20 Abandoned Places That Will Remind You Of Forgotten Japan (Photo Gallery)

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Today when we talk about Japan, we are often thinking about a totally crazy and offbeat culture. However, the country of the Rising Sun has a deep culture and history. The economic crises have given way to many emotionally charged abandoned places like Hospitals, houses, villages or amusement parks, we take you to the discovery of these places abandoned.

Jordy Meow is a French photographer from region of Arcachon. It was in 2007 that he settled in Japan came and developed a passion for photography. Later he published the book “Nippon no Haikyo” (Remains of forgotten Japan) for which he traveled across the country looking for photography of abandoned places. Often left intact as if time had frozen, these places reflect the lives of the people who lived there.

1. A hospital abandoned in 1998

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A hospital abandoned in 1998-Abandoned Places That Will Remind You Of Forgotten Japan-2

2. An Ice cream shop located in the Japanese Alps

An Ice cream shop located in the Japanese Alps-Abandoned Places That Will Remind You Of Forgotten Japan-

3. Namezawa Elementary School, in the Japanese Alps

Namezawa Elementary School, in the Japanese Alps-Abandoned Places That Will Remind You Of Forgotten Japan-3

4. The doctor’s house 

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5. The madhouse in Kanto

The madhouse in Kanto-Abandoned Places That Will Remind You Of Forgotten Japan-4

6. An abandoned house that was destroyed in May 2013

An abandoned house that was destroyed in May 2013-Abandoned Places That Will Remind You Of Forgotten Japan-1

7. Hotel Maya in Kobe

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8. Club striptease Yubara in Okayama

 Club striptease Yubara in Okayama-Abandoned Places That Will Remind You Of Forgotten Japan-9

9. Royal House 

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10. Dodge WC-14, a car wreck abandoned in the mountains Yamanashi 

Dodge WC-14, a car wreck abandoned in the mountains Yamanashi -Abandoned Places That Will Remind You Of Forgotten Japan-8

11. An abandoned house in Kanagawa

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12. The snow white clinic in Ibaraki

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13. Hotel Kuroshio inn. the island of Awajima

Hotel Kuroshio inn. the island of Awajima-Abandoned Places That Will Remind You Of Forgotten Japan-12

14. Military base in Fuchu

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15. Love Fuurin hotel in Chiba

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16. House kimono Hoshino in Ibaraki

 House kimono Hoshino in Ibaraki-Abandoned Places That Will Remind You Of Forgotten Japan-14

17. Minami Pachinko Shikoku

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18. A ghost clinic in Shikoku

. A ghost clinic in Shikoku-Abandoned Places That Will Remind You Of Forgotten Japan-17

19. The Gunkanjima island, abandoned in 1970 and served in the filming of Skyfall 

The Gunkanjima island, abandoned in 1970 and served in the filming of Skyfall -Abandoned Places That Will Remind You Of Forgotten Japan-18

20. Nara Dreamland, an amusement park for sale since 2006

Nara Dreamland, an amusement park for sale since 2006-Abandoned Places That Will Remind You Of Forgotten Japan-19

These places are full of history and we wonder why and under what conditions they were abandoned. Which of these places would you visit?

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