This former submarine base used to be one of the Soviet Union’s top-secret naval bases. Based in a town called Balaklava, it was decommissioned in 1993 and much like the metro system tunnel it was said to be able to withstand a nuclear attack.
This site isn’t actually abandoned as today it is home to the Ukrainian Naval Museum, also known as the “Cold War Museum” and hosts an exhibition on the Crimean War.
Kennecott Concentration Mill in Alaska
The 14-story Kennecott concentration mill is one of many preserved buildings in the town of Kennecott, Alaska, which became a ghost town in 1938 when the Kennecott Copper Corporation left without notice, leaving everything behind.
This included buildings, personal belongings, and professional equipment. Nowadays, visitors can tour the ghost town to get a glimpse of what life in it was like and listen to fascinating stories.
Church In The Snow, Canada
This church located in a small town in Ontario, Canada looks as though it has not been inhabited for some time and is in desperate need of a community to come and revive it.
With the sun shining through its windowless frame it looks quite inviting, and whoever was passing by this church and snapped the photo clearly felt inspired at the moment.
Subway Tunnel in Kyiv, Ukraine
This image was taken from the inside of an abandoned subway tunnel which makes up part of the metro system in Kyiv, Ukraine. As you can see, it remains unfinished with the bottom of the tunnel flooded and the natural phenomenon of stalactite growing down from the roof.
It is said that all of the metro tunnels in Ukraine are also purpose-built to withstand a nuclear attack, and so in the event, the population of Kyiv could take shelter in the tunnel system.
El Hotel del Salto – Colombia
The hotel was originally built alongside the Tequendama falls in 1928 and was supposed to serve as an upmarket retreat for Colombia’s wealthier holiday goers. It was soon discovered that the Tequendama falls were actually contaminated which meant no one was interested in visiting them.
The hotel stood empty and abandoned. The building is still there today and has a haunted quality to it.