Largest Abandoned Cities Around the World

Population loss doesn't just affect small rural cities; larger towns have fallen off the map, too. Whether for economic causes or because of natural disasters, these creepy ghost towns give a look into what would happen if humans suddenly disappeared. If you're looking for a post-Apocalyptic vacation destination, these places are your best bet.

1 of 10 10. Craco, Italy

This once beautiful city overlooking the Mediterranean Sea offered magnificent views from its location along the cliffside. Throughout the centuries, however, underground sewage infrastructure led to landslides, endangering building foundations. Floods and earthquakes damaged the area further, and by 1980, the site was completely abandoned for safety reasons.

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