We often hear or read about haunted places in our area and different parts of the world. However, whenever we come across such stories, one question always pops up in our head: “Do they truly exist on earth?” Whatever, it’s all up to you whether to believe or not, unless you get to experience it yourself, but the story is there and will continue to be there. Today, we brought for you a list of super creepy places on earth where nightmares are born.
1. Island of the Dolls, Mexico
There’s a series of canals and artificial islands outside of Mexico City. One such island is full of dolls and doll parts collected and kept in tribute by one man for a dead girl he found in one of the canals. And because of this, this place has come to be known as the Island of the Dolls.
2. Mass Cannibal Grave, Germany
This is a mass grave in Germany. It is said to be 7,000 years old and contains the remains of 500 bodies. Believe it or not, but it is said that all the bodies have markings indicating that they were spit-roasted and eaten.
3. Muynak, Uzbekistan
It is said that this landlocked ship graveyard used to be a huge lake. However, it dried up after the Soviets diverted its water. This is how the lake is today.
4. Leap Castle, Scotland
Rumored to be one of the most haunted places in the world, it is said that during a renovation, workers discovered a dungeon and inside it were three cart-loads of human remains.
5. Helltown, Ohio
Wow! The name itself is scary enough. What’s this Boston town is all about are the remains of houses and tons of ghost stories.
6. Cincinnati Subway System, Ohio
Becoming a bustling city, the need arose to build a subway system. They started the project and most of the stations and tunnels were completed but then they ran out of money. This subway remains this way till today.
7. Villisca Ax Murder House, Iowa
The creepy part of this one is that in June 1912, Josiah Moore and his family were brutally murdered in their home by someone wielding an ax. It remains an unsolved case to this day.
8. The Overtoun Bridge, Scotland
It is said that this bridge has been the site of over 600 suicide attempts since its construction. What adds more to the creepy part is that every year about 15 dogs jump to their deaths from this bridge.
9. Abandoned Laboratory, Russia
An abandoned Soviet lab uncovered by explorers in Moscow had pickled brains in jars and other Cold War era relics.
10. British Sea Forts, North Sea
Built during World War II to defend the North Sea, these forts now sit abandoned and rotting.
11. The Domes, Arizona
These concrete domes just sit vacant and decaying in the Arizona desert. The creepy part is that no one really know who build these domes.
12. Scott’s Hut, Antarctica
Robert Scott and his team set out to reach the South Pole in 1911 and they set out from this hut. Unfortunately, they were beaten to the pole by another team. Sadly, while trying to get back, Scott and his team met their ends there. To this day, the cold has perfectly preserved his hut and everything in it.
13. Chernobyl Amusement Park, Ukraine
This fascinating amusement park in Ukraine was all set to open but five days earlier, the devastating meltdown of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant happened. This is how the park is today.
14. Beelitz Military Hospital, Germany
Beelitz Military Hospital was where the German dictator Adolf Hitler was treated after being wounded in WWI. It now sits abandoned.
15. Bird Suicide Grounds of Jatinga, India
The creepy part about this place is that every year in September or October, hundreds of birds flock here and then dive to their deaths. What’s more creepy is, it only happens between 7 and 10 in the evening.
16. Griffith Park Zoo, Los Angeles
Weird and pretty darned creepy, the government of Los Angeles has left this old zoo open to the public instead of demolishing it.
17. Aokigahara Forest, Japan
Located at the base of Mt. Fuji, this dense forest is famous as a place to commit suicide in Japan.
18. The Moscow Metro-2, Russia
Supposedly designed for government officials, this metro went to more places than the official system. This secondary subway system in Moscow sits abandoned today.
19. Remains of the Pegasus
The desolate strip of snow and ice in one of the three airstrips in Antarctica is named after Pegasus, a C-121 Constellation that crashed during bad weather in the year 1970.
20. Candido Godoi, Brazil
Candido Godoi is a town in Brazil. What is so creepy about this town is that the twin birth rate here is 18 times higher than the rest of the world. No one knows for sure the why that is. Locals say that the phenomenon only started when Nazi doctor Josef Mengele fled there after the war. Mengele was said to have an obsession with twins.