Extraordinary Photographs Of Abandoned Places Where Time Stands Still

There are places out there in the world which human beings abandoned long ago, leaving nature to reclaim them in their entirety. They often make for a sight that is both frightening and fascinating. They allow us to glimpse a landscape of the future — when humanity has left or ceased to be. The Instagram user its abandoned offers many such images that help us to think about the future of our world.

Just stunning!

The ruins of an old castle in Sintra, Portugal
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An abandoned church in Detroit, USA
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Crystal Mill, Colorado, USA
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A forgotten railway tunnel in Paris, France
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Sintra Well, Portugal
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A ghost town destroyed during the Spanish Civil War, Belchite, Spain
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A house in the countryside, Norway
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The skeleton of a stranded ship in County Louth, Ireland
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A lonely abandoned church, France
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Another abandoned chapel
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The yellow brick road in a deserted ’Land of Oz’ theme park, North Carolina, USA
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