10 of the Coolest Abandoned Places In The World

6. Lawndale Theater, Chicago

Lawndale Theater Chicago 2

This theater was closed in 2000, and years later, it looks this cool.

Lawndale Theater Chicago 1

7. El Hotel del Salto, Colombia

El Hotel del Salto Colombia 2

The luxurious Hotel del Salto was opened for business in 1928 to welcome wealthy travelers visiting the Tequendama Falls area. It was built on the edge of a cliff, it provided a breathtaking view to its guests till the early 90’s when it was closed and was left abandoned. The spookiest part about it, is the fact that it is haunted by the souls of those who committed suicide by jumping off the cliff.

El Hotel del Salto Colombia

8. Nara Dreamland, Japan

Nara Dreamland Japan

This cool abandoned place was built in 1961 but it was closed on August 31, 2006.

Nara Dreamland Japan 2

9. Kolmanskop, Namib Desert

Kolmanskop Namib Desert 1

Kolmanskop is a cool abandoned ghost town in the Namib Desert. It was named after a transport driver named Johnny Coleman who abandoned his wagon close to the town, during a sand storm.

Kolmanskop Namib Desert 2

10. Bodiam Castle, East Sussex, England

Bodiam Castle East Sussex England 2

Bodiam Castle was built in 1385 by Sir Edward Dalyngrigge, a former knight of Edward III.

Bodiam Castle East Sussex England 1


Written with love and coolness by on July 19, 2013 in Cool Stuff
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