Ghost town in Japan

Ghost town in Japan

It's been two years since the earthquake in Japan, the most powerful in the country's history. A large area around the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1" is still a restricted area, whose inhabitants will never be able to return home.

Ghost town in Japan

Namie Town, located on the Pacific coast, famous for its picturesque views, forests and mountains. But the 21,000 residents were evacuated from here in 2011. People longing for his native land, turned to Google to show them what state is now in the city.

Ghost town in Japan

At the invitation of the local authorities' Google Street View project, which allows to see panoramic views of streets, I arrived in the Japanese city of Namie to former residents could see their abandoned houses, and all the others to feel the effects of a natural disaster.

This sinister virtual tour of the Japanese ghost town.

The former fishing port - the "home" for 140 fishing vessels. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

Collapsed house. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

Velostoyanka from the train station. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

Nature slowly begins to capture the town of Namie. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

cemetery. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

The shop and drink vending machines. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

Fishing boats rendered ashore tsunami. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

Collapsed house. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

Abandoned house. The roads are being overrun with grass. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

The broken boat and abandoned building. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

In the reflection you can see the car Google Street View project and a special camera with a 360-degree, and which was carried out this survey. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

mangled car. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

Seriously damaged buildings during a natural disaster. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

The building on the right - the former restaurant. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

One of the few well-preserved buildings of the city Namie. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

Not far from the Pacific coast. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

A destroyed, but surviving house in the area, which was badly damaged by the tsunami. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

Volkswagen Beetle. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

twisted tractors and cars. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

Most of the roads in the ghost town of a dead end. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

Collapsed house. (© Google, Inc.):

Cars are scattered on the field. (© Google, Inc.):

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(© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

Black crows on a bridge. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

Abandoned tractor, overgrown with grass. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

The school building. Look inside. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

Inside the school building. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

Inside the school building. Computer class. (© Google, Inc.):

Ghost town in Japan

Inside the school building. Inscription on the board: "I love Ukedo school and always come back here." (© Google, Inc.):

Inside the school building. In 2011, this building was held the presentation of diplomas, as evidenced by the remaining banner. (© Google, Inc.):