Ever since I visited a “secret” decommissioned nuclear bunker as a child I’ve always been fascinated by derelict and hidden subterranean places which give off such a strong atmosphere of adventure and mystery. A recent article on PingMag about Japan’s surreal underground tunnels got me thinking about this again and as it turns out there’s a tonne of information to be found on the Internet about this peculiarly fascinating subject…

Tokyo Underground

Central Circular Shinjuku Route, Yoyogi Shield © Joe Nishizawa

  • Underground History – amazing wealth of detailed information about disused stations on London’s underground.
  • Subterranea Britannica – a society devoted the the study and investigation of man-made and man-used underground places in the UK & Europe.
  • Infiltration – the zine about going places you’re not supposed to go! Mainly focused on the US & Canada. Mentioned on RW before.
  • Russos – incredible photos from industrial sites in Russia. These pages are particularly good and not to be missed: (1) (2) (3) (4).

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