7 Abandoned Cities And Wonders Of Modern Asia

From South Korea to North Korea, Cambodia to Thailand and Azerbaijan to Hong Kong here are seven amazing oriental and subcontinental abandonments from the Near East to the Far East, from skyscraper hotels and pod cities to shopping malls and amusement parks and everything in between.

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  • For some Detroit services, call the D.I.Y. Dept.
    Detroit may be broke but it will soon have a first-rate motor pool, featuring 23 new ambulances and a fleet of 100 new police cars. Some city parks also are getting tender loving care. New fruit trees and shrubs have been planted, and mowing crews are beginning to make the rounds to keep the green spaces tidy. More
  • Most Visited Cities In The World 2012
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  • Abandoned Ellinikon International Airport May Become Greece's Largest Coastal Resort
    The Athens airport closed in 2001 and currently serves as a refugee camp. Abandoned airports around the world have been turned into everything from massive parks to cruise ship terminals. Now, if a Greek development company's plans come to fruition, what ...
    07/27/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Europe’s abandoned mansions will take your breath away
    With time and care, however, these forgotten wonders could be worth ... the average minimum price to buy a small, modern hotel in Germany, Italy or Austria is £5m, and rises to £100m for four-star hotels in capital cities. However, the country with ...
    07/18/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Next stop, Kelso Depot: an abandoned train station in Mojave National Preserve returns to its former grandeur as a new visitor center.
    But people living in neighboring cities had grown accustomed to the site of the beautiful ... Debate ensued over whether to gut the structure and simply use the shell to house a modern facility, but preservation won the day. The Park Service chose to ...
    06/30/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • World abandoned Pakistan to face terrorists alone: Asim Bajwa
    We have traced out facilitators of terrorists who were hiding in cities. More than 240 terrorists were killed in these operations. So that gives you an idea how deeply they were entrenched. KM: During the North Waziristan operation, reports about the ...
    06/22/2016 - 7:37 pm | View Link
  • Peek Inside a U.K. Swindler's Abandoned Underwater Ballroom
    Once upon a time in Victorian England, there was a criminal by the name of Whittaker Wright, who built an ostentatious 32-room manor in Surrey on land he bought from an Earl. Unfortunately, all the money that Wright poured into his new trophy estate had ...
    12/4/2014 - 10:10 pm | View Link
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  • Abandoned Village Houses and Forgotten Farms
    This photostream features abandoned farms, abandoned village houses, and other abandoned homes, offering an architectural glimpse into the past.
    08/27/2016 - 10:05 am | View Website
  • The 9 Modern Architectural Wonders Being Rescued by the ...
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    07/27/2016 - 11:49 pm | View Website
  • These abandoned Mayans cities hold an alarming prophecy ...
    At the height of the Mayan empire 1,400 years ago, the city of Tikal in modern-day Guatemala was a bustling metropolis the size of London during the Middle ...
    06/27/2016 - 9:58 am | View Website
  • 50 Incredible Ghost Towns and Abandoned Cities of the ...
    50 ghost towns and abandoned cities of the world, including Oradour-sur-Glane, from Europe and Asia to America, Antarctica, Africa and Oceania.
    10/24/2011 - 7:59 pm | View Website
  • 6 Ghost Towns and Abandoned Cities of North America
    North America is full of ghost towns and abandoned cities, like Centralia, Times Beach, Barkerville, British Columbia and Plymouth, Montserrat.
    02/2/2011 - 6:57 pm | View Website
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