Haunting photos reveal how locations from the 2004 Athens Olympic Games look like now

Hosting the Olympics is an incredible honour.

However, for such a huge even like that, a lot of money has to be spent to put on a good show for the world.

In 2004, Greece spent about US$15 billion (S$20,222,850,000) to bring the Olympic Games to Athens.

According to Acid Cow, looking at the locations 12 years later, it hardly seems like it was worth it.

See how the venues look now.