Incredible photos show how a Chinese ghost town has been reclaimed by nature

houtouwan ghost village

  • The fishing village of Houtouwan has been deserted for more than 20 years.
  • It has just five residents left, and most of its buildings are now covered by greenery.
  • Scroll down to see what the village looks like.

A remote fishing village in China has become so abandoned that all its buildings have succumbed to nature.

Drone photos taken over Houtouwan, located on the eastern Chinese island of Shengshan, showed the village’s buildings completely covered in ivy and worn down by roots, rain, vines, and wind.

Some of the structures even have flowers growing from them.

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Source : BusinessInsider.Com

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