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A towering waste: The tallest abandoned buildings in the world that were once the height of architectural achievement before being left to fall into ruin

A towering waste: The tallest abandoned buildings in the world that were once the height of architectural achievement before being left to fall into ruin | Urban Exploration | Scoop.it
Here are some of the world's tallest buildings, built to showcase the country's economic prowess, but now vacant or abandoned.

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Larkworthy Antfarm's curator insight, June 20, 2013 8:13 PM

"The infamous North Korean 'hotel of doom', Ryugyong Hotel, was slated to open this year after standing empty on the Pyongyang skyline for nearly 30 years."  


This explains why no one is allowed in the country.  They have no where for any one to stay.

 
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