9 abandoned places around the world

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  • 9 NaturallyBeautiful Cities

    That You Wouldnt Ever BeAble To Move To

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    A city in the Namib desert, founded

    by German settlers looking for

    gems, this eerie town had a short

    life from 1900s to 1950s. The latest

    addition is a museum that opened

    in 1980; the rest is left to the

    elements and seems to be giving

    way.

    KOLMANSKOPNamibia

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    This historic mining town is as pretty

    as it sounds. At an elevation of 6,000

    ft, surrounded by mountains and

    charming houses, it is said that

    Garnet had nearly 1,000 residents

    during the Gold Rush. it was

    abandoned when the gold ran out.

    GARNETMontana, United States

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    This small hilltop town from the 8th

    century features in Passion of the

    Christ and Quantum of Solace.

    Perched on a hill, this picturesque

    town was turned to rubble by an

    earthquake in 1980, a lot of beautiful

    structures still remain.

    CRACOItaly

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    A tourist village at the edge of the

    Lake Epecun, the Villa Epecun was

    built in the 1920s, and was a

    booming destination through early

    1980s. In 1985, a dam broke sending

    the town to its doom.

    VILLA EPECUNBuenos Aires Province, Argentina

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    Built right next to the Parcutin

    volcano, this village was destroyed

    when the volcano erupted in 1942.

    The still standing church is the only

    reminder of its existence, and it's

    believed that an act of God saved it

    from 8 years of erupting volcano.

    SAN JUAN

    PARANGARICUTIROMexico

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    This was a lively mine town during

    the Gold Rush, after which it was

    eventually deserted. It is maintained

    in arrested decay'; protected but not

    restored.Anyone who dares remove

    any artifact can be haunted by the

    curse of Bodie.

    BODIECalifornia, USA

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    Once considered the French Riviera

    of Cyprus, the Turkish invasion in

    1974 left behind what looks like a

    museum of vintage cars and high

    rise buildings. A visit will have to wait

    till a settlement is reached between

    Turkey and Cyprus.

    VAROSHACalifornia, USA

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    Founded in 1134 with 15,000

    inhabitants, most of the town was

    submerged during the construction

    of the Uglich reservoir in 1940. The

    bell tower of the flooded St. Nicholas

    Church serves as the only remaining

    landmark, 75m above the water.

    KALYAZINRussia

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    Once an administrative headquarter

    for the British, this island was

    shattered when an earthquake

    struck in 1941. Few buildings like a

    bakery and some local stores from

    where one could get a souvenir, are

    now bringing some life back here.

    ROSS ISLANDIndia

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