10 photos of abandoned places in Japan

Talking about Japan, the average person probably thinks of a developed country, advanced technologies, human-like robots, hardworking people and cherry blossoms. The country of the rising sun seems to be a paradise where there is everything for a comfortable life. 

10 photos of abandoned places in Japan

May be so. But even in high-tech island Japan, which suffers from a lack of space for the population, there are quite a few abandoned places where you haven’t met a person for years.

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Abandoned places photography in Japan

Wanting to show this ugly side of his homeland, an anonymous Japanese resident travels around the country and publishes gloomy photos in his Instagram. When you look at these photos, it’s hard to believe that this is a highly developed country, but this is true.

10 photos of abandoned places in Japan
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Surprisingly, however, for those who are well acquainted with Japan, these shots do not seem incredible. Sometimes an abandoned hotel can stumble in a completely inhabited city near the main road. The establishment may be closed due to unprofitability or the debts of the owner.
10 photos of abandoned places in Japan
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10 photos of abandoned places in Japan
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And in the building is usually stored and dishes, and furniture, and household chemicals, and even appliances. It is rather strange to observe this with your own eyes, knowing that we would not have survived so many valuable things in empty buildings. But the Japanese are not allowed to take someone else's ...
10 photos of abandoned places in Japan
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10 photos of abandoned places in Japan
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Often remain vacant houses and even entire villages. Sometimes the cause of natural disasters, which in Japan are not uncommon. What is at least a radiation accident at the Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant in March 2011, caused by a strong earthquake. Then more than 130 thousand people were forced to leave the disaster area.
 
10 photos of abandoned places in Japan
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10 photos of abandoned places in Japan
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Even last fall, Japan suffered from the elements. This time, typhoon "Joby" , the strongest in the last 25 years , fell on the land of the rising sun .

10 photos of abandoned places in Japan
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10 photos of abandoned places in Japan
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And no matter how sad it is, but the Japanese have to face the destructive force of nature several times a year. And while this unequal opposition is underway, more and more abandoned corners will appear in the country. After all, rational Japanese would rather relocate the whole city to a more favorable place to live, equip there life, than risk the lives of their fellow citizens.

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