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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    05/27/2017 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Europe’s abandoned mansions will take your breath away
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    07/18/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Abandoned Village Houses and Forgotten Farms
    Credit: scottamus. Abandoned building in Flora, Oregon . Credit: oldpartsman1. Abandoned house in the Ohio River town of Duffy, in Monroe county. Credit: scottamus
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