urban exploration

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urban exploration

n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) a recreational activity in which people explore derelict urban structures such as abandoned sewers or underground railways or attempt to access areas which are closed to the public such as the roofs of skyscrapers
Often shortened to: urbex
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An orphaned brother and sister in foster care transform an abandoned hotel into luxury accommodation for stray dogs.
Campbell abducted her in the middle of the night before raping and murdering her in the grounds of an abandoned hotel.
An abandoned hotel in Platres was badly damaged by a fire early on Thursday morning.
The property manager of a 360,000-square-foot abandoned hotel and training and convention center near Lisle agreed several years ago to allow Toerpe, after a liquidation sale, to go through the building and salvage "anything that could help anyone" if the facility ever closed.
"Luckily it is an abandoned hotel otherwise it would have been a disaster." Policemen at the scene also confirmed there were no injures as a result of the fire.
It was a truly bizarre moment, to be in a seemingly removed place, in an abandoned hotel on top of a mountain in the north of Italy, and all my family is at home.
While hooking up with her best friends ex-boyfriend, she accidentally starts the abandoned hotel on fire, trapping a stranger inside.
The residents of the Maua building, an abandoned hotel that lay empty for 17 years, moved in 10 years ago and lovingly renovated it to create a vibrant community hub.
The residents of the Maua building, an abandoned hotel that lay empty for 17 years, moved in ten years ago and lovingly renovated it to create a vibrant community hub.
This once abandoned hotel, now a packed shelter for children of all ages.