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10. Puveglia Island, Italy
|Puveglia Island, Venice is considered one of the most haunted places in the world|
09. Changi Beach: Singapore
|Changi Beach, Singapore|
Thousands of innocent Chinese soldiers were tortured and killed during this operation as they were suspected of being indulged into anti-Japan activities.
The strange screaming and crying of Chinese soldiers have been reported by the people. Often at night people can find deep dug holes as that needed for burying dead bodies.
Highgate Cemetery, London
|High gate Cemetary, England|
The old section in the Western Part of the cemetery is the part which adds to the spooky character with its dark ambience, overgrown vegetation, spooky Egyptian Avenues and Gothic architecture.
This visit to this part is only allowed as part of a guided tour. It is said that as the night falls the haunted environment starts to descend the panorama.
07. Edinburgh Castle, Scotland
|Edinburgh Castle, Scotland|
The massive citadel is claimed to be one of the most haunted spots in Scotland. Many visitors of the castle said to have reported ghost dogs, a headless drummer and the spirits of seven year French war prisoners and colonial prisoners from American War of Independence.
White House, United States
|The White House, USA|
The place is full of ghostly incidents reported in the past. Several people are said to have witnessed the spirits of former presidents of America such as President Harrison, President Jackson, the first lady Abigail Adams and the latest one being Abraham Lincoln.
Eleanor Roosevelt reported that she felt the presence of Abraham Lincoln observing her while she was working in her Bedroom.
A popular legend has it that a black magician Singhia cursed the fort palace that everyone who resides in this palace would die and their spirits would get imprisoned in the palace forever without rebirth.
The haunted status of the place attracts a number of tourists and daring souls to this elusive fort in the outskirts of Alwar. Want to know more about most haunted places in India? Click here
Whaley House, United States of America
|Whaley House is recognized by US Commerce Department as an official haunted house. Image courtesy kissfm.com|
The Whaley House in San Diego, is a historic landmark in California. It is one of the most haunted houses in the USA and the World with a dark and disturbing history. The Greek Revival-style residence built in 1857 by Thomas Whaley is renowned for its alleged spooky encounters.
Formerly the site of a cemetery, Whaley House is a home to many a ghosts including the family members of Whaley family. Even when the Whaley family lived here, they allegedly reported hearing sounds of heavy footsteps moving about the house. This was reportedly attributed to the ghost of James “Yankee Jim” Robinson who was hanged in September 1852.
It is also believed that the spirit of Violet Whaley, who committed suicide in this house in 1885 also haunts the house. Many a police officers on duty and passersby have reported seeing a “real” looking crying lady who smiled when accosted and then vanished from sight.
Other spirits that are believed to be haunting Whaley house include great granddaughter of Anna and Thomas Whaley who died tragically in the house in 1912 and Mr and Mrs Whaley themselves.
Many psychics, including Hanz Holzer and Sybil Leek, have claimed to have sensed paranormal activities at the Whaley House making it one of the most reliably haunted structures in the United States. Whaley House also happens to be recognized by the United States Commerce Department as an official Haunted House.
Monte Cristo Homestead, Australia
|Monte Cristo Homestead, Australia|
It is said that the owner of the house, Mrs. Crawely never came out of her home after the demise of her husband in 23 years except for two times.
The homestead is now a tourist site with a museum and antique store housed within the mansion.
Myrtle Plantation, United States
|Myrtle Plantation, Lousiana|
This place has been part of several documentaries and research and most of them claim that there is something spooky and haunted about this place.
The plantation is a bread and breakfast and offers ghost tours to those looking forward to experience spooky and mysterious.
Tower of London: Most Haunted Places in the World
|Tower of London, England|
There are a number of ghost stories and legends from the Tower of London which is not surprising considering the fact that over its 1000 years old history, the fortress has seen scores of murders, execution and torture take place within it precincts.
The most famous ghosts of the tower are supposedly the Henry VI and Arabella Stuart.
Do you believe we have left out any. Do you believe there are more spine-chilling places in the world which are more haunted and spooky then these ten most haunted places in the world? If you do, then we'd welcome your suggestions in the comment section below.
Contributed by Nikhil Chandra
Last updated: 06-12-2013