Man may have all the technology that gets everything done but at times, nature can gain control over things. In places that had abandoned buildings or villages, nature wins, which somehow shows that we are living a limited time on Earth and that nature exists longer than human life.
Here are 20 stunning photographs showing abandoned man-made structures that are now part of nature.
#1. Abandoned fishing village in Kirovsky, in the Kamkatcha peninsula in Russia
This was once a booming fishing village that became abandoned when the economy faltered sometime in late 1950’s to early 1960’s. During the time, there was a sharp decline in the fish population, which resulted in the end of the fishing industry in the area.
#2. This was once a beautiful railway station in Abkhazia
The colorful grandiose buildings existed at the height of the Russian Empire but since USSR collapsed in 1991, some of the buildings have been abandoned and one of them was this railway station in the former Russian territory, Abkhazia.
#3. Abandoned mansion in Ireland
Ireland is home to ruins of abandoned estates and mansions that have slowly crumbled over the years.
#4. Abandoned city in Pripyat, Ukraine
Pripyat in Ukraine was once a bustling city that was home to thousands of families and employees who used to work at Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant nearby. The Chernobyl disaster, which occurred on April 26, 1986 turned this booming city into a radioactive ghost town.
#5. Patterned tree roots
These tree roots are battling with concrete tiles forming beautiful patterns as a result.