Most people who like to travel with our family does have been to Italy before in the past because that is just one of those must visit places that everyone has on top of their list. It was on our list for sure and we first visited the most famous cities like Rome, Venice, Verona etc. However, only after few years, we heard about the hidden beauty of this country that not many people actually know about and we were very interested and excited to go again. This time, we went to a place in Italy that is not that famous as Venice and you haven’t even head about it most likely. The city that I am talking about is called Craco and it is one of the most breath-taking cities that we have been to. Before you even consider traveling here, I must tell you why this is such a unique city.
This city has been abandoned completely after an earthquake in 1980. Of course, the earthquake itself wasn’t the only reason why people had to be evacuated, other natural disasters also didn’t allow people to continue their lives here. If you are interested in hearing more about the history, then you should visit this city because it is a very stunning place that cannot be compared to anything else.
Even if you are a person who is traveling all the time to different major cities, you will love going here because it is a completely different feeling that you haven’t felt before. I can best describe it like walking into a ghost city where nobody lives. Of course, I don’t want to scare you off, there are no ghosts or anything like that, just the feeling of being in a city where people don’t live anymore, they have simply abandoned their homes. Forgotten is definitely not a word that you want to use to describe this city, it may be abandoned, and nobody wants to live there, but it surely isn’t forgotten that I can tell you.
Because it is an abandoned city, it is becoming more and more popular by each year as a tourist attraction. I personally believe that people will never forget about this city as long as it stays up. I strongly recommend that you do visit this place because it will be one of those things that you won’t forget in your life.
Some people are afraid to visit this city simply because they think that it is not safe to be in. after all, people have been evacuated from there for a good reason, but this shouldn’t be the reason why you don’t want to go there. Of course, you have to be careful all the time that you are there and try staying on the main road because that is the safest route that you can take. All the buildings and homes that are there are not recommended to tourists because they can collapse at any time.