Have you ever experienced any paranormal activity or came across a ghostly entity? From creaking mansions, isolated islands to ghost towns, there are many destinations in the world that will give you the creeps.
Check out the following haunted places and objects from all across the globe, but first turn on your lights because this is going to be a scary ride!
9. The Cursed Painting Named ‘The Hands Resist Him’
The haunted painting, ‘The Hands Resist Him’, has been terrifying people for more than a decade now. Many people find it impossible to look at the painting for more than 10 seconds. It first appeared on eBay in February 2000. According to the seller, the painting has some sort of a curse. Since then, it has been circulating around the world from one owner to another.
8. Mary King’s Close, Edinburgh, Scotland
Also known as ‘the street of sorrow’, Mary King’s Close is regarded as the world’s most haunted street since 17th century. The area is surrounded by swamps, marshes and bio-gases that create eerie lights and cause you to hallucinate. That’s not all. There have been rumors of spirits haunting as well.
7. Annabelle, The Doll Possessed by a Lying Demon
Have you seen the movie Annabelle? It is based on the actual events! The vintage Raggedy Ann doll is allegedly possessed by a demonic spirit of a seven year old girl called Annabelle Higgins who tried to strangle her owners to death. Currently, the doll is locked in a glass box at The Warren’s Occult Museum in Monroe, Connecticut. If you ever visit, don’t make fun of it, or it will curse you to die!
6. The Catacombs of Paris, France
If you have claustrophobia, don’t go to The Catacombs of Paris. It is a series of underground ossuaries that have the skeletal remains of about 6 million people!
5. Waverly Hills Sanitorium, Kentucky, USA
The Gothic style hospital, Waverly Hills Sanitorium, is noted for its ghost hunting events and haunted house tours. According to the urban legend, the hospital is home to hundreds of ghosts of people who died from tuberculosis in early 20th century. The most popular ghost sighting involves a spirit of a pregnant nurse who allegedly committed suicide in Room 502.
4. The Suicide Forest of Aokigahara, Japan
When we think of forests and jungles, lush green trees and tropical fruits come to mind. However, Aokigahara, the forest of suicide, only brings grim incidences and death to mind. The forest is the most popular spot for suicides, and is supposedly haunted by the restless spirits of people who died here.
3. The Village Cannibals, Nabutautau, Fiji
In the Northern Nabutautau mountain village, there once lived a tribe of cannibals who used to feed on humans. In 1867, Reverend Thomas Baker, Christian missionary, was commissioned to the village. Upon reaching Nabutautau, Baker along with seven Fijian guides were axed, cooked, and eaten by the tribesmen.
The cannibalism ended in Fiji more than a century ago, but the area is still being haunted by the spirits of those eaten on that day.
2. The Anguished Man
People can’t decide if the painting is beautiful, disturbing or a fusion of both. Its owner believes that the painting is haunted. According to the man, it causes unexplained paranormal activities during night. He recorded the video where you can hear strange noises and see doors being closed with the disturbing painting on display. Watch the video here!
1. The Island of the Dolls, Mexico
Have you ever been to an island that houses hundreds of dolls and their severed heads, limbs and empty eye-sockets? You might want to check out Isla de las Munecas. It is a tribute to a little girl who drowned in the canal and it is one of creepiest places in the whole world.