Deserted, decaying and crumbling into the sea. Visitors to this abandoned settlement could be forgiven for thinking they had entered a long-forgotten war zone. However, this is Gunkanjima - Japan's rotting metropolis. And it has been described as the most desolate place on Earth.Gunkanjima is a deserted island of concrete that is slowly crumbling away on Japan's west coast.
Meaning 'Battleship Island' in English. I love architecture and I am begining to slowly learn I adore abandoned architecture like this, it makes me want to explore and look for hidden treasures. I like to wonder about the people who lived and worked here before. I wonder what they had to leave behind and what they were going to.