Why it was abandoned, a tavern overlooking the beautiful Greek sea

In January 2010, the European Commission pointed out statistical deficiencies, which surfaced the deterioration of Greece's financial situation and

called for the 'Greek crisis .' It is said that the default of government debt is unavoidable in Greece, but the domestic unemployment rate was 15.9% in the first quarter of 2011 and 30.9% for young people aged 15 to 29, almost 3 It is a dire situation where one in a person is unemployed.

The photo below is a very beautiful bar that has been abandoned in a superb location overlooking the Aegean Sea under such circumstances.

Guli.lt --Magic 'Magic sunset' pool bar, Santorini, Thira, Greece | Guli.lt --abandoned places by Simonas Šileika

Santorini, which belongs to the Cyclades Islands on the Aegean Sea. It is one of the most popular resorts on the Greek island.

Santorini is known for its traditional house style, which is made by hollowing out the slopes of cliffs horizontally, and the vibrant buildings with white walls form a beautiful landscape.

Among them, the abandoned bar with a pool 'MAGIC SUNSET' is built in a wonderful position overlooking the Aegean Sea from a corner of the cliff.

The entrance to 'MAGIC SUNSET'.

The door is closed and locked with a chain.

The view from the stairs down to the pool is truly spectacular.

Until a few years ago, it was still possible to drink while watching the sunset over the Aegean Sea at this bar.

The bar also overlooks the beautiful city of Santorini.

The tourism industry's revenue in Greece was $ 111.6 million in 1995, $ 177.25 million in 2000, and $ 296.37 million in 2004, when the Athens Olympics were held. Was continuing.

A dead pigeon left in the aisle. It's a beautiful building, but it's abandoned and no one seems to care for it.

A passage where materials and furnishings are left unattended.

Even the high-class shelves are left covered with dust.

Is it a power room? The equipment is also left as it is.

The signs that would have been displayed in the storefront and inside the store at the time of business are still beautiful.

The floor where chairs are left in an empty space.

The Ministry of Tourism was re-established in 2004 by the government, which believed that the number of tourists would continue to increase after the Athens Olympics. With offices set up in various parts of Greece to provide guidance services, 16.5% of the employers at that time were involved in the tourism industry in some way.

A window that has been broken and left open.

The cashier is left at the counter.

Although the number of tourists has been steadily increasing since the establishment of the Ministry of Tourism, the tourism industry will be hit hard by the impact of

the 2007 global financial crisis.

A long chair placed by the window.

According to a report from the Japanese Embassy in Greece, overall tourism revenues fell 9.1% year-on-year in 2009. In 2010, due to the effects of protest demonstrations in Athens and strike activities by truck drivers, the situation continues to be difficult, down 8.2% from the previous year.

The window glass is shabby.

There are cracks on the wall around the elevator.

The door leading to the terrace.

When you step out onto the terrace, you will have a wonderful view.

The pool overlooking the terrace is dry.

Donkeys passing in front of 'MAGIC SUNSET'.

The Greek tourism industry, which is said to be one of the three major sources of income, including the shipping industry and remittances by immigrants, is in a difficult situation, and tourist facilities such as hotels and swimming pools are at the crossroads of life and death.

The photos in this article were taken by Lithuanian photographer Simonas Sileika. Sileika has visited various ruins in addition to Greece and recorded her appearance on film. You can see Sileika's work from the site below.


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