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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  • Next stop, Kelso Depot: an abandoned train station in Mojave National Preserve returns to its former grandeur as a new visitor center.
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    05/26/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Peek Inside a U.K. Swindler's Abandoned Underwater Ballroom
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