There are a number of extremely beautiful locations around the world which are relatively unexplored as many people do not know much about them or simply, because they are difficult to access. The fact that they are untouched by humans makes them even more alluring and exciting.
Here is a list of 10 most beautiful abandoned places that look truly amazing:
10. Sharada Peeth, Neelum Valley, Pakistan
One of the most beautiful abandoned places in the world is the temple of Sharada Peeth, which lies on the banks of River Neelum in the Neelum Valley of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir. The beautiful temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagwati, who holds a place of reverence in the Hindu religion.
9. Craco, Italy
Craco is a small and charming hill village which is a part of the Italian Province of Matera. The town has an unusual and stunning landscape, but repeated earthquakes in the region led to its abandonment in 1963.
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8. SS Ayrfield, Homebush Bay, Australia
SS Ayrfield refers to a wrecked ship which lies stuck in the Homebush Bay area near Sydney in Australia. The mammoth ship, which was built in 1911 in UK, is now covered with thick vegetation and makes one of the abandoned, yet alluring places in the world.
7. North Brother Island, New York
The next name on the list of top 10 truly beautiful abandoned places is the deserted island called North Brother Island which is located near New York City. The small island measures 400m by 250 m in dimensions and once housed a hospital, but is a bird sanctuary at present.
6. Kalavantin Durg near Panvel, India
Kalavantin Durg is an abandoned fort located near Panvel in Maharashtra. The fort can be viewed from the Mumbai Pune Expressway and is built on a hill, from which the city of Mumbai can be seen. The tribal people who are native to this area perform a special dance at the fort on the occasion of Holi festival every year.
5. 15th Century Monastery, Black Forest, Germany
Next on the list is another place which boasts of untouched beauty is the 15th Century Monastery which lies in the famous Black Forest region of Germany, the settlement of monks in the monastery took place a long time ago, in the summer of 1084.
4. Dome House, South Florida
Featuring next on the list of top 10 most beautiful and abandoned places is the solitary architecture called Dome House, located at Cape Romano in Florida. The structure is not very old as it was built in 1981, but a long standing redevelopment dispute has led to its decay.
3. Holland Island, Chesapeake
The marshy island is situated in the Chesapeake Bay of Dorchester County in Maryland. Some farmers and watermen inhabited the island long ago, but at present, the gorgeous island is completely abandoned.
2. Fishing Hut, Germany
Another amazingly beautiful abandoned locale is the Fishing Hut in the Lake of the Berchtesgaden National Park in southeast Germany. The park itself boasts of extensive natural beauty, with lush green forests and mountainous landscape.
1. Christ of the Abyss, San Fruttuoso, Italy
One of the most astonishing places which is abandoned, is the Christ of the Abyss, a submerged statue of Jesus. The bronze statue lies in the Mediterranean sea off San Fruttuoso in Italy and is placed at a depth on 17 m.
All these abandoned places are acclaimed for their beauty and attract tourists who want to witness their untouched charm.