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Once-Popular Places That Are Now Almost or Completely Abandoned

The Active Times Logo By Hristina Byrnes of The Active Times | Slide 1 of 36: Do you ever wonder what the world would look like if humans were gone?You don’t have to imagine anymore. There are certain places — and some have been fairly well-documented — which show exactly what would happen.Abandoned places can be ghastly and charming at the same time. They are now dusty, with cracks on the walls, shattered windows, and trees growing inside, but at one time hundreds of residents were living and working there. It’s both nostalgic and intriguing.

Once-Popular Places That Are Now Almost or Completely Abandoned

Do you ever wonder what the world would look like if humans were gone?

You don’t have to imagine anymore. There are certain places — and some have been fairly well-documented — which show exactly what would happen.

Abandoned places can be ghastly and charming at the same time. They are now dusty, with cracks on the walls, shattered windows, and trees growing inside, but at one time hundreds of residents were living and working there. It’s both nostalgic and intriguing.

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