My Explorations

Asylum BG (UK)

Asylum BG (UK)

Another stop on the grand UK tour earlier this year. We had a quite interesting walk to get to this place. Over large fields and through a huge forest. A few dogs where barking in the distance the whole time - they was definitely aware of us. The first thing we saw on...

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Asylum D (UK)

Asylum D (UK)

This huge mental asylum was the first one built in Wales. Construction started in 1844 and four years later it opened. There were rumors about mistreated Welsh patients in English hospitals and asylums, so this this asylum was built to treat the Welsh people without...

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Hospital PP (UK)

Hospital PP (UK)

Hidden by trees and only accessible via small country roads, we found this beautiful old hospital building forgotten and decayed in the Welsh countryside. Originally owned by Sir Walter Bagot, a prominent Staffordshire barrister. In 1828 the place was rebuilt in the...

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Hospital M (UK)

Hospital M (UK)

We went to visit this hidden, closed down hospital in the middle of a busy English city. The place was quite large and had some really nice secrets like the X-ray rooms, classroom and cool chairs. The first parts of this place was built in 1877 and opened in 1890, but...

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Asylum W (UK)

Asylum W (UK)

This psychiatric hospital in UK was built in 1869 but officially opened on 1st April 1873 capable of housing over 2000 patients. The large site included an Anglican church, a Catholic chapel, a brewery, a recreation hall (also used as a ballroom) and several farms. At...

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College U (UK)

College U (UK)

The visit to this abandoned seminary with chapel was really worth it and I'm really glad I have seen this location. The abandoned part is the junior section of a huge priest college built in 1859. The rest of the complex is still active but there are rumors of full...

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Asylum HR (UK)

Asylum HR (UK)

This is the famous former psychiatric hospital HR in England. A very large complex of buildings on a 1,2 km2 site which opened in 1888 and closed 2003 as one of the last hospitals of this kind. The administration building, showed in the first picture, is Grade II...

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Morgue SP (UK)

Morgue SP (UK)

I recently came back from an incredible urbex trip around United Kingdom. Four days and five people, two from Norway and the rest from England. We drove over 1000 miles (175 mil) and visited 10 fantastic locations. Great many thanks to our hosts who showed us the...

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Sanatorium X

Sanatorium X

Another German sanatorium that is abandoned and forgotten. This one lays in a forest with roads and heavy traffic passing by. The building is a gem and a cool urbex stop. It was built between 1912 and 1914 which means it's almost a 100 years old. It was built as a...

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Soviet clinic – second visit (DE)

Soviet clinic – second visit (DE)

Last time I went to this mysterious location, I didn't really feel that we used enough time here. The main building is big with long corridors stretching in every direction on different levels. Last time didn't even go upstairs. So it was quite amazing to be able to...

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Collapsed theater (DE)

Collapsed theater (DE)

We arrived at this theater in Germany, or 'House of the officers' as it is refereed to some places, just after sunset and it was really dark. Parts of the roof had collapsed down in the theater room and the floor felt disturbingly soft here and there. Soviet symbols...

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Mental asylum TZ (DE)

Mental asylum TZ (DE)

Another great abandoned area in Germany. It was a quite foggy morning that made the buildings look even more haunted. Some of the buildings was inaccessible and some accessible through a maze of underground tunnels between the buildings. A really great explore with...

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Amusement park S (DE)

Amusement park S (DE)

In the morning fog this huge amusement park in Germany is quite an incredible sight. With a large Ferris wheel just visible in the mist and large dinosaurs laying dead in the grass, the mood was fantastic. Suddenly a face with a humorous nose with mustache appeared...

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Cinema (DE)

Cinema (DE)

One of many cool places I visited together with a bunch of awesome photographers from Flickr on a new great urbex tour i Germany. This is an abandoned cinema somewhere around Berlin. The rest of the building was quite empty and dark, but this room had a secret: A...

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the Overlook Sanatorium (NO)

the Overlook Sanatorium (NO)

Harastølen Sanatorium in Luster. On a hillside somewhere in Norway, overlooking a beautiful fjord, lays this abandoned building. A majestic sanatorium built to heal and cure people with tuberculosis. The air and climate in the area was supposedly good for the...

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Lier Psychiatric Hospital – second visit (NO)

Lier Psychiatric Hospital – second visit (NO)

One year after my first photo exploring trip to this abandoned institution for the insane, I was invited to join a couple of great guys for an explore and some photographing. On my last trip I used my Canon 400d with at cheap wobbly tripod. Those pictures can be seen...

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old watermill (NO)

old watermill (NO)

One early Sunday morning, trying to beat rising sun, I drove to see this old abandoned water driven grain mill after a tip from TommyG. I eventually found the place and was astonished that it hadn't been destroyed by vandals. One side of the building was partly...

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car cemetery – first visit (SE)

car cemetery – first visit (SE)

Deep in the forest of Sweden, close to the Norwegian border, is a place with hundreds of old, derelict, abandoned cars. It is quite an amazing place, frequently visited by photographers and car enthusiasts. The place is called Båstnäs and/or Vestre Fågelvik Car...

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soviet clinic (DE)

soviet clinic (DE)

This is one of my favourite locations so far. I don't know much about this place really, and I dont't know the name of it. German urbex'ers try to keep it as secret as possible to prevent vandalism, tagging and damage. But the amount of pictures from this place is...

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Kaserne Krampnitz (DE)

Kaserne Krampnitz (DE)

These are pictures from another huge abandoned place just outside Berlin - ‘Kaserne Krampnitz’. It was built in 1937 as barracks for the riding army and driving school. The architect was Robert Kish. The military grounds were abandoned at the end of WW2 in 1945. After...

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Beelitz-Heilstätten sanatorium (DE)

Beelitz-Heilstätten sanatorium (DE)

This amazing hospital complex just outside Berlin is considered to be one of the absolute top locations by many European photographers and urban explorers. The huge buildings and the size of the area is quite overwhelming. This was my first trip outside Norway with...

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Empty factory (NO)

Empty factory (NO)

Along a river which since the 1500's has been frequently used for sawing and milling operations, this abandoned concrete building lies on a disused industrial area. In 1850 there were two saws here, one on each side of river. The concrete building was erected in 1942...

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Office building (NO)

Office building (NO)

Pictures from a small abandoned office building in Oslo. The building is now demolished and no longer accessible. Green room with sinks Broken sink Sink in green room A piece of unknown thing Detail shot of left-over object A kitchen Another kitchen A phone from one...

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Small farm (NO)

Small farm (NO)

A while ago I sat and searched for demolition objects on the web. Places to be demolished are often abandoned and they may be worth taking a look at. I found some locations via the municipality's tender side for demolition jobs, but most had already been torn down...

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Volvo truck (NO)

Volvo truck (NO)

This is not a deserted place in itself, but an abandoned truck, and I just had to take some pictures of it. Old cars, trucks, boats, trains and planes can also be fascinating with lots of history. This is the beginning of a new category that is titled 'Abandoned...

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Functionalist Building (NO)

Functionalist Building (NO)

'Drammen female servant home' is a derelict building which probably will be demolished quite soon. The house was designed by the functionalist architect Bjarne Thinner Syvertsen in 1932. Current owner of the house, Buskerud Hospital, wants to replace it with a car...

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Warehouses (NO)

Warehouses (NO)

Three abandoned warehouses are lined up somewhere in Oslo. I do not know the history of these buildings but they may have been warehouses for prints and advertising material. Walls and ceilings are either mossy or crushed and otherwise there is not much here except...

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Shopping Center (NO)

Shopping Center (NO)

This large shopping center, KB-center or Kløfta Butikksenter, stands empty and unused, north of Oslo. It was bought by Olaf Thon ten years ago and has been neglected since then. The only major competing shopping center nearby is Romerikssenteret, which is also owned...

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Garden center (NO)

Garden center (NO)

Sometimes it's interesting to see how fast something is battered, tagged down and destroyed when it is abandoned. This abandoned garden center has been vacant for about a year. It is a relatively fragile building with a lot of glass. The interior is full of goods like...

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Dikemark student dormitory (NO)

Dikemark student dormitory (NO)

The brick building is one of the newer buildings at Dikemark that were built around 1970 but is now completely abandoned. It was originally a dormitory with school part for nursing students. It was closed in 1990. It was used as an immigrant asylum during the war in...

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Bunker (NO)

Bunker (NO)

In Drøbak, south of Oslo, are some of Norwegians most important cultural heritages located. Out in the Oslo fjord is Oscarsborg Fortress which has guarded the waterway to the Norwegian capital for 350 years. Shots from the 28 cm Krupp cannons and torpedoes from the...

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House (NO)

House (NO)

For many years this house has stood empty next to the E6 towards Oslo. The sound of cars and trucks and the motorway bridge next to it makes it understandable that no one want to live here. The owner want to demolish it and build office buildings here. The problem is...

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Military Camp (NO)

Military Camp (NO)

North of Oslo is 200 acres of land with empty buildings. It is a former military camp behind the enclosure. A mix of residential buildings, offices and warehouses are abandoned. The story about this place started around 1860 when a private gunpowder plant was acquired...

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Around Østmarksetra (NO)

Around Østmarksetra (NO)

In Oslo there are still many ruins and traces of World War II. East of Oslo, under 'Østmarksetra', the Germans built one of Oslo's largest bunkering facilities. It is 20 meters down the mountain and it is 70 meter long with two floors. Amenities such as a mini golf...

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Tanum Sommarland (SE)

Tanum Sommarland (SE)

In the early 1980's, before the economic recession and crisis, there were built many new amusement parks in Sweden. Only in 1984 five such places were built around the country. A few years later they built even more, including ‘Tanum Sommarland’ (Tanum Summerland) in...

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House in Skee (SE)

House in Skee (SE)

This small house was located along the railway line in Skee south of Strömstad in Sweden. 0,6 km south of here lies Skee station.  Right next to the house the traffic on E6 thunders. Beside the house there is a shed or garage. A small underground cellar with a door...

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Skee station (SE)

Skee station (SE)

Right beside the E6 motorway, in the village of Skee in Strömstad municipality in Sweden, is an abandoned train station. The station lies deserted with windows and doors nailed shut. The railway line also looked quite old and unused, but trains are still running here....

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Lier Psychiatric Hospital (NO)

Lier Psychiatric Hospital (NO)

Lier Psychiatric Hospital (Lier Psykiatriske Sykehus or Lier Asyl in Norweigan) in Norway, has a long history as an institution. The sickest people in the society was stowed away here and went from being people to be test subjects in the pharmaceutical industry's...

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Ghost town – Verosha in Famagusta (CY)

Ghost town – Verosha in Famagusta (CY)

A forbidden city to photograph. Ghost Town Verosha, in Famagusta, has been abandoned since 1974. Before it was emptied for people, the city was a modern tourist city and one of the premier holiday destinations in a rapidly growing charter industry. In the 70ties,...

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