Science denies facts of the most haunted places in the world, but also, there are certain scientific shreds of evidence of the presence of paranormal forces. No matter how much we all love Halloween, the idea of facing the presence of some unearthly creatures can make anyone’s blood run cold. Haunted, spooky, ghostly, jinxed are some of the words that get us petrified. Imagine reading or visiting some haunted place or experiencing something paranormal.
Can we all accept that any of these are enough to scare the daylight out of someone? On various platforms, there is a list of places under the badge of most haunted places in the world. Some places are just blinded by superstitions and delusions. Thinking about if there is something like ghosts that exists is perceptional. Someplace that is lonely with some violent past is considered to be haunted by the tormented souls of those who have already departed. In support of this, some people agree of having experienced the presence of something that seemed supernatural and ambiguous.
In almost all the countries of the world, there are places which are termed as haunted or mysterious places. Some of those have witnessed the paranormal activities happening there, while others are just products of rumors or myths. There is a list of places out of which some could support the presence of spine-chilling haunts.
10 Most Haunted Places Of The World Are:
- ISLAND OF THE DOLLS, MEXICO
- CITY OF THE DEAD, RUSSIA
- THE WARREN OCCULT MUSEUM, USA
- SCREAMING TUNNEL, CANADA
- AOKIGAHARA FOREST, JAPAN
- BHANGARH FORT, INDIA
- MYRTLES PLANTATION, USA
- CASTLE OF GOOD HOPE, SOUTH AFRICA
- DRAGSHOLM SLOT, DENMARK
- TEATRO TAPIA, PUERTO RICO
Island Of The Dolls, Mexico
This place is located to the south of the city of Mexico. This island is full of dolls of various sizes and colors, hanging across trees and buildings covered with cobwebs and insects. The island was owned by Don Julian Santana Barrera. He started experiencing some haunted activities after a girl lost her life by drowning on the banks of the Santampachinampas. As a result, he placed dolls with the idea that they would scare the soul of this young girl. Later in 2001, Julian died of a heart attack. This is one of the haunted towns of the world.
City Of The Dead, Russia
This place is located outside the remote Russian village of Dargavs. This place was originally an ancient burial ground and contains remains of more than 10,000 people. It is often said that some of the people lie there externally with clothes and other belongings. The locals confess to having heard some mysterious voices and believe if anyone dares to go there wouldn’t return alive. The historical facts about this place are still unclear. But today, the place comprises remarkable medieval curved-roof crypts, with preserved corpses inside. Many visitors visit this place to have a look at this well-preserved medieval architecture. But this is also considered as one of the haunted towns and mysterious places of the world.
The Warren Occult Museum, USA
This place is located in Monroein Connecticut. The story behind this museum reveals when an American paranormal investigator couple- Edward Warren Miney and Lorraine Rita Warren investigated haunted objects in the museum. However, they were told that their Raggedy Ann Doll was possessed by some girl named Annabelle. So, that doll is still preserved in this museum. Also, the series of Annabelle is inspired by this doll. However, the house they stayed in is considered a haunted house today!
Screaming Tunnel, Canada
This tunnel is in Ontario and is located under the railway track from Toronto to New York. The history behind this haunted place suggests that there was a girl who lost her life inside this tunnel after her house caught fire. It is also believed that if anyone lights fire inside the tunnel, the fire dies out and the girl’s spirit screams. This place continues to be among the scariest places on the earth.
Aokigahara Forest, Japan
This place is also known as the Sea of Trees or Japan’s Suicide Forest and is considered among the creepiest places in the world. However, the reason behind this is that the forest has been witnessing a large number of suicides over a decade. Almost 100 suicides happen here every year. It is believed that the souls of those who have died here haunt this place. The Japanese tragic novel ‘KuroiJakai’ displayed how a heartbroken lover kills himself within this Sea of Trees. To follow this tradition, another story ‘The Complete Suicide Manual’ displayed Aokigahara as the perfect place to die. So, the tradition of suicides at Aokigahara Forest traces back from here.
Bhangarh Fort, (Rajasthan India)
This place is located at Alwar in Rajasthan. The locals around the fort have claimed to have heard some ghosts scream, and the sounds of women crying. They have also reported about the sound of bangles with some unusual noises of music and dances. History claims about this city having cursed for being roofless by some ‘Guru’. Other stories also claim how this fort was destroyed by the Mughals by killing all the residents of this town. It is believed that the curses of those who were killed, don’t let anyone live in this fort or the towns nearby. This fort is open for visitors during the daytime. But if anyone violates the rules by entering in after the given time, legal actions are taken. Also, this place is among the Top 10 scariest places in the world.
Myrtles Plantation, USA
This place is located in St. Francisville, which is to the north of New Orleans. People have reported spotting the ghosts at this site after the murder of 10 people in this mansion. Today, this place offers accommodation for tourists. A girl named Chloe, who had her ear cut off by her lover, appears wearing a green turban and stares at the visitors till they are asleep. Another girl known as ‘The Ghost Girl’ appears to be peering through the window. It is also considered to be a haunted house.
Castle Of Good Hope, South Africa
The place is located in Cape Town. It was built in the 17th century by the Dutch East India Company. This building is considered the oldest building in South Africa. A tall gentleman was spotted jumping off from the castle’s walls and a lady was seen running through the castle holding her face. Later a woman’s body was found during the excavation. This place is one of the most haunted places, too.
Dragsholm Slot, Denmark
One of the oldest monuments, built-in 1215, and also known as the Dragsholm Castle. It is believed that this castle is home to almost 100 ghosts. People also said that this place includes the ghost of the husband of Mary Queen of Scotts and the Earl of Bothwell. Today, the castle has been transformed into a luxurious hotel. Visitors have claimed to spot the ghosts too, making this place one among the world’s scariest place.
TeaTro Tapla, Puerto Rico
This place is located in San Juan and was built in 1854. This place had been a center for the city’s cultural functions. However, the stalls behind have reported spotting the spirit of an actress, who accidentally died during her performance. She is sometimes even heard singing from the stage. Also, many times, the doors backstage have got locked and slammed from inside. This place witnesses frequent opera and ballet performances, but the paranormal incidents have made this place a haunted site.
However, the reality about spotting the ghosts and experiencing some paranormal events is arguable. But the fact of these places, and the scientific pieces of evidence found by various scientists and historians cannot be neglected too.