The land of the rising sun is littered with abandoned places and forgotten curiosities. There are dust-filled pre-war clinics and beautiful wooden schoolhouses. There are also gaudy Love Hotels and rusting theme parks.
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This abandoned Fukushima Supermarket stands frozen in time. It was abandoned during the aftermath of the tsunami that struck on 11th March 2011.
These abandoned cars have stood on the forecourt of a car dealer since 2011. There are American cars, as well as a traditional Japanese funeral car.
Spaceship Love Hotel is an abandoned hotel/adult entertainment venue in Japan. There are themed rooms; medieval, funfair, airplane, Vegas, Disney etc
Sky-Blue Clinic is an abandoned hospital which specialised in obstetrical-gynaecological care. There is a delivery room, incubators and a doctors office.
Wagakawa Hydro Power Plant is a perfect juxtaposition of beauty and decay. It was abandoned in the 1960s, and is slowly being swallowed by the forest.
Fukushima Anime Pachinko is an abandoned gaming venue, and was once a hive of activity. Now the lights are dim and the chairs are unoccupied.
The Utopia Spa Garden is an abandoned Japanese hot spring (onsen) resort, built in the 1980s Bubble Economy. It has been closed for two decades.
Kuroshio Inn is an abandoned and decaying hotel. The lobby features colourful 1970s kitsch decor; yellow and orange lamps, and turquoise leather sofas.
The Spaceship Ropeway is an abandoned cable car station in Japan. This aerial tramway station perches on a valley side, overlooking the river below.
Paper Industry O is a former paper manufacturer in Japan. The factory closed some time ago, judging by the state of the buildings and overgrowth.
Shizuoka Mountain School is a traditional-style Japanese elementary school hidden in the mountains. The school has been abandoned since the 1990s.
Onsen Hotel K is a large hotel and bath house in Japan. The 1940s hotel is built high above the river, perched on a rocky cliff. It closed in the 1990s.