HYPNOTIC IMAGES OF A CHINESE GHOST TOWN COMPLETELY TAKEN OVER BY VEGETATION {PHOTOGRAPHY}

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Shengshan Island, a former fishing village that’s part of the Shengsi Island cluster some 96 miles southeast of Shanghai, is visually mesmerizing. Mashable recently reported that since residents abandoned it in the 1990s, the ghost town has been completely run over by lush vegetation. Those photos show the ethereal effect the flourishing flora have on the old buildings. Scroll through and see for yourself!

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(Story/Photos courtesy of Leisure & Travel / Corina Quinn)