Prepare yourselves, because these creepy locations around the world are about to send a chill running down your spine.
15. Abandoned House of the Communist Party (Bulgaria):
This building was tucked away in the Balkan Mountains. Upon entering, there’s a description that reads, “On your feet, despised comrades! On your feet you slaves of labor! Downtrodden and humiliated, stand up against the enemy!”
14. Chauchilla Cemetery (Peru):
Due to Peru’s very dry climate, the remains of many people have been preserved on these ancient burial grounds.
13. Chapel of Bones (Portugal):
This chapel holds the bones of more than 5000 monks and even includes 2 bodies hanging from the ceiling. One is, in fact, a child!
12. Centralia, Pennsylvania:
This town was abandoned after an underground fire in a mine caused road collapses and major damage. However, there are still 10 residents who refuse to leave, despite the city having no actual zip code.
11. Hanging Coffins (Sagada, Philippines):
It is customary for members of the Igorot tribe to bury their loved ones within hanging coffins. This is due to their belief that the closer the deceased are to the sky, the closer they are to their ancestral spirits.
10. Abandoned Subways (Cincinnati, Ohio):
Cincinnati’s subway system was partially built in the 1920s, but abandoned due to the high costs. However, they still remain intact and you can even receive a tour twice a year!
9. Old Jewish Cemetery (Prague):
This cemetery has experienced so much overcrowding since 1478, that there are now 12 layers of graves stacked atop one another. Although there are over 100,000 people that have been buried here, only 12,000 tombstones are actually visible.
8. Sedlec Ossuary (Czech Republic):
Also known as the Church of Bones, this cathedral contains more than 40,000 human remains of people who desired to be buried in a holy place.
7. St. George’s Church (Czech Republic):
This eerie looking sanctuary of a church was abandoned after a roof collapsed during a funeral in 1968. The sculptures that you see were the work of Jakub Hadrava who hoped to keep the church running as a tourist attraction. Still, it’s so haunting.
6. Plague Island (Poveglia,Italy):
This entire island was quarantined from 1793-1814 for 160,000+ people with the plague. All across the island you can find massive graves. From 1922-1968, the island was also used to house a psychiatric hospital that had a doctor who was rumored to torture and kill many of its patients.
5. Akodessewa Fetish Market (Togo):
This is a marketplace for purchasing animals parts to be used in voodoo spells.
4. Hill of Crosses (Lithuania):
This hill contains more than 100,000 crosses. Even the Pope has declared it a place for peace, love, hope and sacrifice. Would you be caught alone here at night? I sure wouldn’t.
3. City of the Dead (Dargavs, Russia):
Although this might look like a small stone village from the past, Dargavs has a dark secret. It’s actually full of crypts!
2. Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave (Belize):
These bizarre and scary caves contain the remains of about 14 people, some including children! It’s believed that they were victims used for Mayan sacrifices. There is even an entire skeleton, believed to had been an 18 year old girl, that has calcified throughout the years.
1. The Fire Mummies of the Philippines:
To even explore the caves that house these mummies, you’d have to take a 5 hour car ride through the mountains, on top of another 5 hour hike to the burial caves.
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