19 beautiful abandoned buildings in Croatia

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Abandoned buildings are fascinating. Hauntingly beautiful, they're crumbling relics of another time and an absolute joy to explore. Croatia is blessed with some fine examples of abandoned and nearly-forgotten buildings, from Yugoslav military strongholds to formerly lavish hotels. Here are 19 incredible abandoned places to explore. 

1) Tito's former hotel in Kupari 

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2) Dive into Haludovo Palace

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3) Brestovac Sanatorium once treated patients suffering from tuberculosis 

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4) The monument at Petrova Gora has been stripped of its metal fittings over time

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5) Brod Fortress on the Sava

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6) Vis island was once a Yugoslav military fortress

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7) Villa Rebar, formerly a Fascist estate, a 70's party hangout, and now abandoned 

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8) St Nicholas Fortress is now UNESCO listed

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 9) Political School Josip Broz Tito

10) Abandoned garage in Karlobag
11) Piramida Disco outside Pula

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12) Tučepi abandoned hotel 
13) Fort Punta Christo was built to defend Pula

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14) The worn runway at Željava Air Base

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15) Urbex in Zagreb

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16) Zagreb's empty buildings cast long shadows

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17) Krvavica, a 1963 children's health resort
18) The old factory in Krke 

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19) Goli otok, once a political prison, is now uninhabited

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