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Craco - The most beautiful abandoned town

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Craco in Southern Italy is one of the most fabulous abandoned places in the world and is often used as a shoot location for feature films and fashion photography. In the 1960s after various land slides and an earthquake the town of Craco was abandoned. The residents were rehoused in a new town a few kilometres away in the valley. Several of the buildings, palaces and churches remain intact complete with original features like shutters balustrades and frescoes. It is a photographers heaven. To see many wonderful photographs and portraits taken in the ruins and to read a bit more about this amazing place visit: http://www.prophotonut.com/2014/04/16/craco/