Paranormal activity, demonic presences, bone-chilling screams, and so much more are said to permeate the grounds of the haunted places around the world. Here we bring you some of the spookiest places on the planet that might test your bravery.
Poveglia Island, Italy
Poveglia is uninhabited. Bell towers clang, eerie moans, and screams supposedly echo from across the waters. Poveglia was used as a burial ground for plague victims. Both dead and barely alive bodies were burned, buried, or left to rot.
Highgate Cemetery, England
The highlight of this Victorian and Egyptian influenced cemetery remains the overgrown West Cemetery–only accessible by guided tour–where a maze of paths leads to a circular ring of tombs topped by an imposing cedar tree. There are many ghost legends about this place. people have seen ghostly figures here.
Aokigahara Forest, Japan
Long associated with the ghosts of the dead in Japanese literature and folklore, this forest on hardened lava became known in recent years as “the suicide forest.” Signs at some trailheads now advertise help-line information to hikers. A spooky environment always exist in this location.
Paris Catacombs, France
To alleviate the burden of the city’s overflowing cemeteries, the bones of more than six million people now lie in the cavernous tunnels beneath the French capital. Many of these remains have been stacked into elaborate patterns, visible to travellers wishing to explore the Parisian underworld.
Island of Dolls, Mexico
Discarded dolls in various stages of deterioration hang from trees across this island in Mexico’s Lake Xochimilco. Originally hung to ward off the spirit of a drowned child, the dolls have since become a popular attraction for travellers’ brave enough to make the journey.