#RuinPorn, the latest Instagram travel trend

Sifting through the 7,000-plus examples of #RuinPorn on Instagram, you see the world's admiration for the beauty of decay. And while the trend of photographing abandoned stuff isn't new, the number of 'grammers sharing 'Ruin Porn' each day continues to grow. Here's how creepy, but alluring, photos of aging, man-made structures can be.

Instagram user Philadelphia Salvage

St. Bonaventure Church - Philadelphia, PA

SS United States
Instagram user Kate Jacobi

SS United States - Philadelphia, PA

theater doors
Instagram user Victrix

National Theatre - Detroit, MI

michigan central station
Instagram user inchicago

Michigan Central Station - Detroit, MI

heidelberg project
Instagram user Travis Feutz

The Heidelberg Project - Detroit, MI

bath house
Instagram user Adrian Mangiuca

Abandoned bath house - Location unknown, Europe

abandoned mansion
Instagram user trippybeth

Abandoned mansion - Kentucky

foosball table
Instagram user Dordinaire

Foosball Table - Detroit, MI

Instagram user Eric

Streetcar - Philadelphia, PA

abandoned bed room
Instagram user Oliver

Bedroom of an abandoned house - Neunkirchen, Germany

Instagram user Kim Buchholz

State Asylum catacombs - Traverse City, MI

amusement park
Instagram user Bentley Little

Amusement park in Tennessee

abandoned church
Instagram user Stephen Perteet

Abandoned church - Detroit, MI

dog by shack
Instagram user Greg Ceccherelli

Abandoned shack by the Starrucca Viaduct - Lanesboro, Pennsylvania

ferris wheel
Instagram user Justin

Ferris wheel - Chippewa Lake, Ohio

projects in car mirror
Instagram user Jennifer Vuong

Brewster-Douglass Housing Projects - Detroit, MI