The now-abandoned Palace of Culture in Jermuk, Armenia. Completed in 1986. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.
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The now-abandoned Hotel Volga in Durrës, Albania. Completed in 1938. Modernist architecture in the former Eastern Bloc.
Former Train Station in Vlorë, Albania. Completed in 1985. Modernist, Communist-era architecture in the former Eastern Bloc.
Former Sanatorium “Crystal” in Ureki, Georgia (Caucasus). Completed in the 1970s. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.
Former Cable Car Station ‘Chavchavadze’ in Chiatura, Georgia. Completed in 1963. Modernist, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.
Abandoned Latvia – the secret Soviet town of Irbene. Our visit to a secret Soviet radio telescope and the former closed town of Irbene.
Visiting an abandoned thermal Power Plant in Tkvarcheli. This ruined power plant in Abkhazia is among our most interesting urban explorations.
Former Medical Centre in Sukhumi, Abkhazia. Now abandoned. Stalinist Empire style, Soviet-era architecture in the former USSR.
Visiting the abandoned Separation Mine in Potpićan in Croatia. Close to pretty Labin, the former mine was once part of Istria’s coal mining industry.
Photos of eerie abandoned hotels and resorts in the Balkans. Some of the most evocative abandoned hotels and resorts in former Yugoslavia.
Where should you go in Turkey once you’ve seen Istanbul and Cappadocia? A guide to the best off-the-beaten path places in Turkey.
Olympic Bobsleigh and Luge Track in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina. Completed in 1982. Socialist-era architecture in the former Yugoslavia.