Tonghui Town – Abandoned Swiss town in Beijing.

Tongui town - This abandoned street was built in 2011 as a 'bar street' development. Six years later and the place is a ghost town, abandoned in central Beijing, there was a mixture of themes used in this European style town including Italian and Swiss. It is unknown whether this site will ever be used … Continue reading Tonghui Town – Abandoned Swiss town in Beijing.

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Rest in peace Erskine College.

Erskine college built in 1905 is due for demolition this year and any day now the demolition crews will move in. Urbex Central decided to take one more visit back before it is gone forever, come say goodbye to one of Wellington's most famous abandoned, 'haunted' whatever you want to call it, buildings.  

Black Palace

"Black Palace" (Damnak Sla Khmao) was a little summer palace of King Sihanouk, abandoned sometime in the late 1960's or early 1970's. It's located on Bokor Hill Station in southern Cambodia. The "Palace" itself is not on a grand scale, but the overall spectacular location and many outer buildings must have been fairly impressive in … Continue reading Black Palace

Abandoned Cement Works, South Island, New Zealand.

  Having had this closed down and dilapidated cement works on the radar for a couple of years, the urbexcentral crew alongside wildboyzue (UK) finally got to take a visit! As we drove the long drive to this location, we had mixed feelings of defeat and curiosity from earlier exploration attempts but we were determined … Continue reading Abandoned Cement Works, South Island, New Zealand.

Casino Rouge

Exploring the ruin of the French colonial era Bokor Casino Hotel in Cambodia recently. The Casino was fought over by the invading/liberating Vietnamese army and the murderous Khmer Rouge from 1979 onwards. Due to it's strategic place and size on Bokor plateau it was invaluable to either side to gain an advantage over the other. … Continue reading Casino Rouge

Church : Time

Exploring the abandoned former French colonial era church on Bokor Mountain in Cambodia recently. In 1978 the Vietnamese invaded Cambodia, toppling the murderous Khmer Rouge in a matter of weeks. There was however a stalemate for a time on Bokor (and other locations) as the Vietnamese and the Khmer Rouge battled it out- fighting between the … Continue reading Church : Time

Cathedral

Images of the exterior of Christchurch Cathedral from a couple of months ago. The Cathedral was badly damaged in the February 22nd 2011 earthquake (and other aftershocks) that devastated New Zealand’s third largest city. It's a surreal experience, the centre around Cathedral Square is mostly unrecognizable, apart from the iconic Christchurch Cathedral. The Anglican Cathedral was built between … Continue reading Cathedral