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Australia

Top 5 Urban Exploration Photographers in Australia 2020

The urban exploration community is on the rise, worldwide, and nationally within Australia. Whilst it’s hard to calculate how big the community actually is, I wanted to start by shining light on some of Australia’s top urbex abandoned building photographers. These lads and lassies have been undertaking the same work as I have over many, […]

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Australia Sports Club

Abandoned Bowling Club, Western Australia

I visited this abandoned bowling club in Western Australia whilst on a solo trip away from the rush of life and I loved it so much that I ended up visiting it two days in a row. It was huge, with so many rooms to explore. All the old bowling trophies were scattered everywhere on […]

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Australia hospital

Abandoned Aboriginal Port Hedland Lock Hospital, WA

From 1907 to 1919, over 1000 Aboriginal men and women suspected of having venereal diseases were rounded up from across Western Australia and marched, sometimes in chains, to Carnarvon, where they were transported to lock hospitals on the remote Bernier and Dorre Islands. When the island hospitals were shut down in 1919, The Port Hedland […]

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Entertainment Centre Thailand

Abandoned Batman Nightclub, Thailand

Before it became derelict, the Abandoned Batman Nightclub in Thailand was a significant hotspot for locals, tourists, underage drinkers and pimps. However, after its novel inception in 1994, it only operated for a mere 18 months. This building was amazing to walk through. It was huge and so spacious. There was an extremely high elevator […]

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Thailand

Abandoned Planes in Bangkok, Thailand [VIDEO]

My flight from Bangkok to Ireland was delayed by 18 hours, so of course, I took the opportunity to do a bit of exploring. But instead of photographing an abandoned building, this time I was after a double-decker Boeing 747 plane! I got a taxi to the area that I knew the planes were in […]

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Home/House Vietnam

Abandoned Lideco Bắc 32 Mansions, Hanoi [VIDEO]

Towering brick buildings, thin staircases, and stone floors covered in algae represent the failed mansion project that was once supposed to house the elite in Hanoi. The ghost town of Lideco Bắc 32 is to date, the largest abandoned site I’ve ever seen. Between 2008 and 2013, the bare bones of 650 French-style mansions were […]

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Hotel Vietnam

Abandoned Hotel, Hoi An, Vietnam

One will find a strange collection of buildings along the road between Da Nang and Hoi An, Central Vietnam. One of these is an abandoned hotel – a white-washed medium-sized building in the middle of a seriously overgrown field. I have no idea how I spotted it while doing 80km on my scooter. Perhaps my […]

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Historical structure Military Site Vietnam

Urbex on the Hai Van Pass, Vietnam

While riding the 21km Hai Van Pass road, through the Truong Son Mountains in Vietnam, I came across two abandoned buildings. The first was the Hai Van watch tower, a military structure built by the Nguyen dynasty on the top of Hai Van pass in 1862 to protect the imperial city of Hue and supervise activities in […]

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Religious Building Vietnam

Abandoned Franciscan Mission Ruins, Dalat, Vietnam

The stunning Franciscaines Misionnaires de Marie ruins caught my eye when I was driving around Dalat on the back of a motorbike. An urban explorer always spots an abandoned building from far away! As I wasn’t sure about the safety of heading into abandoned buildings in Vietnam alone, I hired a bike and an English […]

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Military Site Vietnam

Abandoned War Bunkers, Vietnam [VIDEO]

I wasn’t familiar with the urban exploration situation in Vietnam before I landed in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh), but after doing a Google search, I quickly learned about the abandoned war bunkers at the Cu Chi Tunnels. Exploring underground abandoned places is not typically my thing, probably because the opportunity has never arisen. But when […]