When humans leave a place they've built behind, nature has a habit of taking over again, producing some spectacular results.
From an abandoned mine to a tree-covered theme park, these are some locations where nature has definitely won the battle. Take a look at these photographs of places that would be awesome to explore.
1. Class dismissed — forever
The hallway of this old school, found by decay photographer Andre Govia, has almost become a swimming pool.
2. Abandoned coal mine
The spectacular abandoned coal mine of Hasard de Cheratte is being slowly engulfed by the hillside in Visè, Belgium.
3. Room service needed
Welcome to this hotel room in Germany — more nature than luxury.
Want to explore more eerie places? Visit one of these ghost towns.
4. Theme park with no lines
When nature takes over a theme park, the results are spectacular.
5. Haunted house
An overgrown house you probably wouldn't want to stay in overnight.
6. The gardener quit
Almost invisible within the trees, this house has succumbed to nature.
7. Bark bike
Natural growth has consumed this old bike, found in the woods off the Vashon Highway on Washington's Vashon Island.
8. Rooftop garden
This old mill covered in trees is found near the center of the Italian town of Sorrento, a great place to look down on.
9. Mining pools
The pools of the Osarizawa mine in Japan lie desolate after the facility closed in 1978.
10. The force is no longer with this building
This abandoned U.S. Air Force base sits in Tachikawa, Japan and is slowly being reclaimed by the jungle.