The oldest hotels in the world are scattered around the world. Having appeared in the form of inns at the crossroads of trade routes, they still delight guests with the centuries-old traditions of hospitality.
The oldest hotel in the world, which is listed in the Guinness Book of Records, is located in Japan and is called Hoshi Ryokan. The hotel appeared in 717 AD and to this day carefully preserves the traditional interior design. The hotel has been owned by the same family for forty-six generations.
Among European hotels, the Italian hotel Luna Baglioni stands out for its considerable age. It was founded in Venice in the distant XII century. Continue reading
Abandoned hotels, once blooming, luxurious and crowded, hosting guests from all over the world, now stand silently, quietly and desolate. Only the wind and rare adventurers break their silence. Abandoned due to various circumstances, they attract curious travelers with their mystery and unsolved mysteries.
Grossinger’s Catskill Resort Hotel is a ghost hotel located in New York State. Once it was a huge ski resort, where celebrities loved to come and train athletes. At its best, it occupied an area of 5 km2 with 35 buildings, had its own runway and post office. However, since the 1970s, the hotel has ceased to attract visitors and was closed in 1986.
Grossinger’s Catskill Resort Hotel
Abandoned are not only hotels, but entire resort areas. The most famous ghost resort is Varosha, Cyprus. Previously, it was a fashionable resort, where rich people and celebrities came to relax. Continue reading