We all have experienced the thrill and chill while watching horror movies like “The Conjuring” and “Anabelle”. This article pens down 10 such haunted places around the world including the very renowed building “The White House – Washington D.C.” where people have witnessed the haunting and paranormal experiences in real. Grab yourselves to read more details about the same.
1.) Island of the Dolls – Xochimilco, Mexico
Spotted on Lake Teshuilo in Xochimilco nr Mexico City, the island La Isla de la Munecas (The Island of the Dolls) is surely one of the freaking haunted places in our rundown.
It is said that in 1950’s, a man named Julian Santan Barrera moved to the island alone leaving behind his young married family.
Legend says that in 1920’s there lived 3 little girls. One day while playing nearby water, when one of the young ladies fell in and suffocated in the dinky waters. Localities said that since then the spirits of the other two girls along with the died girl never left that island.
When Julian moved to this island he claimed that he developed a great friendship with that little girl and started to gift her with dolls to play with.
Julian later told his nephew that it was getting to be more hard to fulfill her hunger for dolls. She forces him to go along with her in her watery grave. That same day of this conversation, his nephew was coming back to the island, when he discovered his uncle’s face down in the canal. His body was in the same spot where the young girl had died.
Today, voyagers to the island regularly talk about the doll’s eyes tailing them. Others have additionally reported that the ruined dolls whisper to them, particularly around evening time. Julian’s apparition is additionally said to stay on the island, and the young people’.
2. Edinburgh Castle – Edinburgh, Scotland
The site on which Edinburgh Castle sits has history going over to the Iron Age. This castle weaves into it many bleeding fights, wars and many more. This site of torment, is considered to be the most haunted places on this Earth.
The localites and travelers have been experiencing many things at this deadly place since years. People claim to have heard about some well-known facts like sense of touch and being pulled away. Spirits of an old man wearing a cover, a headless drummer kid, and a flautist who bafflingly lost his life in the wake of losing all sense of direction in the shafts beneath the stronghold.
Other paranormal incidents includes shadowy figures, strange lights, sudden drops in temperature, unexplained fogs, abnormal sounds, the sense of being watched by someone, and sudden serious emotions of fear, misery, and hopelessness.
3. Akershus Fortress – Oslo, Norway
Constructed around 1300, Akershus Fortress (otherwise known as Akershus Castle) is a medieval palace that served as an issue fortification for the city of Oslo. It has served as a jail, even Nazi’s likewise possessed the place for carrying out some of their activities.
This castle is the most haunted place in Norway. Among the endless ghost stories lies a talk about a demon dog who guards the gates of the castle.
The apparition of a lady named Mantelgeisten is frequently seen inside the castle, strolling back towards her chamber.
4. The Queen Mary Hotel – California, USA
The Queen Mary Hotel is a previous sea liner that cruised fundamentally in the North Atlantic amid the 1930’s to 1960’s. Since the 1970’s the liner has been run as a hotel in Long Beach, California.
Among so many cases lies a report which says that two ladies got drowned amidst 1930 and 1960s whose ghosts are found on many occasions.
There is also a report about Cabin B340 which has filed many paranormal incidents, however this isn’t accessible for rent any more.
5. Mary King’s Close – Edinburgh, Scotland
Mary King’s close is an underground warren of roads and abodes which was used for trades in the 1600s. This place was then abandoned after the outbreak of plague.
Since the seventeenth century there have been reports of paranormal goings on in the nearby, and its currently viewed as a standout amongst the most haunted places in Scotland. The Coltheart family who existed there in 1685 where the first ones to report something paranormal.
Not long after they moved in after the episode of sickness, they started to see spooky figures, and were left frightened in the wake of seeing apparition, and encountering extremely strange bad dreams.
Today, staff and guests have reported seeing the apparition of a ‘stressed lady’, a lady in dark, and a young girl named Annie. The ghost of Annie has been known to associate with individuals who abandon her blessings in one of the rooms.
Other paranormal reports incorporate scratching sounds, the footsteps that appear to chase after you.
6. The White House – Washington D.C., USA
Maybe the world’s most renowned living arrangement, the home and office of the President of the United States i.e. the White House is considered to be one of the most haunted places of United States.
Many paranormal activities have been sited by the past presidents, their families and other dignitaries.
On one specific visit, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Winston Churchill, was staying in the Lincoln Bedroom. He got done with his showering and strolled go into the suite where he saw Lincoln standing by the chimney. From that very moment Mr. Churchill refarined from staying in that room.
Sudden chilly spots, disembodied footsteps, voices, thumps, and shouts have additionally been accounted for at the apparently exceptionally haunted 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
7. Monte Cristo Homestead – New South Wales, Australia
The notable Monte Cristo Homestead in Junee, New South Wales is viewed as the most haunted area in Australia.
This place has weaved into it the paranormal and other incidents since the day its construction was started.From the time of its development up to 1948, the Crawley family claimed and lived in the property. Since that time this family have experienced many occurrences including tragic death of a child, a maid who died after falling from stairs and a stable boy was burnt to death.
After the house was left in 1948, it was taken by some caretakers, one of whom was killed in this cottage.
8. Babenhausen Barracks – Hesse, Germany
Presently acting as a museum, the ghosts of World War II German fighters have been seen in uniform. Lights are known to turn on and off without anyone else’s input and voices are heard in the storm cellar. German summons are regularly heard being yelled out amidst the night, and disembodied footsteps are a typical experience.
Warriors who have gone to gallery and got a phone have reported listening to a lady talking regressively, its not clear whether its in English or German.
Her ghost is said to have seduced and executed a few German troopers.
9. Ancient Ram Inn, Gloucestershire, England
Built in 1145, the Ancient Ram Inn is accepted to be the most haunted house in the whole British Isles, and maybe the most haunted house on the planet. The stories of child offerings, devil worship, and malevolence spirits are accepted to be behind the unnerving happenings in this building.
The individuals coming to this place have witnessed seeing full bodied spirits in their rooms, the sense of being touched/pulled, bodiless voices, and the simply the general feeling of abhorrence.
John, the current manager and occupant of the Ram Inn, has reported that on his first night in the house in 1968, he felt a vicinity snatch his arm, before being dragged out of his bed! John keeps on experiencing the hauntings and the assaults right up ’til the present time.
10. Borgvattnet (The Haunted Vicarage) – Sweden
Borgvattnet is a little town in Jämtland County, Northern Sweden. It’s famous for having a standout amongst the most haunted houses in Sweden, The Old Vicarage, built in 1876.
The first paranormal occurrence was witnessed in 1927, when the Nils Hedlund lived. He reported numerous interesting happenings where his clothes were being torn down from the line by an unseen power in his laundry room.
Rudolf Tangden, a priest saw a woman wearing grey clothes vanishing before his very own eyes. Many other strange things were encountered including strange noises and things moving all by itself.
In 1945 the cleric, Erick Lindgren moved into the vicarage, and he started a diary relating a significant number of his own encounters in the house. He reported being tossed out of his seat consistently by an unseen energy.
The current building is serving as an hotel/bistro, also a visitor house. If you dare to stick with this house in night you’ll get an overnight-stay-certificate to prove it.