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The Coolest Photos from Inside Abandoned Buildings

Updated October 21, 2020 1.6k votes 1.6k voters 131.3k views16 items

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Every day, brave urban explorers delve into derelict property and take photos of the things they find in old abandoned buildings. Despite the possible legal ramifications of urban exploration, the results are usually super cool, if not totally fulfilling. There’s a beauty in exploring abandoned buildings, in seeing how they decay and fall apart, and how the land reclaims the human-made structures. 

Despite the possible legal ramifications of exploring abandoned buildings, people all over the world brave the night and the long reach of the law to check out creepy abandoned buildings, destitute factories, and forgotten homes. The world of urban exploring is an interesting place to delve into, even if you don’t want to join in on the fun.

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    Encroaching Sand At Kolmanskop Ghost Town In Namib Desert In Africa

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    Medical Records Room At Manicomio Racconigi Psychiatric Hospital In Italy

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    High School Pool In Detroit, MI

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    Common Area Of Abandoned Hospital In Hudson, NY

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