Chateau Muet

Chateau Muet

A little castle in France. So beautiful with the light dome above the staircase.

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Wool fat factory

Wool fat factory

This Belgian factory cleaned wool with hot water and detergent. The lanolin or wool fat floated on the water, and after that drained, filtered and purified. Lanolin used to be a valuable product, it was used in cosmetic products..

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School is out

School is out

The Green School is a large building in a little town in Belgium. It used to be a mental asylum and was built in the late 1800's. Later it became a high school and now it has been abandoned for years.

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Agnus Dei

Agnus Dei

This little church belonged to the adjacent nursing home for nuns.
It is located in Wallonia, Belgium and the urbex name is Agnus Dei.

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Retro room

Retro room

In this room, you step into the 80's. There is retro wallpaper on the walls and look at the old TV's! The room is part of an abandoned villa, which is called 'Chateau Congo".

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I want to break free

I want to break free

The vacuum cleaner has not been used for years. I found it in a big villa somewhere in Belgium. It reminds me of that famous song of Queen...

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"Erotik"

"Erotik"

This piano is situated in a former house of a preaster. I was surprised, therefore, that his sheet music showed a song called "Erotik".

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Lycee V

Lycee V

An abandoned high school in a small city in Belgium, in a building with amazing architecture.

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Huis Vanneste

Huis Vanneste

Time stood still in this little cottage in Flanders, the interior tells its own story. It is a mystery what happened to its residents.

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Autopsy

Autopsy

This is the autopsy table in the mortuary of a hospital in Belgium. The hospital is still functional. Because of unknown reasons the mortuary is not in use anymore.

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Tapioca farm

Tapioca farm

An old abandoned farm house in Belgium. This place is called "Tapioca Farm" because of a can of "Tapioca" in the kitchen.

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The dining room

The dining room

This is the dining room of a former boarding school in Belgium. It has one of the beautiful ceilings at this location.

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Message to Mars

Message to Mars

This satellite station was formely in service by NAVO. Unfortunately this station with the impressive parabolic antenna was demolished a few months after our visit.

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Time to play

Time to play

This was one of the children's bedrooms at the second floor of a giant house in Belgium. It is still so amazing to see what people have left behind in their homes.

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Old grandeur

Old grandeur

I loved this dining room in an abandoned castle in the North of France. It still shows the old, charming grandeur of bygone times.

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Blue Christ Church

Blue Christ Church

A beautiful church in a little Belgium town with a blue cross with Jesus Christ in the middle. It should be renovated two years ago, but for unknown reason they have never been started the renovation works. Since then the only visitors of the church are pigeons and urban explorers.

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Bowling Mill

Bowling Mill

This bowling centre is attached to an old mill. Both they are abandoned nowadays.

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Mountain View

Mountain View

In this sanatorium in Belgium all residents had an amazing mountain view.

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Red & music

Red & music

This hallway is the most beautiful spot in this abandoned residence. The piano and the velours red carpet on the stairs are really photogenic.

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Sauna Jee

Sauna Jee

This sauna was very popular in Belgium. Because of permit problems it suddenly closed and the owner disappeared. This sauna complex has been abandoned since 2012.

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Alla Italia

Alla Italia

Alla Italia was an health resort for wealthy members of a Belgian town. The resort closed after a new, larger and more modern, facility opened nearby. This beautiful building has been abandoned for about ten years now.

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Villa Madame J

Villa Madame J

This lovely villa has been abandoned when its owners moved abroad. Nobody wanted to buy the house since then and today this place has been discovered by curious people and unfortunately also partly vandalized.

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Beelitz Heilstätten

Beelitz Heilstätten

Beelitz was originally designed as a sanatorium and from the beginning of World War I it was a military hospital. In 1916, Adolf Hitler recuperated here after being wounded in the leg at the Battle of the Somme.

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Preventorium D

Preventorium D

The preventorium is a art deco style building and was built to accommodate children who were infected with or presumed to be infected with tuberculosis. In the mid 1980’s the preventorium has been closed. 

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Lost light

Lost light

This lost chandelier can be found at an attic of a little house in Belgium, full of history and dust.

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Wild water ride

Wild water ride

Spreepark was an amusement park in Berlin. Spreepark was built in 1969 and it has been closed since 2002 due to financial problems. Still many attractions can be found in the park.

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