There are places on this planet that are stranger than the most alien landscape we have ever imagined. There are also certain places that are considered as the most haunted places of the world. Places that include heavy breathing and paranoia, before anything has even happened. We walk the dark, dusty steps of old castles and houses. We roam the halls of asylums and tunnels, hoping the glimpse something otherworldly. Sometimes, our curiosity gets the better of us in the beginning, and is then squashed by a feeling that no human even wants to be familiar with.
Different peoples have organized the list of most haunted of the places of the world on the basis of different factors.
We have selected this article in order to discuss some famous haunted and terrifying places of the world.
10. Riddle House
This is considered as one of the most famous haunted places of the world and comes to number ten on the list. There are different types of research reports that have clearly shown this fact that the Riddle House in Palm Beach Country, Florida, was originally a funeral parlor.
The Victorian house was dismantles and rebuilt in Yesteryear village at the South Florida grounds. It is said that one of Riddle’s employees, Joseph, committed suicide by hanging himself in the attic of the house. Joseph, hater men and displays his hatred by attacking men who enter in the attic.
Men are now no longer allowed in the attic. The furniture of this house had also seen moving around most of the times.
9. Hell Town
This is also considered another haunted and terrifying place of the world and comes to number nine on the list.Helltown in the 70’s, Boston Township was the site of a Government buyout, and subsequent mass eviction of citizens. The houses were intended to be torn down and the land used for a national park, but the plans never quite manifested.
There are different types of stories which are associated with this place. The steep Stanford drop off, immediately followed by a dead end, and is named The End of the World. Of you get stuck at this dead end for too long, according to ghost story enthusiasts, you may meet your end at the hands of many members of the endless parade of freaks patrolling the woods.
8. Stull Cemetery
This is also considered another haunted and terrifying place of the world and comes to number eight on the list. There are different types of research reports that have shown this fact that Stull, Kansas, are a tiny town in Bumfuck, Douglas Country. Ten miles west of Lawrence and thirteen miles east of Topeka puts it far from anything resembling a large population center. The population of Stull is approximately 20 people.
In the early 20th century, two tragedies rocked the tiny settlement. First, a father finished burning a farm field, only to find the charred corpse of his young son in the aftermath. The second incident to occur was a man went missing and was later found hanged from a tree.
As far as legends go, the infamous cemetery is where you can find your fill of supernatural lore. Rumors exist stating that Stull Cemetery is one of the 7 gateways to Hell. The place is supposed to be so unholy; in fact that some claim Pope John Paul II refused to allow his plane to fly over eastern Kansas.
7. The Ridges
This is also considered another haunted and most terrifying place of the world and comes to number seven on the list. The Ridges was renamed after the state of Ohio acquired property. As per British Society for Physical Research, Athens, Ohio, is listed as the 13th most haunted place in the world.
Different types of research studies have also shown this fact that nearby Ohio University is heavily haunted. The notorious rapist with Dissociate Identity Disorder, Billy Milligan, was housed at the facility for years.
6. Humberstone and LaNoria
These two abandoned mining towns are considered as terrifying place of the world and come to number six on the list. It is said that the dead of the La Noria cemetery rise at night and walk around the town, and ghostly images frequently show up in photographs in Humberstone.
These towns are so terrifying; the residents of nearby Iquique refuse to enter them. The former residents never left, and can be seen walking around, and children have been heard playing in these two towns.
5. Byberry Mental Asylum
This is also considered another haunted and most terrifying place of the world and comes to number five on the list. The Philadelphia State Hospital at Byberry, or known simply as Byberry, was the poster image for patient maltreatment. This hospital was founded in 1907, and known as the Byberry Mental Hospital. The terrifying aspect of this location is not so much it’s haunting or the unsavory character that lurked after dark.
The basic terror here comes from the facts of the how hospital was run. Human excrement lined hallways, which were also where many patients slept. The staff was abusive, and frequenclty exploited and harassed patients.
One patient had a tooth pulled without Novocaine, while another killed and dismembered a female patient. Charles Gable, the killer, was never found, however, the victim’s body was found strewn across the property.
4. Leap Castle
This is also considered another most terrifying and haunted place of the world and comes to number four on the list. There are different types of research reports that have clearly shown this fact that the castle is rumored to be haunted by a vast number of spirits, including a violent, hunched beast known only as the Elemental.
It is most recognizable by the accompanying smell of rotting flesh and sulphur. While renovating the castle, workers discover an oubliette, which is a dungeon accessible only through ceiling hatch, into which prisoners are thrown, then forgotten and left to die.
This particular oubliette contained three cartloads of human remains, and was filled with spikes to impale those thrown in to it’s depths.
3. Shades of Death Road
This is also considered another most haunted and terrifying place of the world and comes to number three on the list. The New Jersey road winds through 7 miles of country side and along that stretch it gives us no definite clues as to the origin of its eerie name.
Shades of Death is not a nickname given by the locals, but is in fact the road’s official moniker. While the explanation for this highly unusual name has been lost, many theories abound. Gruesome history and spooky name aside, you have much to fear along this byway.
South of the I-80 overpass lies an officially unnamed lake, that most will tell you is called the Ghost Lake. This lake is frequently the home of specter-like vapors, and the sky is supposed to be unusually bright, no matter what time of night you are there.
2. Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
This is also considered another haunted and most terrifying place of the world and comes to number two on the list. Welcome to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, home of the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. This former high school was converted in 1975 to Security Prison 21 by the Khmer Rouge.
The prison was used as a base to torture and murder prisoners. Most of the prisoners were former soldiers and government officials from the Lon Nol regime. However, the Khmer Rouge leaders paranoia soon caught up with them and they began shipping people from their own ranks to the prison. Many prisoners were tortured and tricked into naming their family and associates, who were then also arrested, tortured and murdered.
The ghosts of the estimated 17,000 victims of Tuol Sleng continue to roam the halls, and odd happenings around the place are often attributed to them. Most were forced to confess to crimes they did not actually commit.
1.The Mines of Paris
This is also considered another haunted and most terrifying place of the world and comes to number one on the list of most haunted places of the world. The seemingly infinite tunnels that run below the streets of Paris should not be confused with the Catacombs of Paris, the famous underground ossuary, although the mines are also mistakenly referred to as the catacombs. Exploring the mines is illegal and penalties include heavy fines. The mines were used to dig out minerals from Paris’ varied sediment and the tunnels are what got left behind
The mines are now unkempt, unpatrolled and unsafe. As far as legends go, ancient cults and creatures patrol the depths. Spirits dwell in the infinite shadows, and if one wanders deep enough, and survives, they may even enter Hades itself. As far as realty goes, those legends can take a back seat. The tunnels stretch for close to 600 kilometers throughout the Parisian underground, and most of them are unmapped.