thing: everyone dies.
47.0520, 8.3018
Bern, Switzerland

Bärengraben

The bears of Bern have been a city highlight for over 500 years.
46.9482, 7.4598
Bexell's Talking Stones.
Varberg, Sweden

Bexell's Talking Stones

Hundreds of mossy stones engraved with bits of philosophy, literature and random musings.
57.1087, 12.5114
The strange creature on the Duomo portal
Milan, Italy

Milan's Duomo "Dinosaur"

Milan's duomo is covered in beautiful carving including a curious "dinosaur-like" beast.
45.4637, 9.1917
Calvary Banska Stiavnica
Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia

Calvary of Banska Stiavnica

Slovakia's finest hilltop chapel complex is in danger of falling apart, but beautiful nonetheless.
48.4617, 18.9139
Joneikiškės, Lithuania

Europos Parkas

A curious art sculpture park in the geographic center of Europe.
54.8309, 25.3513
Boulders Beach Penguin Sanctuary
Cape Town, South Africa

Boulders Beach Penguin Sanctuary

This African beach is home to thousands of rare mainland penguins that are known for their annoying voice.
-34.1965, 18.4500