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.

  • Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers
    The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
  • Bangladesh Factory Collapse Death Toll Hits 1,034
    Death toll from factory collapse in Bangladesh passes 1,000 as recovery operation continues. More
  • 8 die in clothing factory fire in Bangladesh as Rana Plaza toll passes 900
    Eight people were killed when a fire swept through a clothing factory in Bangladesh, police and an industry association official said on Thursday, as the death toll from the collapse of another factory building two weeks ago climbed above 900. More
  • 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
    In the MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index, London leads the world as both the most popular destination city for overseas travelers, and in the average amount each visitor spends. Whether drawn by business or as tourists, London's visitors from New York are the ones that travel the furthest and spend the most. More
  • Nab the Abandoned Mansion That Inspired the Phrase 'Keeping Up With the Joneses'
    Wyndclyffe, a mansion in Rhinebeck, New York, which is about 100 miles north of New York City, has been in bad shape for decades, ever since it was abandoned in the 1950s after a series of owners couldn't afford to maintain it. Owing to its size, it's ...
    09/20/2016 - 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
  • 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
  • The World's Most Eerily Beautiful Abandoned Places
    From a ship graveyard in Mauritania to a picturesque 16th century Italian village, we can't help but be mesmerized by these mysterious and beautiful abandoned places around the world. From a ship graveyard in Mauritania to a picturesque 16th century ...
    05/21/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Seven New Wonders
    Seven new wonders of the World ... The original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is a list that has no doubt long frustrated intrepid travelers.
    10/18/2016 - 2:54 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
  • 7 Abandoned Cities & Architectural Wonders of Modern Asia ...
    Abandoned Cities: 7 Deserted Wonders of the Modern World (Check out our complete collection of 100+ Abandoned Buildings, Places and Property.) (7) Ghost Towns of the ...
    09/27/2008 - 7:58 pm | View Website
  • Abandoned Cities: 7 Deserted Wonders of the Modern World
    All Gone: 7 (More!) Deserted Wonders of the Modern World. After the overwhelmingly positive responses to and praise for the original 7 Abandoned Urban Wonders article ...
    08/7/2007 - 7:59 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Travel News