Photographer uncovers Italy’s most extraordinary abandoned buildings

An amateur photographer has spent the last four years scouring Italy for its most remarkable abandoned buildings.

During holidays from his home in the Netherlands, Roman Robroek, 30, took these eerie shots of deserted castles and churches up and down Italy.

Roman, a manager at an ICT service provider, has explored the Mediterranean area for spectacular architecture which has been left to rot.

Roman said: “In these photos I’ve tried to capture the beauty and the architecture of abandoned places in Italy.”

Places like these can be very old, carrying lots of history with them, and often a lot of craftsmanship went into constructing or decorating the building. (Caters News)

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Photographer uncovers Italy’s most extraordinary abandoned buildings

An amateur photographer has spent the last four years scouring Italy for its most remarkable abandoned buildings. (Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

Photographer uncovers Italy’s most extraordinary abandoned buildings

Roman Robroek, 30, has taken these eerie shots from deserted castles. (Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

Photographer uncovers Italy’s most extraordinary abandoned buildings

Robroek photographed churches up and down Italy on holidays from his home in the Netherlands. (Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

Photographer uncovers Italy’s most extraordinary abandoned buildings

Manager at an ICT service provider, Roman has explored the Mediterranean country for spectacular architecture that has been left to rot. (Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

Photographer uncovers Italy’s most extraordinary abandoned buildings

Roman said: “In these photos I’ve tried to capture the beauty and the architecture of abandoned places in Italy.” (Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

Photographer uncovers Italy’s most extraordinary abandoned buildings

“Places like these can be very old carrying lots of history with them.” (Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

Photographer uncovers Italy’s most extraordinary abandoned buildings

Often a lot of craftsmanship was involved into constructing or decorating the building. (Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

Photographer uncovers Italy’s most extraordinary abandoned buildings

“A lot of the buildings that I’ve seen in Italy have been decorated with beautiful paintings, drawings or fresco’s.” (Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

Photographer uncovers Italy’s most extraordinary abandoned buildings

“It’s stunning to see their level of detail and quality especially in abandoned buildings.” (Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

Photographer uncovers Italy’s most extraordinary abandoned buildings

“It just amazes me every time and I can’t get enough of seeing them.” (Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

Photographer uncovers Italy’s most extraordinary abandoned buildings

“Even after photographing abandoned buildings in Italy for over four years because every one is different.” (Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

Photographer uncovers Italy’s most extraordinary abandoned buildings

The gallery includes: A typical old Italian car standing in a garage in an extremely good condition; an abandoned castle. (Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

Photographer uncovers Italy’s most extraordinary abandoned buildings

A few beautiful abandoned churches. (Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

Photographer uncovers Italy’s most extraordinary abandoned buildings

Roman said: “The photo of the abandoned house where I’m standing on the balcony, overlooking the beautiful Italian landscape, is my personal favorite.” (Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

Photographer uncovers Italy’s most extraordinary abandoned buildings

An old operating room. (Photo: Roman Robroek/Caters News)

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