Beautiful Abandoned Places 3#

“All is as if the world did cease to exist. The city’s monuments go unseen, its past unheard, and its culture slowly fading in the dismal sea.”
― Nathan Reese Maher


1. Piscine Molitor is also known as the Piscines Auteuil-Molitor or the Grands établissements balnéaires d’Auteuil. Piscine Molitor is a swimming pool and hotel complex located in Porte Molitor, 16th arrondissement of Paris. Porte Molitor was built in 1929 and inaugurated by Olympic swimmers Aileen Riggin, Matthew Gauntlett and Johnny Weissmuller. The pool became a French historical monument on 27 March 1990 and closed in 1989. Later the swimming pool complex was rebuilt in the style of the old design, it now has two pools and a four star hotel and re-opened in May 2014.

Shijingshang Park-Beijing

2. An abandoned amusement park in Shanghai, China. Photo was taken by an Italian photographer named Stefano Cerio.


3. Okutama is an abandoned Ropeway in Tokyo,  Okutama Ropeway opened in 1962. the plan was that people could use this ropeway for a short journey away, but the visitors never took advantages of the cute Ropeway. The ropeway’s short, 600 metre, 6 minute hop from one random spot to another. 4 years later it closed.


4. An abandoned palace in Rusia, photo was taken by an Polish photographer named Pati Makowska


5. An abandoned villa in Italy, photo’s was taken by Rebecca Bathory.

6. Six Flags Great America is an abandoned amusement park in New Orleans. Photo was taken by Seph Lawless an American photographer from Cleveland Ohio. He is a American photographer, best known for his photos of urban decay and abandoned spaces across the United States. In 2005 hurricane Katrina destroyed a big part in Nola, New Orleans. Even though a big part in Nola was rebuild, there is still this empty abandoned place; Six Flags America. It stood underwater for over a month and still closed.
                                                                               xo, Gely

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