I traveled to Italy to create a project that narrates the stories of various abandoned places throughout this country.

Turning your own city it's not difficult to discover many neglected, unique houses. I decided to examine and revive the glory of Italian architecture by photographing villas, churches, castles, and hospitals, which were abandoned by all, even by memories.

I have embarked on some extensive travels throughout Italy, looking for places full of stories, unique interior designs; places that have been inhabited and then left to oblivion, to the domain of dust.

The result has left me shocked. I could not imagine the charm and beauty of some of these haunted houses I've discovered along the way.

Houses still furnished, where you can almost hear the sounds of the past lives. Large frescoed rooms that give a sense of glory and majestic evenings. And abandoned psychiatric hospitals, full of emotions and experiences of the distinctly different spectrum.

It's hard to put into words the emotions that pervade when I cross the threshold of these places. I created this cool photo project in order to transmit to viewers a feeling of awe, wonder, and surprise, all mixed with a turmoil of sadness. Then these sites will come back to life, only in our imagination.

More info: eleonoracosti.com

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Night Owl
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2 years ago

Wow!

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Night Owl
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I'd like to sit there with a book.

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Night Owl
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2 years ago (edited)

The paintings are not bad. I wonder how come they didn't fade or get covered in more dust.

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Last Hurrah
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I'm surprised the TV still works! And who's watching it?

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Night Owl
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You can still see how beautiful the room was.

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Alib
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Italy apparently has a lot of abandoned prams...

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sharron lynn parsons
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2 years ago

A second look at these photos, extremely interesting, good photographer !!!

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Dorothy Berry-Lound
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2 years ago

I be there are a few good finds in those piles!

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Jean van der Merwe
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The chairs and couch are really very elegant. A good clean and they’ll look great in the most modern apartment.

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Amanda Wilson
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The pram is still beautiful as is the room

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sharron lynn parsons
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2 years ago

Sad, many lovely things left behind !!!

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sharron lynn parsons
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The workmanship done on the doors, very nice !!!

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sharron lynn parsons
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A very unusual room, a true antique piano, beautiful !!!

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Melanie Remele
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CREEPY.😵

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sharron lynn parsons
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I want that pram, they no longer make nice ones !!!

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Susan Urbanczyk
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Ell, you have such a beautiful eye for mood and lighting.

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