By act of Natural disasters, Wars, sudden deaths and ancient mysteries are commonly believed to create haunted places. These places have been the home of tragedy often by human nature. Among numerous haunted places on this globe, a few are listed here:
Top Haunted Places In The World
Dow Hill, Kurseong, India
Dow Hill, in Kurseong is a hill station just 30 km from Darjeeling. Dow Hill often vividly reported to be a spot of paranormal acts and multiple accidents. The locals rumor that they hear sounds of footstep in the corridor of the Victoria Boys Higher Secondary School during its holidays. A number of murders have been committed in the woods and that has left a sense of eerie feeling in the air. It has even been a report that a headless boy is seen near Dow Hill road and later disappears into the woods. It carries the real feeling of being haunted.
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Gedung Lawang Sewu (The house with a thousand doors)- Semarang, Indonesia
The old port City of Semarang is split into two parts having one as the Old Dutch quarter and Gedung Lawang Sewu, is reputed to be haunted. The building is called the “house with a thousand doors,” and is the most tragic of buildings. The Dutch East Indies railway Company was turned into a gruesome interrogation center by the Japanese secret police in 1942 torturing thousands of Indonesians and Dutch to death and today few people dare to visit near the building after dark.
Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad, India
The Film City ranks as the world’s largest integrated film studio. At its entrance, it has got two hotels which are believed to be haunted. The whole studio was said to have been built up on war grounds of Nizam sultans. According to witness, strange marks left on the mirrors likely to be as Urdu, leftover food has been found scattered around the room.
Plain of Jars- Laos
A vast, mysterious plain has huge ancient jars buried into the earth in this little known country and none has any information of its reason. Interestingly, visitors often hear strange sounds, and rarely dare to venture onto the plain. The plain itself is the place of thousands of years of ancient battles and during the Indochina War, US air force had bombed the plain of jars heavily and yet none of the jars were ever damaged, adding further fuel to the mystery of the area. Many say fallen pilots and the lost legends of ghost armies frequently visit the area at night.
Bhangarh Fort, Rajasthan, India
It is commonly known as Ghost town in India and is now mostly a deserted town supposedly after it was cursed by a “Tantrik” (a person who practices black magic) . The fort is believed to be haunted. As per people, the city was cursed by the Guru Balu Nath –who sanctioned the construction of the town in one condition “the moment the shadow of your palaces touch me, the city will be no more” When a descendant prince, named Ajab Singh raised the palace to a higher casting a shadow on Tantrik’s retreat, the town is cursed.
Balu Nath is said to be buried there on the same day in a small “Samadhi”. Locals say that anything constructed there collapses and no one has returned who has spent a night in the fort. Even today, The Archeological Survey of India has displayed a board notifying “Entering the borders of Bhangarh before sunrise and after sunset is strictly prohibited”. However, it was later modified and its basement is yet to explore. It is marked as “The most haunted place in India”
Tunnels of Vietnam
During the Vietnam War, several underground tunnels were constructed by the liberation army of North Vietnam. These tunnels often were the vibration of the most tragic war where US carpet bombings killed thousands, and savage hand to hand fighting that created the grisly legend of the tunnels. The spirits of the fallen are said to frequent these tunnels and the surrounding areas and many were not even soldiers.