There’s something delicious and terrible about a place that used to be buzzing with life slowly crumbling, becoming a barren wasteland before our very eyes. Not a lot scares me but I hate the idea of even being in a mall after hours. Maybe it’s something in our biological background, knowing that there should be people and activity and instead being met with darkness, silence. Here’s a spooky sampling of some of the most hauntingly beautiful abandoned places from around the world. Would you be brave enough to explore them?