Top 10 haunted places in the world

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Ghosts have been a common topic of our day to day stories and movies. But imagine a day when the horror movie you saw last night comes true…you see a ghost! Yes, there are places with strange paranormal activities and unexplained incidents. This time we searched the world’s most extreme and most interesting haunted places to visit.

 

10. Lawang Sewu, Indonesia

 

 

Lawang Sewu was designed by Cosman Citroen, from the firm of J.F. Klinkhamer and B.J. Quendag. It was designed in New Indies Style, an academically-accepted term for Dutch Rationalism in the Indies.The former railway building (and World War II prison) is believed to be the most haunted place in Indonesia. Among the many ghosts that have been reported here, the most popular spirit is the Dutch woman, headless spirits, and a kuntilanak (a female vampiric ghost in Malaysian and Indonesian mythology).

 

9. Gettysburg Battlefield, Pennsylvania

 

 

The Gettysburg Battlefield is the area of the July 1–3, 1863, military engagements of the Battle of Gettysburg within and around the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.The battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the Civil War, so it’s no wonder why the area seems to be teeming with paranormal energy. Many visitors have reported to have seen apparitions of Civil War soldiers wandering the fields.

 

8. Hoia Baciu Forest, Romania

 

 

This forest is considered the most haunted in the world. Visitors often report intense feelings of anxiety and the feeling of being watched while traveling through the forest, and some of the most common sightings include ghosts, unexplained apparitions, faces appearing in photographs that were not visible with the naked eye, and even some UFOs.

 

7. Forbidden City, Beijing

 

 

Many people would not assume the Forbidden City, located in the center of modern Beijing, would be haunted, but ghost hunters who are interested in local lore know better. One apparition that was first reported in the 1940s is of a woman in white who can be heard sobbing in the halls of the palace. The Forbidden City is a palace complex in central Beijing, China. The former Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty.

 

6. The Catacombs, Paris

 

 

The Catacombs of Paris are underground ossuaries in Paris, France, which hold the remains of more than six million people in a small part of a tunnel network built to consolidate Paris’ ancient stone mines. The Paris Catacombs is truly one of the spookiest places in the world, with hundreds of miles of tunnels that served as a burial ground for Parisians in the 1700s. Official tours happen regularly, so it’s an excellent Halloween destination.

 

5. Akershus Festning, Norway

 

 

This medieval castle that served as a defensive stronghold for the city of Oslo, and is rumored to be the most haunted place in Norway. The most popular sightings include a demon dog named Malcanisen that’s said to guard the gates to the castle and the ghost of a woman with no facial features named Mantelgeisten, often seen within the castle, walking back towards her chamber.

 

4. Winchester Mystery House, California

 

 

The Winchester Mystery House is a mansion in San Jose, California, that was once the personal residence of Sarah Winchester, the widow of firearm magnate. After the death of her husband, Sarah commissioned this dizzying labyrinth of a house in order to keep safe from vengeful spirits killed by her husband’s guns. The home has four stories, 160 rooms, 10,000 window panes, and 47 stairways — some of which go to nowhere at all.

 

3. Bhangarh Fort, India

 

 

If you think you need to spend a huge amount to have that horror experience…don’t worry! You can have enough of that in India itself. The Bhangarh Fort is a 17th-century fort built in the Rajasthan, state of India. It was built by Bhagwant Das for his younger son Madho Singh. Two hundred miles from Delhi, this abandoned fortress sticks out in the middle of the desert. Legend has it that a sorcerer cast a curse on the area after being rejected by a local princess.The fort and its precincts are well preserved.

 

2. Lizzie Borden House, Massachusetts

 

 

This allegedly haunted bed and breakfast is the sight of a gruesome and highly publicized murder that occurred in 1892. Although she was acquitted, Lizzie Borden was suspected of killing her father and stepmother with a hatchet in the unassuming home. Since then, guests have reported all manner of strange sightings in the house.

 

1. St. Augustine Lighthouse, Florida

 

 

Loved the haunted movie series “The Ring”? Then, this one is for you! The St. Augustine Light Station is an active lighthouse in St. Augustine, Florida. The current lighthouse stands at the north end of Anastasia Island and was built in 1874; it is the most recent of a number of towers built in the area. This lighthouse became infamous during the Civil War when the light was removed to disrupt Union shipping — also to many tragic results. However, visitors have reported to have seen a friendly ghost of a lighthouse keeper there.

 

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