If humans left Earth and didn’t return for many years the landscape of the planet will have drastically changed upon returning.
It doesn’t take very long for mother nature to creep back into man-made structures, destroying and hiding them at the same time.
These 22 haunting places were long ago abandoned. While they are all eery in their own way, there is also something beautiful in their haunting remains.
From Nazi hospitals and abandoned coal mining towns to amusement parks that looks like something out of a zombie apocalypse film, these 22 locations are haunting yet oddly inviting.
After the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown the city of Pripyat became a ghost town overnight. 50,000 residents were ordered by the government to leave their homes and flee to a safer non-radiation flooded area.
High radiation levels have forced the town to remain abandoned since 1986.
The area, which will be abandoned for thousands of more years, is the perfect example of what a post-apocalyptic world could end up looking like.