Ross Island, India
1.Ross Island, India
The erstwhile British administrative center for the Indian Penal Settlement, Ross Island was an abandoned island in southern Andaman until recently. It is now maintained by the government and is a major tourist attraction in Andaman. The graveyard and the ruined church provide an eerie feeling to this abandoned island.
2.Hirta Island, Scotland
Once a lush island occupied by a large population, the Hirta Island has remained abandoned since the 1930s due to the threat of starvation and the harsh weather conditions.
3.Hashima Island, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan
Popularly called the Battleship Island, the Hashima Island was home to a coal mining facility, a hospital, a school, and numerous restaurants during its prime time (late-19th century to mid-20th century). However, they are all in a dilapidated state today.