The abandoned city on the deserted island in the James Bond film Skyfall is a real place off Japan’s west coast per a report by the BBC.com.
Hashima Island, nicknamed Gunkanjima, was once a self-contained, elaborate city built on an island. Coal mining kept the town vital. When the coalmines shot down in 1974, most of the people lost their jobs and left the island within days.Click on the link in the report to see an incredible photo esasay about Hashima Island at Gakuranman.com.
That wild, abandoned island in Skyfall, the latest James Bond movie, is real and open to intrepid travellers. Hashima Island (better known by its nickname Gunkanjima), is located off the west coast of Japan. [Gakuranman]