abandoned mansion filled with snow. Must have been veautiful at one point. Now it looks like an ice castle.

Even though it's obviously not real ice and snow, the frozen dacha from Dr. Zhivago is still, for me, one of the most beautiful image sequences in film.

Ghost Town oh wow!

The abandoned village of Pegrema, Republic of Karelia, Russia. This beautiful example of the wooden architecture was abandoned after the Russian Revolution.

The famous abandoned mansion "Villa de Vecchi" in Italy. Known as "the ghost mansion" by the kids. Via Fabrice79 on Flickr.

abandoned-Villa-de-Vecchi-ghost-mansion Located in the mountains east of Lake Como in Italy, this wonderful abandoned Baroque mansion is known locally as “Villa de Vecchi”, or the Ghost Mansion.


Mansion at the abandoned Ostashevo village, Chuhlomskoy Kostroma region in Russia built by Ivan Ropet, late century Photo © Andrew Pa.