It doesn’t really matter if you are a believer or not, and it is quite normal and popular that people get fascinated by scary stories. Most people enjoy hearing about haunted places and of course, are most excited to visit the place.
It depends on person to person if they enjoy or dread scary places. But in most cases people are very much interested in places that are associated with ghosts. There are many places in the world that are ghostly and people who are excited by such places must follow this article for some guidance.
Following are some of the most haunted places in the world that you must know about:
1. The Queen Mary, Long Beach, California
The Queen Mary is a beautiful sea liner that spent 30 years at sea before being permanently decked up at Long Beach, California. During the 30 years that The Queen Mary was at sea, about more than 50 deaths were logged in her. Thus, making it one of the most ghostly places in the world.
2. Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Canada
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel was built in the year 1888 to encourage tourism and sell train tickets. This pretty hotel sits by the Rocky Mountains and gets very gothic once you get inside. It is not the architecture that is gothic, but the aura and vibes give absolute spooky vibes for sure.
There are many reports of several resident ghosts spotted by the guests at the hotel and one of the most prominent being Sam. He was an employee at the hotel and worked there until 1975 and claimed that he would come back to haunt the place. Many guests have spotted Sam the bellman pulling shifts and helping people with their luggage before disappearing.
3. Bhangarh Fort, India
Bhangarh Fort is the most haunted place in India with innumerable spooky stories associated with this place. Even the nearest villages are very far away from this fort because of its mysterious happenings and tales.
Moreover, the locals are very scared of this place, so much so that there is a saying for this place ,if you do enter this place, you will not return. Also, people are not allowed to enter the fort after sunset strictly. To this day, the place remains mostly empty due to an alleged curse cast by a disgruntled sorcerer after a princess refused his proposal.
4. Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA
Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, is a castle-like place that was built in 1829. It was a prison where the prisoners lived, exercised and ate all alone. Also, in case any prisoner left his sell the guard covered his head so he could not see or be seen.
But the prison had to shut down their solitary due to overcrowding in 1913. However, this does not mean that punishment became any less severe. But the prison closed finally in the year 1970 for good. Ever since then, people have experienced paranormal activities in this place.
5. Château de Brissac, Brissac-Quincé, France
Château de Brissac is one of the tallest castles in all France and has seven stories. Also, it is most popular as the home of “The Green Lady,” aka the ghost of Charlotte of France. The green lady is often spotted by people roaming around the chapel’s tower room.
It is said that the daughter of King Charles VII was murdered by her husband in the castle. And she was wearing a green dress that day, hence the name “The Green Lady.”
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