The 15 creepiest ghost towns on earth


hashima island

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Hashima Island, nine miles from Nagasaki, Japan.

There are hundreds of ghost towns around the world. 

Traditionally speaking, ghost towns are places that have been completely abandoned, left in piles of rubble and brick that have been weathered down over the decades.

Some are even known for having lots of paranormal activity and will totally give you the creeps. 

Luckily for those of us who are easily frightened, Instagram has curated a list of some of the creepiest ghost towns on earth. 

We've rounded up photos of those places - they're bound to send a chill down your spine.