15 Most Famous Abandoned Places that are both Eerie and Beautiful

7 Hashima Island, Japan

Also known as Battleship Island or Ghost Island, it was once thickly populated from 1800 to late 1900. It was a hub of undersea coal mining activity but once the switch was made to petroleum, the coal mines closed down leading to the population abandon the island.

Hashima Island, Japan

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6 Witley Court — Worcestershire, England

Witley court was an imposing palatial 19th century mansion in Worcestershire England which was devastated in a fire in 1937. Although some restoration has taken place, it never fully recovered. Tourists usually go there to see the huge fountain of Perseus and Andromeda the main feature of the building.

Witley Court — Worcestershire, England

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