With time, people forget about mesmerizing places that belong to the past. Different architectural structures that hold immense beauty get hidden in the world. But thankfully, there are people who are fascinated by abandoned places/things and they go exploring the world to unearth their beauty.

Self-taught artist-photographer Romain Thiery is also an enthusiast of forgotten places. He who now lives in Montpellier, South France, travels around the world exploring the hidden beauty of places that people consider dead. He captures every breathtaking place that he unravels. So today we bring you some of his amazing shots from his trips around Europe. Scroll down to have a look at the stunning abandoned places.

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#1 Mint Pastel, Italy

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#2 Staircase Turquoise, Poland

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#3 Casino, Romania

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#4 Palace, Italy

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#5 Green Marble, France

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His idea of exploring these abandoned places had hit his mind in 2008. After he discovered a small 19th-century castle in a small French town he was fascinated with what he had seen. “This was the day I held the idea and decided to set out on a quest to explore abandoned places and find these silent giants.” he shared on Bored Panda.

#6 Piemonte, Italy

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#7 Casino, Romania

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#8 Manicomio Di G, Italy

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#9 Luxury, Italy

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#10 Ballroom Turquoise, Germany

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At the same time, he is a piano lover. So he linked his two passions; piano and photography together in one project: ‘Requiem Pour Pianos’. His wish had been to find pianos before they get invisible and he has been successful in it. Since 2014 he had been able to discover over 100 pianos and he has visited more than 400 abandoned places around the world.

#11 White Castle, France

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#12 Zanelli, Italy

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#13 Golden Chapel, France

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#14 Castle, France

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#15 Casino, Italy

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His journey had not been an easy one. He googled abandoned places where he could find pianos and had visited those places that are located all around the world. His work is so amazing that he has won a number of awards for his great work.

#16 Villa Wege, Germany

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#17 Orfanotrofio, Italy

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#18 Villa Minette, Italy

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#19 Church, Germany

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#20 Ballroom, Germany

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