60 Top Most Scariest, Haunted and Mysterious places in the World
This is a list of some of the most haunted places
in the World. If you feel the list is incomplete suggest your
candidate for a mysterious and haunted place.
1. Waverly Hills Sanatorium
Waverly Hills is a huge abandoned sanatorium situated
in Kentucky. It was opened to quarantine and care for patients that
contracted tuberculosis. Thousands of people died from this deadly
disease. Needless to say there is plenty of stories about spirits
that probably never left the walls of the hospital. It is one of the
most haunted locations in the World.
San Lucas Prison is situated on an island. It was
opened in 1873 and closed in 1991. It saw plenty of violence through
its history. Some believe the site is haunted by several ghosts
including a priest who murdered in church, inmates who were executed
by a Costa Rican dictator and many others. The most famous ghost is
that of a woman who was gang raped and killed. It is believed that
the blood of a murdered woman was used to draw her impression on a
wall of a barrack where it happened.
Poveglia Island is an abandoned piece of land in the
Venice lagoon. In the medieval period it was used by citizens of
Venice to quarantine people who contracted Black Death or Plague in
their futile attempts to save the population of the whole city.
Thousands of unfortunate victims were buried in mass graves on the
territory of the Island. Later it was turned into an asylum, but
dark history did not end here. Many patients were tortured by
medical staff, some were killed. One of the worst doctors on the
Poveglia Island eventually jumped to his death. Although some eye
witnesses of the apparent suicide claim that he was pushed by some
dark entity. Whatever might the case Poveglia Island is considered
one of the most haunted places not only in Italy, but all of Europe.
Glenn Dale Hospital was constructed in 1934 to
isolate and treat patients with tuberculosis. Before the invention
of antibiotics little could be done to save people so Glenn Dale
Hospital became a holding place for people who died here.
North Brother Island is an abandoned hospital near
New York City complex that is claimed to be haunted by spirits of
its former patients as well as those those who died on during fire
in ironclad General Slocum. It is also the last residence place for
infamous Typhoid Mary, asymptomatic woman who carried Typhoid-
causing bacteria. She caused so many deaths in families where she
worked she was compulsory forced to live on the island for the rest
of her live.
Axe Murders House in Villisca, Iowa is a famous site of a gruesome
murder of the whole family that occurred here on
June 10, 1912. It is one of most famous cold cases of mass
murder in an American history. Despite lengthy investigation and
many suspects the killer (or killers) of a Moore family and two
Stillinger girls was not discovered. The house was constructed
in 1868 and in 1903 Josiah and Sarah Moore moved here to expand
is located in Spring City in a state of
Pennsylvania, United States. Pennsylvania Legislature authorized funds
to construct a large complex that became known as Eastern Pennsylvania
State Institution for the Feeble-Minded and Epileptic. It seems that Pennhurst
an inspiration for all Horror movies. It is a huge
complex interconnected with underground passages. It saw plenty
of cruel and inhumane treatments of patients. And of course it
is considered one of the most haunted places in United States.
Full body apparitions, strange noises and voices in the empty
halls. And most disturbing are attacks of the living by unseen
entities that leaves claw marks and visible bruises.
A town of Bodie in California was named after Waterman S. (Bill)
Bodey who discovered large gold deposit north of Mono Lake in 1859.
Unfortunately for him a winter storm caught him off guard and he froze to
death. A mining camp on the gold mine site was named after him. Today it is
one of the best preserved ghost town in United States with many
houses, churches, bars that still contain furniture, old cars and
other items in place.
Vulture Mine is an abandoned ghost town located in
Maricopa County in a state of Arizona, USA. The town was originally
found in 1863. It started off a village of gold miners and attracted
over 5000 people here in search for fortunes. Some people it seems
didn't pass on and stayed on the grounds of their last residence.
Beelitz Military Hospital is located in Brandenburg in Germany.
It was constructed in 1898 under supervision of architect Heino Schmieden. Beelitz
Military Hospital complex covered an
area of over 200 ha and included about 60 buildings. One of the
most famous patients here was Adolf Hitler who stayed here after
getting wounded in World War I. Ironically after World War II it
became a military hospital for wounded soldiers and officers of the
Frangokastello Castle is
probably one of the most mysterious and haunted places in Greece and
all of the Europe. Frangokastello became most famous for ghostly
visions of the old battle that keep replaying by the walls of the
old fort annually in a strange ghostly show known as Drosoulites or
Oradour-sur-Glane is an
abandoned ghost town located in Haute-Vienne
department, Limousin region in the Western Central France. This small village
is famous for a horrific massacre that occurred here during
World War II. Some 642 of its residents were massacred by the SS troops as a
punishment for presumed support of the French resistance.
Revelation 8:11 "And the name of the star is
Wormwood: and the third part of the waters became bitter;
and many men died of the waters, because they were made bitter."
Now it might seem like a long shot to tie events on
the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant to some man who was imprisoned on a
island in the Aegean Sea centuries before the event have occurred.
However John of Patmos might have predicted this event long time
ago. The key is in the name of Chernobyl (Чернобыль).
This is a derivative of a Russian- Ukrainian word "chernobylnik" (чернобыльник).
This term describes a plant that is commonly found in the area. Its
English equivalent is (surprise, surprise) "wormwood".
is one of the largest man made underground systems in Moscow
Oblast as well as all of Russia. Its name is roughly translated
as "take off" or "cut off" as a reference to the white stone
that was extracted from here. Syani was used
as a quarry of white stone that was used by Grand Duke Dmitri Donskoi in his
construction of a first stone Kremlin in the late 14th century. In fact it
gave a nickname for Russian capital "white- stoned" (белокаменная).
During Soviet Rule it was used for executions of thousands of
people. Spirits of the murdered people are said to inhibit these
dark mysterious corridors.
Hunedoara Castle was used by János Hunyadi as a prison for
or Vlad III of Walachia better known as Vlad the Impaler (Dracula)
for 7 years. Obviously this fact gave the castle its mystiques and
numerous legends that surround it.
is an ancient archeological site situated South- East of modern day
Naples, Campania region in Italy. It
is one of most famous Roman cities largely due to its destruction then
volcano Vesuvius erupted and buried it under 20 meters (70 feet) of ash
and pumice thus preserving as it existed on August 24th 79 AD.
Angkor is a massive archaeological complex situated
near modern day Siem
Reap in Cambodia. One of its most notable structures Angkor Wat is
considered to be the largest religious structures in the World and
also it is portrayed on the flag of Cambodia. Its name is derived
from Khmer term that means "Holy City".
Nan Madol or a Venice of Micronesia is a massive archaeological site on
the Eastern coast of a Pohnpei island in the Federal States of Micronesia in
Madolenihmw district. Today Nan Madol archaeological park covers a total area of over
80 acres of water and islands. Although many local residents and tourists
alike claim that it is inhibited by spirits of people who once lived