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 New England: Photos from the Seaside Sanatorium along the Connecticut shore
    So unfortunately, I was not able to get to see the wonders that may have laid inside there ... I would recommend getting out there and checking it out before its lost to modern development.
    10/27/2016 - 6:03 pm | View Link
  • Trace abandoned baby's family: Panel to officials
    BHOPAL: A couple of days after a newborn girl was found stuffed in a bag and abandoned in jungles of Bangrasia, Madhya Pradesh Commission for Protection of Child Rights chairman, Raghvendra Sharma has asked the concerned police and administration officials ...
    06/28/2016 - 6:28 pm | View Link
  • Six uses for Norfolk’s abandoned red phone boxes
    After all, that’s what so many of the ones in cities and towns were used as ... loud conversation on their mobile without receiving a withering look from me. 5 – Modern stocks, with a head-hole at the front, for clubland yobs to be contained in ...
    05/8/2016 - 7:30 am | View Link
  • Commuting Cambodians create bamboo 'rail taxis' on abandoned train line, complete with frames made from rusting civil war tanks
    The starting point for the bamboo train of Battambang wasn't quite a station, more a collection of tumbledown rural buildings. But commuters on this line don't need much of a station, because there is no waiting. So many 'trains' are available, it is more ...
    10/21/2014 - 6:35 pm | View Link
  • The Ghost Village of Kayakoy, Abandoned During a Population Swap
    But this is not an ancient city—Kayakoy in Turkey is a modern ruin, deserted for political reasons in the 1920s. Originally built in the 1700s, the town called Karmylassos in Greek was home to as many as 20,000 Greek Orthodox residents by the early 20th ...
    10/28/2013 - 6:30 am | View Link
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  • Touring the Abandoned Atlantic City Sites That Inspired ...
    Before Edward Lear Was a Limerick Genius, He Was a Teenage Parrot-Painting Prodigy
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  • 7 Wonders of the World
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    12/6/2017 - 2:11 pm | View Website
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    12/5/2017 - 9:26 am | View Website
  • An Abandoned City | English Russia
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    12/4/2017 - 5:16 am | View Website
  • Abandoned Village Houses and Forgotten Farms
    Are you fascinated by the past -- old buildings, village life, or just a quieter time? From dilapidated shacks to gorgeous ruins of old homes and farms, this ...
    12/4/2017 - 3:43 am | View Website
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