Besides wonderful and beautiful destinations, there are many people wanting to visit mysterious places, unique buildings or ancient legends but they perhaps are not attractive enough to you, try to set foot on one of these haunted tourist attractions. The post will introduce scared destinations in the world for you.
1 Isla de las Munecas, Mexico
According to legend, a little girl drowned in a canal near the island, and her soul never rested. Julian Santana Barrera found a doll near where she died and began collecting this bizarre collection to soothe the soul of the child. Although many supernatural phenomena occur around the island, visitors are still willing to come here.
2 Sacro Bosco Garden, Italy
The Bomarzo Garden was built between 1548 and 1580 consisting of 30 sculptures, including Hercules, Aphrodite and Cerberus, as well as the leaning house and the Underworld Gate, built by the duke Pier Francesco Orsini. After several centuries of neglect, the park was restored and reopened to visitors in 1954 under the name “Monster Park”
3 Ghost town Centralia, USA
In 1962, an accident occurred that turned the town into rubble. Firefighters burn rubbish at the scrap yard at an abandoned coal mine, causing the fire to spread, smoldering until now. However, this can not stop the footsteps of travel lovers, photographers, and journalists.
4 Kryziu kalnas, Lithuania
The Cross Mountain reminds of an old cemetery, which is a pilgrimage of Catholics. People believe that if they leave here a cross, their wishes will be fulfilled. According to legend, the first person to cross the hill was a farmer with a sick daughter. After the girl quickly recovered and new crosses appeared.
5 Hand of the Desert, Chile
This 11-meter sculpture was erected near the city of Antofagasta. The author of the sculpture is Mario Irarrazabal says the work represents loneliness, injustice, and powerlessness. This sad place is quite popular with visitors. However, some vandals have graffiti and must be periodically cleaned.
6 Aokigahara forest, Japan
Aokigahara means “green forest”, but it is also known as “the forest of suicide,” because this is where many people choose to kill themselves. Therefore, the authorities have done everything to prevent such a routine patrolling of the forest, installing cameras and signage. Local people also reported to the police suspicious people.
7 Maizdos City, Kangbashi District in China
Dubbed a ghost town, Ordos was not planned for by high land prices and financial issues. There are about 20,000 people living, but it was designed for about 2 million residents, leaving the city completely empty. Therefore, when visiting the city, you will feel that travelers are more than locals.
8 Spotted Lake, Canada
Situated in the province of British Columbia, the Okanagan people call this lake Kliluk which is a symbol of mystery. Other external appearance is often explained by high levels of magnesium sulfate, silver, calcium and titanium. Tourists can not come near without the permission of village elders in the tribe, so they often take pictures of lakes from afar.
9 Crater of Darvaza (Derweze), Turkmenistan
Crater Darvaza, also known as the “Door of Hell”, was formed in 1971 due to the collapse of the ground during the exploration. The hole releases gas on the flames, so it does not harm the people in the surrounding area. Gas is burned completely in just a few days, but the fire has burned for 46 years, attracting visitors, photographers, and academics.
10 Sedlec Ossuary Church (Kostnice v Sedlci), Czech Republic
Situated in the Kutna Hora city cemetery, the “Chapel of the Saints”, Sedlec Ossuary is famous for its ornate human-like structure. Since the cemetery did not have enough burial grounds, 1400 churches were built to accommodate the remaining remains. Skeletons and skulls are then cleaned, bleached and decorated.
11 Poveglia Island, Italy
Legend has it that Poveglia is the last stop for bubonic plague, so restless spirits are still around. On the island, a mental hospital existed from 1922 to 1968. Rumors said that the patients were tested, the chief doctor went crazy and jumped off the tower to commit suicide. The island is deserted and remains in its present state.
12 Hoia Forest (Padurea Hoia), Romania
The forest is mysteriously famous thanks to the frequent occurrence of UFOs (unidentified flying objects) and other weird phenomena. It is believed that staying in the forest for a long time can cause nausea, rash and dizziness. Each unidentified physical image was confirmed as a real image.
13 Overtoun Bridge, Scotland
The bridge in the city of Dumbarton famous for the story of the dogs coming here all jumped down at the same point on the right, between the two last spans. This was a mystery until animal behavior expert David Sexton visited the site and found large amounts of mink and rat mice. This substance has a strong influence on dogs, making them unconsciously jump off the bridge
14 Statue of Jesus under the abyss, Italy
Built for an art exhibition in 1965, three statues sank beneath the Mediterranean. The statue is large in size and retains its special appearance when it sinks into the white ocean.
Although these places bring scared feeling for anyone when visiting there, they are also the wonderful destinations for experiences and adventure tours as well