These 10 abandoned places once flourished

In the modern world everything happens very quickly. Some cities grow and develop with a record speed, while others become empty and abandoned.

These 10 abandoned places once flourished
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We decided to select a few attractive 12 places, which for one or another reasons are detected and thrown into the arbitrary of fate.

Varosha, Cyprus

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This area of Famagusti was once a popular tourist destination to the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974. Unfortunately, the UN Security Council resolution 550, adopted in 1984, turned this place in the ghost city. She considers unacceptable "attempts to settle any part of Varosha by other people, except for its inhabitants."

Gruvict, South George

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This is the administrative center of the British Oil Territory. The first kittel station in Antarctica was built here in 1904.
The Church of the Abandoned Station is the only building that still fulfills its original purpose. Her last marriage was registered on November 18, 2009.

Oradur-sur-Glah, France

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The German company Waffen-SS destroyed the village of Oradur-sur-Glen in June 1944. As a result, 642 people died as a result of the attack.
Later, after the war, the president of France said that this place should never be restored. Instead, he will remain a monument to the cruelty of the Nazi occupation.

Cape Romano, USA

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This unusual house consisting of several domes was built in 1980. Over time, sandy soil began to move under it. In 2005, the new owner planned to repair the house, but could not do this because of the new decision of the island authorities. At the moment, no one lives here, and the dome continues to approach the ocean.

Plymouth, Montserrat

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In July 1995, several powerful eruptions of the volcanic soufrier-chills were covered with lava and ashes a huge territory in the south of Montserrat. A month later, the ashes reached Plymouth. In December, almost 4,000 inhabitants were evacuated.

Spinalonga, Greece

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This is a Greek island located in the eastern part of Crete. In 1669, Crete was conquered by the Ottoman Empire. To respond with the Turks, the Greeks have collected all the lespers and sent them to the island. Fearing infection, the Turks left the island. Today, the most visited tourist object on the island are the remains of the formerly impregnable fortress.

Sprypark, Germany

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This entertainment park opened in 1969 in Berlin. Works 20 years. Subsequently, he was bought by Sprypark Berlin. Later it turned out that the founder's assets are doubtful, and the park is mired in debt to millions of dollars. In 2001, Sprypark went bankrupt.

Agdam, Azerbaijan

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This village in the southwestern part of Azerbaijan. In 1993, during the war in Nagorno-Karabakh, it was bombed. Human Rights Watch "argues that later the city was looted and burned, which is probably a well-thought-out plan of the Karabakh authorities.

Hasima, Japan - "Ship Island"

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Hasima is an abandoned island, located approximately 15 km south-west of Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. It was first in 1810 for the first time, when it was found that it had coal. At that time it was just a rock in the sea. Over the next 50 years, it has become the most densely populated island in the world. 5300 people lived within a radius of about half a minute. However, in 1974, charcoal and other fossil fuels were exhausted, and people began to gradually leave the "ship island". Today it is a landmark and symbol of industrialization and forced labor.

Pripyat, Ukraine

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Pripyat was founded in 1970 as a closed city serving the nearby Chernobyl nuclear power plant. He was evacuated after the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in April 1986 and since then is alone. Today the radiation level decreased, and now it is considered relatively safe for the visit. On it you can find many terrible graffiti left by tourists.