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Urban Exploring - Location Reports

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Industrial

Abandoned factories and a few semi-live industrial sites
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Hospitals and Asylums

Reports from abandoned hospitals and mental asylums
Villa Sbertoli, Italy
 

Villa Sbertoli, Italy

The building was originally a home but was converted to be used as an asylum and closed over 20 years ago.
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Mansions and Houses

Abandoned houses and forgotten mansions
Château Poseidon, France
 

Château Poseidon, France

A large abandoned house in France with stained glass windows, a nice timber staircase and carved wood ceilings.
Town Mansion, Belgium
 

Town Mansion, Belgium

The amazing Town Mansion in Belgium has been unoccupied since 1991. The house was built in 1912 by a wealthy German family to an extremely rich standard.
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Public Services & Military

Military, government, and public services such as schools, town halls and court houses
Mono Orphanage, Italy
 

Mono Orphanage, Italy

Mono Orphanage aka Crying Baby Hospital is an abandoned orphanage in Italy. The beds have now gone but some old classrooms remain.
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Religious Institutions

Churches, monasteries and seminaries - anything related to religion
Red Cross Hospital, Italy
 

Red Cross Hospital, Italy

An abandoned children's hospital in Italy with wards that still contain metal beds and a chapel with a large red cross on the ceiling.
Palazzo di L, Italy
 

Palazzo di L, Italy

An abandoned palace in Italy with ornate painted ceilings and a an impressive chapel.
Château de la Chapelle, Belgium
 

Château de la Chapelle, Belgium

Château de la Chapelle is an abandoned mansion in Belgium with an integral chapel. The house appears to have been used as a function venue before its closure.
Pensionnat Catholique, France
 

Pensionnat Catholique, France

An abandoned Catholic boarding school in France. The large buildings have been empty for some time but the chapel at the heart of the building is very impressive.
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Leisure Sites

Reports from leisure and recreational facilities.
Theatre Royal, Hyde
 

Theatre Royal, Hyde

The Theatre Royal in Hyde opened in 1902 and was later converted for use as a cinema. It closed in 1993 and has stood disused ever since.
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Chernobyl & Pripyat

Reports from a trip to Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant & Pripyat shost town, Ukraine.

Europe

All my reports from visits around Europe
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About Behind Closed Doors Urbex

Finding hidden secrets…

Why are the doors closed if there’s nothing behind them worth seeing? If there’s a way in I’ll take it, take a look around and take some pictures. It’s amazing what you can find behind closed doors.

All the photos on this website are taken at locations that are generally considered to be off limits to the public. Forgotten and abandoned places often hold stunning architecture, left to decay. The art of visiting forgotten places is called Urban Exploring, or Urbex for short.

So, you break into places?

No, absolutely not! I will never cause any damage in order to gain access to a property, that would be illegal. I will only ever use existing access points. If there is no open access point available I will simply move on.

Where are these places? Can you tell me the location of…?

In order to safeguard the locations I visit from damage or theft, I may occasionally omit the property’s real name or address.  For the same reason I will not give out locations or access details for any of the places I have visited… So please don’t ask ;)

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