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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 […]

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Australia Entertainment Centre Home/House

[Updated] Notre Dame Zoo, Australia

Update: This property is no longer abandoned. Please REFRAIN from visiting Notre Dame Zoo (Australia) immediately. I have been contacted by a woman who is currently living onsite, who said that many people are visiting the zoo on a daily/weekly basis, many mentioning my website. There is a small boy living onsite who has a […]

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Australia Mental Asylum

Abandoned Wolston Park Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

Site Name: Wacol Lunatic Mental Asylum (otherwise known as Wolston Park Hospital, Woogaroo Lunatic Asylum, Brisbane Mental Hospital or Goodna Mental Health Hospital).Size: 450 hectaresDate in use: 1865–2001Amount of patients: Over 50,000 “There are rapists and murderers walking around here, you better leave”, said the policeman as I removed my head from under the wire […]

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Australia Business Hotel

Abandoned Broadway Hotel, Brisbane

The abandoned Broadway Hotel in Brisbane has been protected by the Queensland Heritage Register since 1992, but that hasn’t deterred arsonists, graffiti artists, squatters and urban exploring photographers like me! 🙂  Sadly, the building has been destroyed by three fires and much of the structure, walls and ceilings are totally dilapidated. The ground floor is […]

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Australia Business Sports Club

Abandoned Balmain Tigers League Club, Sydney

The Balmain Tigers League Club was built in 1957 and valued at $22 million. The building now sits abandoned, open to many squatters and is in very bad condition. In one of the dark basement rooms, there are about 7 dirty mattresses lying in a row from one end of the room to the other. […]

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Cambodia Military Site School/College

S-21 Torture Prison, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

I visited Cambodia recently and during my trip I visited an abandoned torture prison, formerly known as S-21. The site used to be a school but 50 years ago was overtaken by a Cambodian Communist party, the Khmer Rouge. From 1975 – 1979, they waged a bloody war on the civilians of Cambodia and murdered […]

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Australia Mental Asylum

Abandoned Callan Park Mental Asylum, Sydney

“These so called nurses treat patients most cruelly. They are mechanical, inhumane creatures” – former patient at the Callan Park Mental Asylum, Sydney. Site Name: Callan Park Mental Asylum, SydneySite Dates: 1878 – 2008Site Size: 104.5 acres The abandoned Callan Park Mental Asylum was one the most challenging sites I’ve ever explored alone. It was […]

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Australia School/College

Abandoned Macquarie Boys’ Technology High School, Sydney

Site Name: Macquarie Boys’ Technology High SchoolSite Location: Parramatta, SydneySite Value: Over 10 million dollars Since it closed down in 2008, the Macquarie Boys’ Technology High School has been left vacant and open to vandalism. The site was incredibly easy to find and a hole in the fence meant not much thought had to be […]

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Australia Business

Abandoned Asbestos Chemical Lab, Sydney

I came across these small labs walking down by Redfern train station. I had intended to get into a much bigger derelict building down the road from the station but there was a concert on right beside it so security was too high to pass. So, I went for a wander and instead found a […]