To satisfy your urge to see photographs of something strange and scary, here are 25 real-life and horrifying photos of places on the earth.
1. Old Jewish Cemetery in Prague
A 1478 crowded cemetery that has over 12 layers of graves stacked on top of each other is even more disturbing. Hundreds of thousands of skeletons in that place.
2. Hanging Coffin of Sagada, Philippines
The members of the Igorot tribe believe in the urban myth that keeping the bodies of their loved ones will also keep their spirit, hence the hanging grave.
3. Abandoned City of Pripyat, Ukraine
The place cleared and abandoned after the Chernobyl nuclear accident became eerie. The city used to have almost 50,000 settlers, but now, there are only the personal belongings were left behind.
4. Island of the Dolls, Mexico
It became a popular attraction because of the tragic story of a girl who drowned in the nearby waters. The caretaker hung dolls in the area in respect for the spirit.
5. Hashima Island, Japan
It used to be a mining facility until the people quickly abandoned it in 1947 when the coal ran out. The building appears to be monstrously massive and dilapidated.
6. Chapel of Bones, Portugal
This small monument consists of 5000 bones of monks and two hanging bones one of which is a child. The place is fascinating and gruesome at the same time.
7. Cambridge Military Hospital in England
This hospital has a particularly macabre atmosphere where the walls are weathered and filled with asbestos. The operation started in 1897 and closed in 1996.
8. Suicide Forest, Japan
Due to the 500 people who have gone to kill themselves in this area, the forest located at the foot of Mt. Fuji now has a warning sign.
9. Abandoned House of the Communist Party, Bulgaria
The derelict headquarters looks like an abandoned alien spacecraft. It is sitting on top of the Balkan Mountains and now looks a very creepy building.
10. Abandoned Psychiatric Hospital, Italy
Three words that don’t need much help to be creepy – Abandoned Psychiatric Hospital. This place which used to be mental institution is now believed to be housing tortured souls.
11. Sedlec Ossuary, Czech Republic
It is famous as a chapel for bones which holds over 40,000 remains of people. Most of them wanted to be a part of the holy structure.
12. Beelitz-Heilstätten Red Army Military Hospital, Germany
The hospital used to serve the army people in WWI including Adolph Hitler, the leader of the Nazis. It is a large complex consisting of over 60 buildings, mostly abandoned.
13. St. George’s Church, Czech Republic
The chapel was abandoned in 1986 after its roof collapsed. An artist called Jakub Hadrava sculpted ghost figures to make the place both attractive and terrifying.
14. The Catacombs, Paris
This underground pathway contains 6 million remains which make it one of the creepiest places to be. But despite its eerie atmosphere, thousands of visitors still pluck each year.
The souls of the former prisoners are believed to be roaming the old style jail. During its use, over 100 people deaths took place.
17. Akodessewa Fetish Market, Togo
It is the birthplace of the biggest Voodoo market catering to decaying animal heads, blood and decapitated animal parts. The place is most famous to foreign African tourists and healers.
18. Plague Island, Italy
The island was used as a quarantine site in 1793 to 1814. Mass graves of more or less 160,000 people including tortured patients scattered around the area.
19. Overtoun Bridge, Scotland
For no apparent reason, dozens of dogs have leaped off the bridge and died since the 1960s. It then became popular as the “dog suicide bridge.”
20. Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave, Belize
Besides the ceramics and stoneware, skeletal remains are also sitting in this cave. Fourteen of them seems as though they have died a horrible death sustaining blunt trauma to the head.
21. Leap’s Castle, Ireland
This castle is accessible for two reasons: beauty and haunting history. It served as a secret dungeon where gruesome deaths took place.
22. Chauchilla Cemetery, Peru
Mummified human corpses and artifacts found throughout the desert. They were preserved the best manner possible making them look terrifying than ever.
23. Sanctuary of Tophet, Tunisia
Thousands of children’s graves are all over the place in this sanctuary. They were all believed to be a victim of sacrifice during the Punic period.
24. Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo, Italy
The large bones creepily hanging on either side of the wall makes the place a grisly shop for horror. Keep in mind that these are not just Halloween decorations, they are real skeletons.
25. City of the Dead, Russia
The picture perfect village is one of the mysterious sites in Russia, old and hidden away. Broken bones and fractured skulls are underneath the area.
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