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Concrete apartments on Hashima Island 59 years apart.

Mitsubishi once transformed a Japanese island into a bustling coal mining metropolis. Now it’s an abandoned, derelict mess.

Hashima Island was a Japanese coal-producing powerhouse, but after its reserves became depleted it slowly transformed into an abandoned relic.
The set of "Sex Education" as pictured by Thomas Duke.

Take a look inside the abandoned school where Netflix films ‘Sex Education’

The Netflix series "Sex Education" films on the now-closed campus of Caerleon, which was built more than 100 years ago in Wales.
Ashgabat in Turkmenistan is a ghost town.

13 of the largest abandoned cities and ghost towns around the world, and the eerie stories behind them

There's something both intriguing and spooky about abandoned cities. The largest ghost towns include Ordos Kangbashi in China and Ashgabat in Turkmenistan.
An abandoned Sears store.

17 eerie photos of abandoned stores that have shuttered in the retail apocalypse

Stores like Sears, Toys R Us, and Blockbuster have closed in the ongoing retail apocalypse. Here's what the abandoned shops look like.
An abandoned Sears store.

17 eerie photos of abandoned stores that have shuttered in the retail apocalypse

Stores like Sears, Toys R Us, and Blockbuster have closed in the ongoing retail apocalypse. Here's what the abandoned shops look like.
Grossinger's Resort in the Catskills, then and now.

THEN AND NOW: What 10 abandoned places in the US looked like before they became ruins

From once-glamorous summer resorts to eerie sanatoriums, here's what abandoned places in the US looked like before they were deserted.
Deception Island, Antarctica.

17 abandoned islands around the world and the eerie stories behind them

From mysterious murders to volcanic explosions, abandoned islands across the globe have captivating back stories.

There’s a Six Flags in New Orleans that has been abandoned for 14 years — and the photos are haunting

One of the eeriest reminders of Hurricane Katrina is an abandoned Six Flags in New Orleans. Here are creepy photos of what the park looks like now.
Hudson River State Hospital in Poughkeepsie, New York, closed in 2003.

17 places around the world that were abandoned in the 2000s

Many new skyscrapers, parks, and other structures were built in the 2000s, but others closed their doors for good, becoming eerie, abandoned sites.

23 hauntingly beautiful photos of abandoned churches around the world

From Italy to Romania and the Czech Republic, these hauntingly beautiful "houses of God" are usually unreachable to the average explorer.