Halloween celebrated annually on October 31, People go trick-or-treating around this time of the year. On this scary and crazy occasion we are sharing some most haunted places in the world which will give you goosebumps.
1. Bhangarh Fort:
Bhangarh Fort is situated on the border of Sariska Tiger reserve in the Aravali range in the deserted town of Bhangarh, Rajasthan. There is a belief about Bhangarh that the place is haunted and no one can dare to go there after sunset. Several ghost stories are behind the mysteries of the Bhangarh Fort, Rajasthan.Out of the numerous stories about bhangarh fort one that is most prevalent is that the Bhangarh city was build by King Madho Singh.
2. Highgate Cemetery – North London, England
This is just like watching a horror flick of Alfred Hitchcock in reality. By the time dusk settles down the ultimate horror environment starts to descend on the panorama. Highgate cemetery is one ideal place for ghost hunters. Headless statues, creaky pathways, unmanaged grass pavements and lest we forget the typical hooting of owls is a common feature to be found in this place. High gate cemetery also scores the top slot in being the haunted places in United Kingdom. Still one cannot ignore the Gothic architecture, beautiful serene ambiance and lest we forget the shivery silence which overrules the entire arena!
3. Mary King’s Close, Edinburgh, Scotland
Once a warren of streets and narrow dwellings, this was a thriving trading area before the plague broke out in 1645. Today, it is part of the city’s popular haunted places walking tour where tour guides and visitors have reported ghosts of an elderly lady, a woman in black and a little girl named Annie. Annie has been known to interact with people who leave behind gifts for her.Paranormal activities reported are flicking stones, following footsteps and sounds of toasting in a tavern.
4. Old Changi Hospital, Singapore
The hospital was built in 1935 as part of a military base which was soon taken over by the Japanese occupation. The Kempeitai (Japanese Imperial Secret Police) used it as a torture camp and prison for Allied hostages.
After Word War II, the building remained a hospital till 1997 until the construction of the new Changi General hospital. The abandoned hospital is said to be haunted by Japanese soldiers and victims of wars crimes and executions. Loud bangs and screams have been said to be heard.
5. Island of Dolls, Xochimilco, Mexico
Legend has it that a girl died on this artificial island after drowning in one of the canals that crisscross it. Julian Barrerra, a man who moved there in the 1950s, was haunted by the spirit of the girl and in order to appease her, he bought several old dolls and hung them around the island. Julian had told his nephew that the ghost wanted him to join her as a playmate in the afterlife after which his body was found in the canal in 2001 at the same spot where the girl had drowned.
Visitors to the island have reported the dolls eyes following them as well as sounds of whispers and giggling.
6. Aokigahara Forest, Japan
Located at the base of Mount Fuji, this forest is a notorious site where people commit suicide. It stands second to the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Due to its association with demons and the wind blocking density of trees, the forest has an strange and frightening feel, and almost 100 lives are lost in it every year. Volunteers help searching for bodies as the government continues to make efforts to not share the statistics of deaths reported. Spirits remorseful about leaving the land of the living are said to haunt the forest. Visitors are advised to mark their trails with tape so as to not get lost.