Frankly, when I get time to surf net, I just go about checking out various travel destinations. Each time I do so, the list of places I wish to visit goes on increasing. There is actually a long list of amazing places wroth paying the visit. While there are many amazing travel destinations, there are lot many others that give you goosebumps.
Have you ever visited a place that gave you goosebumps and made you shiver? Yes, you guess is right, I am talking haunted places. Certainly, you have not added the most haunted places in the long list of places you wish to travel.
If ghost stories and horror movies interest you a great deal then this article is for you.
Take a tour of some of the most haunted places in the world.
This list contains the most famous haunted places in the world. The word of caution runs: Tour these haunted places at your own risk! This is a list of these haunted places is reportedly haunted by ghosts or has one or the other story to scare you.
1. Monte Cristo, New South Wales, Australia
Monte Christo Homestead is an historic Australian building located in the town of Junee, New South Wales. Constructed Christopher William Crawley, the local pioneer in 1885, it is a double-story late-Victorian manor standing on a hill overlooking the town.
Monte Cristo is claimed to be Australia’s most haunted house, with reports of ghostly figures, strange lights, invisible forcefields, phantom sounds and animal mutilations. Lot many tragic incidents took place in the property’s past including the murder of a caretaker in 1961 and the imprisonment of a mentally impaired man for many years in the dairy. It is said that a young child was fatally dropped down the stairs, a maid fell from the balcony, and a stable boy was burnt to death in the building and it is said that their ghosts haunt the place.
2. Bhangarh Fort, India
Bhangarh Fort is on way from Jaipur to Alwar in Rajasthan, India. According to a legend, Singhia, a black magic tantrik cursed the palace that everybody would die in the palace and their souls will stay there for centuries without rebirth. Each and every house out here is without roofs because whenever a house is built with roof, the roof collapses. Staying after sunset is strictly prohibited in this area.
3. Changi Beach, Singapore
The Changi Beach Park is a beach park located at the northeastern tip of Singapore. The 28-hectare Changi Beach Park is one of the oldest coastal parks in Singapore, retaining the kampung or village atmosphere of the 60′s and 70′s. Changi Beach is a popular hangout for overnight family picnics, especially on weekends.
Japanese during the Sook Ching massacre of The Second World War at Changi Beach tortured and killed thousands of Chinese during this operation as they were suspected of being anti-Japanese. Strange crying and screaming are reported by people. The heads of the Chinese dead bodies are sometimes seen flying everywhere and headless bodies walk around the beach. The ghosts leave blood stains. During nights people observe dug holes that appear as if they were used for burying bodies.
4. Berry Pomeroy Castle, Totness
Located about a mile north-east of the village of Berry Pomeroy, near Totnes, Devon, England, Berry Pomeroy Castle is one of the world’s most haunted places. It is said that there is at least one and possibly two supposed ghostly ladies haunting the castle, one called the White Lady and one called the Blue Lady. The Blue Lady is said to beckon for help from passers-by, luring them to her tower. If they go to her, it is said they fall to their death.
She is thought to have been the daughter of a Norman lord and is said to wander the dungeons mourning the loss of her baby, which she murdered as it was sired by her own father. The White Lady is said to haunt the dungeons, having been imprisoned there by her sister who was jealous of her beauty. She is thought it be Margaret Pomeroy.
5. Highgate Cemetery, North London, England
Highgate Cemetery is a cemetery located in north London, England. The cemetery is located on both sides of Swain’s Lane in Highgate, N6, next to Waterlow Park. By night, Highgate Cemetery is like something out of a horror movie. Eerie crooked gravestones, headless angles covered in ivy, dark overgrown passages between the tombs all make it very haunting and scary.
6. Ohio University, Athens, America
Ohio University is a public university located in the Midwestern United States in Athens, Ohio, situated on an 1,800-acre (7.3 km2) campus. Founded in 1804, it is the oldest university in the Northwest Territory and ninth oldest public university in the United States. The British Society for Psychical Research claims that Athens, Ohio is one of the most haunted places in the world.
Wilson Hall, famous for a girl (a supposed witch) killed herself moments after writing satanic and supernatural things on the wall in her own blood. The five cemeteries that form a pentagram that surrounds the campus, with the administrative building being in the center of the devil’s sign.
7. Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Scotland
Edinburgh Castle fortress dominates the skyline of the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, from its position atop the volcanic Castle Rock. Inside the empty halls and narrow streets of Edinburgh, there are the echoes of the dead. There are also reports of ghost dogs, a headless drummer, and the bodies of prisoners taken during the French seven-year war and the American War of Independence.
8. Dominican Hill, Baguio City, Philippines
During the World War II, refugees sought shelter in the walls of the architecture and it was bombed by the Japanese damaging the building and killing a number of people. It is said that people who died here despite having the hope to be alive turned into ghosts. The locals have heard the banging of doors, windows, clattering of dishes and screaming voices during night. There have also been the dightings of ‘White Lady’ in the vicinity.
9. Ancient Ram Inn, Gloucestershire, England
The Ancient Ram Inn is a Grade II listed building and a former pub located in Wotton-under-Edge, a market town within the Stroud district of Gloucestershire, England. It is believed to be one of the most haunted hotels in the country. The Inn has creaky floorboards, cold bare walls, musty smells and dimly lit nooks and crannies epitomise that all together give it a haunted look.
Murder, satanism and child sacrifice are few of the dark deeds said to have occurred here, and the Inn is built on a pagan burial ground.
10. Screaming Tunnel, Niagara Falls, Ontario
The Screaming Tunnel is a small limestone tunnel, running underneath what once was the Grand Trunk Railway lines, located in the northwest corner of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. A local legend recounts that the tunnel is haunted by the ghost of a young girl, who after escaping a nearby burning farm building with her clothing ablaze, died within its walls. In-fact there is different versions of the incident. The tunnel is haunted for the fact that it produces the sound of the young girl’s dying screams.
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