Ghost Towns You Can Visit

Ghost Towns You Can Visit

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Ghost Towns You Can Visit
Ghost Towns You Can Visit

For tourists that like to vacation in eerie and haunting locations, exploring a ghost town should be on the top of their list of destinations

Those who are intrigued by history and human nature can witness time stood still in a town where it’s inhabitants abandoned it, whether for financial reasons, environmental reasons, or war. We have assembled a list of some of the most mysterious and fascinating ghost towns that you can actually visit.

 

Tyneham Ghost Village

Ghost Towns You Can Visit - Tyneham Ghost Village
Ghost Towns You Can Visit – Tyneham Ghost Village

Only a few times a year can the public come and tour around the picturesque remains of this tiny village in Dorset, England. In 1943, Winston Churchill ordered the 225 locals to leave for a month, but they were never to return.

The village was used in the war effort to train solders and it is still under military control. Most buildings are in ruins and riddled with bullet holes. But the Church remains standing, as does the school house which is now used as a museum.

 

Pripyat

Ghost Towns You Can Visit - Pripyat
Ghost Towns You Can Visit – Pripyat

A truly eerie ghost town that is gaining popularity with tourists, is the abandoned city of Pripyat, which was evacuated after the Chernobyl nuclear reactor explosion in 1986.

The radiation in the atmosphere is no longer considered to be of any health concern, however tourists are screened at the end of the tour. Most buildings are severely dilapidated, so no entry is allowed into most of them, but it is otherwise a perfect freeze-frame of the Communist Soviet Union of the 80s.

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