Horror scares the shit out of a person but attracts as well. Remember watching Horror movies like Grudge, Insidious and conjuring? Even the imagination of the scenes of these horror movies gives you Goosebumps.
Many of us always tend to investigate about paranormal activities of the Haunted world and then a series like ‘The Haunting’ amplifies our investigative insights. Through this article, let’s walk into the list of top 10 most haunted places in the world.
The HAUNT-down begins:
10) Gettysburg Battlefield-US
The land of Gettysburg has been the witness of the bloodiest Battle in the history of US. This Civil War, held in 1863, saw the slaughter of more than 7500 soldiers.The tourists and the nearby residents report the sightings of these dead soldiers whose spirits are still present in the field to fight the battle in the delusion of being alive.
Sounds of the gun, moans of injuries and frightening screams can still be heard in and around the area.
Many undergo this spooky environment, so you need to be cautious visiting this place.
9) The Joelma Building in Sao Paulo
1st February 1974 is marked as the Black Friday in the history of Brazil, when one of the elevated building with 25 stories in Sao Paulo, turned down into ashes in a few hours because of the fire flames in which more than 179 people died miserably. It’s said that 13 people who were trying to escape through the elevator got burnt because of the excessive heat and fused partially on the walls that their bodies couldn’t even be separated. This scariest place is now repaired and reopened as ‘Edifício Praça da Bandeira’ but reportedly, the residents still see the souls of these 13 people in the same elevator. People have even seen the scary ghosts walking down the staircases.
8) Aokigahara, Japan
Eighth spot in the list of top 10 most haunted places in the world is occupied by Aokigahara, which is a forest located in the Northwest region of Mount Fuji, Japan. According to the Japanese mythology, this forest is possessed with Demons, who hypnotize the visitors of the haunted forest to commit suicide. Every year, reportedly 70 bodies/corpse is found from this dense forest.
7) Three kings church Goa, India
This church in cansaulim is located 15 km away from the south Goa, witnessed the death of three Portuguese kings, for power and greed. There could still be felt, a strong presence of their spirits who never rested in peace. The eerie of the haunted souls can be sensed by the visitors.
6) Island of Dolls-Xochimilco, Mexico
Island of Dolls in Mexico is number six in the list of top 10 most haunted places in the world. It’s said that the ghost of a young girl, who died in some mysterious circumstances on the island, haunts the visitors through the hanging dolls. Tourists have reported the whispering of Dolls and so this is one of the most haunted places, you can ever dare to visit.
5) The White house-USA
The very famous ‘White House’ is said to be haunted by many spirits, right from the servants who worked there to the Officials who died. The most frequently seen is the ghost of the former President Abraham Lincoln, who was assassinated in 1865.Abraham’s bedroom and the fireplace have been reported as the top haunted places in the world.
4) Waverly Hills Sanatorium-Kentucky, United states
Waverly hills, a former tuberculosis hospital holds the topmost position in the scariest and most haunted places in America. Built in 1926, this massive construction saw the death of 6000 patients due to ‘White plague’. According to the Ghost stories investigators, the groaning sound and movements of the dead patients could be observed by the visitors.
3) Edinburgh Castle-Edinburgh, Scotland
The History of Scotland reports, Edinburgh castle as the most haunted places on the European land. One of the researches proves that visitors have been often observing frightening experiences with the spirits of the French prisoners from the seven years war to American Revolutionaries from the Warzone. Investigators have also recorded the sounds of the phantom piper, drummers etc.
2) Bhangarh, Rajasthan, India
Bhangarh Fort has the scariest history and stand second in the list of top 10 most haunted places in the world. As reported by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), nobody came back who stayed at night. The fort is said to be cursed by a magician, the reason being Ajab Singh, the Grandson of Madho Singh, who extended the palace to such heights that it has crossed the forbidden limit.
1) Amityville House, New York
The Haunt for lives initialized, when Ronald Defeo killed his entire family (mother, father and four siblings) on Nov 14th, 1974. The Horror started when the Lutz family shifted there with their four children, knowing about its tragic past of 112 Ocean Avenue, Amityville. Soon the family started observing mysterious footsteps, voices, whispers, banging of the doors and permeating smell. Though the couple died in their own death, but the investigators are still deriving new conclusions from the story.