This is a fascinating and eerie site that explores eight abandoned islands.

From the post-apocalyptic look of Hashima Island in Japan to the abandoned plague quarantine station in Venice, you’ll see haunting images and read the lost history of once-bustling places left to decay.

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Some are abandoned industrial sites or places that outlived their usefulness. Others, places where the sea defeated the land or the harsh conditions drove inhabitants to seek a better life.

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Each has an intriguing story accompanied by haunting pictures.

Click to being your mysterious journey.

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/ghost-islands