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  • Let’s Rehabilitate the Institution - Once the institution was helping patients, nowadays the role is inverted.. Position The Villa Rosa rehabilitation hospital is located in Pergine Valsugana, a few kilometers from Trento. The latter is located upstream of the "Maso grillo", on the hill of the «Zucàr», at the point where the Fersina stream flows … Read More
  • Marshes Villages - We felt just like in the film "Stalker" of Andrej Tarkovsky: an area to be reached and the surrounding environment that slowly wiped us out. A road impervious and sometimes not viable if not on foot, which gradually brought us to the end of our strength. Position Abandoned American villages … Read More
  • Club Tollhaus - This can happen just in Berlin: you run towards one abandoned place and then suddenly on your way you bump to another one, and then to another one and so on ad infinitum. As well this time when I was going to see an abandoned swimming pool, I suddenly saw … Read More
  • Ex-Defence Ministry of Yugoslavia - Here we are in the capital of Serbia - Belgrade. It doesn’t seem interesting from me if not one fact - it’s history and the war for Kosovo. All the testimonies of that war are still here - even after almost 20 years has passed. Position Ruins of Defence ministry … Read More
  • City Hotel Siem Reap - It is our penultimate day in Cambodia... While looking for a convenient spot from where to start hitchhiking towards Thailand, we come across this gigantic abandoned hotel. Position The City Royal hotel is on the side of the NR6, not far from the center of Siem Reap. The accesses to … Read More
  • Around Bagan - The worst train ride in our life takes us to Bagan, the old capital of some ancient kingdoms of Burma. After spending an almost sleepless night in the vicinity of the train station, to avoid paying the $30 ticket in order to enter the city, we ask a lift to … Read More
  • Ibrahim-Cambodia - How many interesting and exciting stories can you imagine when you think about sunken ships? Thousands! About pirates, about the treasures lost on board, about the touching love story... And how is in real? Position Today we will visit the Ibrahim-Cambodia ship sank off the coast of Tarkhankut, in the … Read More
  • Villa Saggini - Surrounded by a boundary wall, the villa "Mater dei" stands on two floors above a decorated and rusticated cloven hoof. Position Today we are in Galzignano Terme to visit one of the many abandoned villas of this city. The villa in question is located exactly at the intersection of Via … Read More
  • Agricultural consortium Verona - On my return with the train from a stay in our beautiful Dolomites, I expect a change of an hour in Nogara. Stimulated by an irresistible desire for ice cream I hasten to explore the surroundings, thus discovering to find myself in a city apparently deserted. After covering the first … Read More
  • Motel Letizia - A nameless motel, a bed of rubbish, doors and windows beating continually and cockroaches that roam freely in the cracks in the walls and floor. Position The motel is located just outside the A13 exit of Terme Euganee, towards Abano Terme or for a visit to the Euganean Hills. As … Read More
  • Camp “Smena” - There is no more here children's laughter, no one is running trying to catch each other, the joyful feeling of something good is missing now. On the walls is written "you are doomed," bottles of vodka are scattered on the floor, all toys lie with torn eyes. Children have grown … Read More
  • Mongol Restaurant - From developed South Korea we will fly to completely undeveloped Mongolia, where people still go to toilet to steppa and eat meat that they grow by themselves. Here in this country we spent 10 days, and among all abandoned places there we would like to tell more about one that … Read More
  • Editorial: Around Southeast Asia - Hello our dear followers! This time we decided to talk with you not about abandoned buildings itself but about our impressions. On the 5th of June we finished the longest journey of our lives. On the 27th of January we arrived in Bangkok, Thailand, and from there it all started. … Read More
  • Abandoned SEA: Top Guide - There are so many places to visit in Southeast Asia - buddhist temples, palaces, old towns, mountains, waterfals. Maybe about some of them you already dream for a long time, some others you will meet during your journey accidentally. But we advise you to go out from the trodden path and … Read More
  • Barracks on Edge of Earth - Here I'm standing in Vladivostok, the city of my dreams. The cold wind beats me in the face, so far unaccustomed to me after the hot Asia. In the city itself there is absolutely nothing to see at the beginning of June, so I immediately start to type in the … Read More
  • Pyramid of Tirana - A pyramid in the center of Tirana? It must have been the mania of greatness of some communist dictator ... Position The pyramid is located right in the center of the city, just 500 meters from the Bunk 'Art and one kilometer from the National Historical Museum. You can access … Read More
  • Waiting for Siege - Defend yourself from whom sir? We leave room for those who want to enter. The only ones we have to fear are ourselves ... Position The battery of abandoned bunkers is located in Durrës, Albania. On the road that leads from the center to the Golem, you will find them … Read More
  • Homeless Prison - An open-door prison, which unites squatters, homeless people and drug dealers under one roof. Position Located in the district of Durrës, not far from the train and bus station, the abandoned prison has always had the purpose of impressing travelers who arrived for the first time at this point in … Read More
  • Sorgo-Natali - Dubrovnik, penultimate destination before my return home. Never has it been so hard to reach a place, never so hard. But fortunately mine, just a moment before I started looking for a place where I could place myself with the tent, this magnificent abandoned dwelling appears as if by magic … Read More
  • Wonders in Seoul - Hop-in, hop-off and after beautiful Malaysia I arrive for several days in South Korea. “Everything is so expensive!” I cry everyday. This extreme expensiveness of everything is as well the reason why there are almost no abandoned buildings in this country. But at least one amusement park we have found … Read More
  • Malacca and Chinese Heritage - Nowadays the influence of China is felt in any part of the world. From the most remote African village to the great European and American cities. Even more so in Malaysia where there are some cities declared world heritage sites by UNESCO. Here once to lead were the various Chinese … Read More
  • Capitol Theater - It was midnight when we were returning to our hotel after the cinema. It was Seruan Setan, the Indonesian movie that we watched and didn’t get any joy from it. But then suddenly on our way back home we see another cinema...and we understand that here for sure we will … Read More
  • Georgetown and Chinese Exile - Here we are in Georgetown, our first city in Malaysia. We have no expectations, we know almost nothing about this city. But then when we walk around town we see many wonders - old abandoned houses one by one. Position Abandoned Chinese school Shi Chung is located in Georgetown, Penang. … Read More
  • Amusement Myanmar - Among all abandoned places there is one type that we love most of all - amusement parks! Here we can be ourselves - two small kids who enjoy every second of their lives. Our doze of amusement we found in the ex-capital of Myanmar - Yangon. Position Abandoned amusement park … Read More
  • One With Buddha - Have you ever thought one day to be one with the Buddha? We're not talking about getting any kind of lighting or Nirvana, rather about venturing into the bowels of his body. Position Today Stalker is located 20 km south of Moulmein, in the Mon region, Burma. The reclining Buddha … Read More
  • Owl’s House - Suddenly I saw majestic barn owl of other times; leaping and shaking his wings he hovered in the air, pointing in the opposite direction to mine. Position Today Stalker is located in Thaton, Burma. The abandoned building is positioned next to the KBZ bank, a hundred yards from the Shwe … Read More
  • Matters of Religion - We arrive in Taungoo at 3am, we are tired and broken when we start to search a place to set the tent. Suddenly through the darkness we see some monks passing by. We hope they can let us sleep in the temple but instead they take us to the hotel. … Read More
  • Custodians of Burmese Imaginary - A simple wooden and bamboo house has been our haven for the night. When we wake up here is the surprise .. Position The abandoned cottage is on the road from Hpa-An to Thaton. Just ten kilometers outside the city you will find it on the left, near two abandoned … Read More
  • Yangon Circle Line - We take touristic train around Yangon for three hours that is supposed to introduce to us the life of simple Myanmar people. Instead we mistook the train and find these abandoned trains, only waiting that someone will come and explore them... Position Abandoned trains are located in a working train … Read More
  • Surfing in Galaxy - While we were searching the way to cross the tropical island of Koh Chang from one side to another, we come across this huge abandoned wreck. We do not miss the opportunity to take a ride inside the ship! Position The abandoned hotel-ship Galaxy is located in the extreme south … Read More
  • Mekong Watchtower - Step by step I climb the rusty stairs without any protection, hoping to reach the top as soon as possible. Position The observation tower is located at the beginning of Kituna Bridge, on the opposite side of the city of Kampong Cham, Cambodia. You can reach the top of the … Read More
  • Ghost Bokor Town - Cambodia, National Park Bokor, top of the Mountain. I choke in the middle of the cold warmth of fog. I feel observed. Everywhere there are eyes, hiding behind the Rocky Mountain and awaiting... Position The remains of the French ghost town are located on the top of Bokor National Park. … Read More
  • Black Palace - Immersed in the Cambodia forest, I found myself exploring the remains of the ancient residence of King Sihanouk. Position The ancient ruins are located in the Bokor National Park in Cambodia, not far from the giant Buddha statue. Ascending from the bottom to the top of the mountain, you will … Read More
  • Villa Thomas - We were heading to Kampot by bus when on our way we saw something that looked abandoned, and without hesitation we ask our driver to drop us close to it, right next to the sea. Position We opened out later that the town where we stopped was Kep, famous for … Read More
  • Tiki Guesthouse - While searching a place to sleep in the town with funny name Kampot (funny as in Russian language it’s name of a drink from fruits), we bumped into this abandoned guest house and laugh happily as it was exactly the place we were searching for! Position The Tiki Guesthouse is … Read More
  • Cu Chi, Restaurant of Vietcong - They only ate tapioca roots dipped in a bowl where they were minced and mixed with nuts, sugar and salt. This they eat every day until the point where they decided to open a restaurant near the iron triangle. Position The abandoned place is only half a kilometer away from … Read More
  • Donald Duck, Tom and Gerry Gang - The end of one story and the beginning of another one. Position The former bar is located in Hoi An, Vietnam, near the Mina Le Villa hostel (the cheapest place to stay in this city). As soon as you cross the wooden bridge to reach the hostel you will find … Read More
  • Closet of Wonders - The cloak, the flag and even the monk's robe ... all inside the closet of wonders! Position Our little magical place is only a few kilometers from Hue, in the suburbs that lead to the highway 1A - AH1. I managed to get in thanks to the help of an … Read More
  • Hue’s Water Park - It was 5am when the bus dropped me out somewhere outside Hue, an ancient city in Vietnam. It dropped me far from the city center but near the place which I wanted to visit. Today Stalker welcomes you to visit one of the most famous abandoned places in the world … Read More
  • Ruins from Vietnam - In the middle of the forest of Vietnam this small blue wreck comes out, without a soul and with only one plant to hold its walls. Position We are in the north of Vietnam, precisely in the province of Quang Bing, a few kilometers from the town of Phong Nha. … Read More
  • Any Ghosts here? - Everyone in Hanoi, Vietnam knows this “Ghost House”, and everyone is afraid to visit it due to its name… But not Stalker, who doesn’t believe in any ghosts and whose curiosity is much bigger than any fairy tales. Here we are, starting to explore abandoned sites of our new country … Read More
  • Forest Temple - Suffering originates in the mind; The cessation of suffering originates in the mind. Position The temple is located a few kilometers from the cave of Tham Cham in Vang Vieng, Laos. What you need to do is essentially go against the current. With this I mean: do not follow the … Read More
  • Cottage Fields - Abandoned cottages that emerge like moles from the ground, without life and without a future. Position Hello everyone, today Stalker is located in Laos, to be precise in Van Vieng (called by many the second Pai for nightlife and fun that offers to young and old people, very similar to … Read More
  • Lao National Museum - Do you hate museums as much as I do? Going around, reading all that stuff about the history?.. Brrr... I prefer much more to talk with locals and know what do they know and what do they think about things that happened to their country. But today we will visit … Read More
  • ศาลา, Shelter on the Road - On the road to Pai, after eaten a little bit more than we needed in a restaurant a few kilometers from Chiang Mai, inevitably and without warning we feel the immediate need to ask our driver to leave us on the roadside. Position The travelers shelter is on the road … Read More
  • Let’s Meditate! - A few days before facing the difficult task of Vipassana meditation in the mountains in the north of Thailand, we come across a government building used as a meditation center. Position The government building is located a few steps from the entrance to the abandoned female prison in Chiang Mai. … Read More
  • Around Thailand by Train - A few hundred kilometers from the capital of Thailand, under the scorching sun of noon, the steel expands and our heads shrink as small tsantsa. Position The abandoned wagons are not far from the main station of Nakhon Ratchasima. Entering is not at all difficult as everything is opened and … Read More
  • Female’s Prison - Maybe you have heard how much strict are Russian prisons, maybe you have seen pictures of luxury Norwegian prisons? But how they are Thai prisons? Let’s have a look! Position The abandoned prison is located right in the center of Chiang Mai, the second biggest city in Thailand, not far … Read More
  • Bangkok Goldfish - When we arrived in Bangkok, we were like two fish pulled out of the water. After Siberia everything was different - heat, smells, colors, noises. But at least now it became much easier to visit abandoned places, the hands do not freeze after taking pictures and the feet do not … Read More
  • Let’s Fly to Irkutsk? - Visiting abandoned places in -30 probably is not the best idea? But this is our first time in Siberia, and who knows when will be the second time? Today, Stalker visits the abandoned buildings of the aviation school in Irkutsk - join us! Let us introduce the place firstly: in … Read More