Back then, buildings were more impressive and creative than they are today. Unfortunately, very few of these buildings have survived, and some are not in the best shape. We can still admire their beauty.
Members of the Abandoned Beauties Facebook Group are sharing photos of beautiful abandoned structures around the globe. They still look fabulous despite being unused for hundreds upon hundreds of years. See some of the most striking images this group has shared in the gallery below.
#1 The Stairway Of An Abandoned Button Factory
#2 Abandoned Casino In Romania
#3 Abandoned Glasshouse
#4 Abandoned Castle In Italy
#5 Mcdermott’s Castle, Abandoned Fairytale Irish Castle In The Middle Of A Lake, County Roscommon, Ireland
#6 An Old Castle That’s Been Left Behind In England
#7 Abandoned House In The Swamp
#8 A Very Little Key Will Open A Very Heavy Door. Charles Dickens
#9 The Ruins Of Bannerman’s Castle, An Abandoned Military Surplus Warehouse, Still Stand In The Middle Of The Hudson River
#10 Abandoned Mansion, Belgium
#11 The Garden Of Ninfa Is A Landscape Garden In The Territory Of Cisterna Di Latina, In The Province Of Latina, Central Italy
This garden has relics of the ancient civilization Ninfa. The name Ninfa comes from the classical era nymphaeum, a temple devoted to the nymphs, and it's located on an island on the lake.
#12 A Perfect Place For Peaceful Thoughts And Meditation
#13 Ballysaggartmore Towers Are Two Ornate Entrance Lodges (One Also Acts As A Bridge)
#14 Abandoned Chapel In France
#15 Abandoned 19th Century Greenhouse, France
#16 A Library Inside An Abandoned 19th Century Victorian Mansion. Who Wants To Explore??
#17 I Don’t Understand Why People Abandoned Beautiful Properties Like This
#18 Beautiful Abandoned Miners’ Cottages In A Disused Slate Quarry In Snowdonia, North Wales
#19 Fairy Tale House
#20 Abandoned Beach House Slowly Being Reclaimed By The Sea, North Carolina
#22 The Magnificence Of An Abandoned Place
#23 Abandoned Hotel Del Salto, Colombia. Explore Or Ignore?
#24 Abandoned Guitar Factory
#25 Abandoned Hotel In Northern Italy (San Pellegrino)
#26 Abandoned Spa Town In The Czech Republic
#27 A Roman Bathhouse Still In Use After 2,000 Years In Khenchela, Algeria
#28 Aniva Lighthouse In Sakhalin, North Of Japan
#29 Shengsi Islands
Few images are as powerful and beautiful as those at Houtouwan on the Shengsi archipelago, just off the Chinese mainland.
The small fishing village was abandoned in the 1990s. Since then, almost every building has been surrounded by the densest greenery you'll ever see.
#30 Abandoned Villa In Italy