Castle Bosiljevo (HR) – Abandoned for decades but still an unique cultural heritage of Croatian history

Many beautiful castles and fortresses are located all over Croatia as a result of rich and turbulent history. Among them is Castle Bosiljevo, one of the most magical urbex locations you will ever visit. Normally this castle is not open for visitors, but an urban explorer always finds a way in. This time me and my wife were very lucky…the gates were open!

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Villa Münz I (HR) – abandoned, but once one of the most beautiful secession villas on the Liburnian coast

We arrived at the villa after a long walk on the boulevard, accompanied by thunderstorms. I really did not have high expectations of being able to enter the grounds and the villa – the photos I had seen showed a fence that was more than 2 meters high – but I was too curious not to pass by. Fortunately, there was an opening in the fence, which I could climb over with a little agility!

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Ospedale Psichiatrico di Volterra (IT) – This real life asylum of horrors is now an abandoned ruin that hides the unbreakable code to one patient’s insanity.

Volterra Psychiatric Hospital is a former psychiatric hospital in the city of Volterra. Founded in 1888, the hospital was known for its brutal treatment of inmates. It remained open until 1978, when it was closed following the passage of Law 180, which directed the closing down of all existing psychiatric hospitals.

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Sanatorium of Valongo (PT) – An abandoomed TBC-hospital on top of Mont`Alto

The construction of the Mont`Alto Sanatorium began in 1932. Due to the appearance of a large number of people who had contracted tubercolosis, it was necessary to expand the facilities, and these enlargement works were completed in 1958. This sanatorium was the last one built in Portugal.

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