Are you a very curious person? Are you brave? Do you want to believe that there are ghosts in the world? Youtubers often go to some haunted places to explore, and they want to know if there are real ghosts (souls) there. Many people like more exciting ghost stories, and a series of movies about ghost stories are also more popular. And have you been to those terrible places in the world? Known as a haunted area, I don’t think you’ve been to it before, so I’ll introduce the 20 most terrifying haunted places in the world, and those who are brave may wish to try it. Let’s take a look!
1) EASTERN STATE PENITENTIARY, PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES
Former Prison in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. EASTERN STATE PENITENTIARY built in 1829.
2) WAVERLY HILLS SANITORIUM – KENTUCKY, UNITED STATES
Waverly Hills was originally a two-story wooden Building that was opened in 1910, however, the building you see today was constructed in 1926.
3) MONTE CRISTO HOMESTEAD – NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA
it was Built in 1885. From the time of its construction up to 1948.
4) CASTLE OF GOOD HOPE – CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
The Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town, South Africa was Built in the 17th century by the Dutch East India Company.
5) THE TOWER OF LONDON – LONDON, ENGLAND
It was originally Built in 1078 by William the Conqueror and has served a major role in the history of England ever since.
6) ANCIENT RAM INN, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND
Built in 1145, the Ancient Ram Inn is believed to be the most haunted house in the entire British Isles, and perhaps the most haunted house in the world.
7) FORT GEORGE, THE CITADEL, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA
Labelled as Canada’s most haunted historic site,Built in 1749.
8) BANFF SPRINGS HOTEL, ALBERTA, CANADA
The Banff Springs hotel in Alberta Canada, was Built over 125 years ago by the Canadian Pacific Railway, as a luxury stop off point for train travelers.
9) CHÂTEAU DE BRISSAC, MAINE-ET-LOIRE, FRANCE
Originally Built in the 11th century as a castle by the Counts of Anjou, Château de Brissac was rebuilt in 1502, by Charles II, Duke of Brissac, who gave it its name.
10) BORGVATTNET (THE HAUNTED VICARAGE) SWEDEN
Borgvattnet is a small village in Jämtland County, Northern Sweden. It’s renowned for having one of the most haunted houses in Sweden, The Old Vicarage, which was Built in 1876.
11) BABENHAUSEN BARRACKS – HESSE, GERMANY
In the town of Babenhausen, a with was allegedly burned at the stake sometime in the 19th century. Her ghost is said to have seduced and killed several German soldiers.
12) LAWANG SEWU – SEMARANG, INDONESIA
Lawang Sewu (meaning “Thousand Doors”) was Built in 1917 by the Dutch East Indian Railway Company.
13) POVEGLIA ISLAND, ITALY
Inhabited since 421, when mainlanders fled to seek refuge from the invaders, Poveglia’s population began to dwindle centuries later, and by the 14th century, the island was completely abandoned.
14) ISLAND OF THE DOLLS – XOCHIMILCO, MEXICO
Located on Lake Teshuilo in Xochimilco nr Mexico City, the island La Isla de la Munecas (The Island of the Dolls) is certainly one of the strangest haunted locations in our list.
15) EDINBURGH CASTLE – EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
The site on which Edinburgh Castle sits has a history dating back to the Iron Age.
16) AKERSHUS FORTRESS – OSLO, NORWAY
Built around 1300, Akershus Fortress (aka Akershus Castle) is a medieval castle that served as a defensive stronghold for the city of Oslo.
17) OLD CHANGI HOSPITAL – CHANGI, SINGAPORE
The Old Changi Hospital is a former hospital in Changi, Singapore. It was Built back in 1935 as part of the old Changi military base.
18) ST AUGUSTINE LIGHTHOUSE – FLORIDA, USA
St. Augustine lighthouse (Built in 1974) is an active lighthouse and museum in St. Augustine, Florida.
19) THE QUEEN MARY HOTEL – CALIFORNIA, USA
The Queen Mary Hotel is a former ocean liner that sailed primarily in the North Atlantic during the 1930’s to 1960’s. Since the 1970’s the liner has been run as a hotel in Long Beach, California.
20) MARY KING’S CLOSE – EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
Mary King’s close is an underground warren of streets and dwellings. It was once a thriving trade area where Edinburgh’s tradesmen used to live and work, however, in 1645 the close was believed to have been abandoned after an outbreak of the plague.