Friday, May 10, 2013

9 most interesting "haunted houses"

Castles in Scotland, India, Switzerland, the hotel in Cyprus, hospitals in England and Germany, as well as other places, for which firmly established the glory of "haunted houses"
Here is a guide to 9 abandoned buildings around the world, where you can not only enjoy the picturesque ruins. But, according to local legend, meet ghosts.

Baldunsky Castle

9 most interesting "haunted houses"
Baldoon Castle, Bladnok, Scotland
Access: Free
Picturesque ruins of an ancient castle in the afternoon does not seem sinister. But at night it allegedly wandering ghost girl in a bloody wedding dress. They say that in the middle of the XVII century a certain Sir James Dalrymple decided to give his daughter to a wealthy owner Janet Baldunskogo castle. In love with another girl, but go against the wishes of his father could not. However, to become a wife of a wealthy nobleman Janet never happened: in just a few minutes before the wedding ceremony, she was found stabbed to death in a room where the bride waiting for its release to the altar. Most likely, the crime committed spurned lover Janet, who could not survive the insult caused to his feelings, but some believe that the girl committed suicide.


Fort Bhangar

9 most interesting "haunted houses"
Bhangarh Fort, Rajasthan, India
Access: Free
The first thing that catches your eye on the road to the fort Bhangar - it plaques, strictly forbidden to approach the ruins after sunset. According to legend, a powerful wizard cursed Bhangar because the shadow of it fell on the sacred space reserved for meditation. Terrified, the men left the fort, but they could not be saved: almost all of them died soon after, and were forced to return to the damn place now as a disembodied entity. To dispel this myth, the Indian government would like to put in Bhangare armed patrols, but want to join the groups was found.

Hospital of St. John

9 most interesting "haunted houses"
St. John's Hospital, Lincolnshire, England
Access: Free
The clinic, founded in 1852, contain not just the sick, the poor and suffering from mental problems. Unfortunate fate few people cared, so treatments are applied to them quite severe. After the closure of schools in 1989, salaried workers were taken out of the building all the medical utensils. But they could not spend a few days: the men claimed that they continually pursue eerie cries of unknown origin. In an abandoned clinic repeatedly summoned firefighters: Members seemed to break out of the windows of the flames. Priehvashie in place team did not find any signs of fire, but seen in the corridors of some strange flickering lights.

Hotel "Berengaria"

9 most interesting "haunted houses"
Berengaria Hotel, Prodromos, Cyprus
Access: Free
The hotel opened its doors in 1930, is designed to provide tourists and generate more sales. His sad fate has determined the death of the owner, who bequeathed the management of the family business to his sons. Initially, the three men tried to follow the behest of his father, who was dying, demanded that they worked together and shared the proceeds equally. However, with the time between them are more often quarrels over money. Out of all the fact that young hotel owners were killed one by one under mysterious circumstances. To continue their work there was nobody. The huge building quickly fell into disrepair, and the valuables were separated people from nearby villages - both times they claim that the ruins of the hotel's ghosts settled greedy brothers.

The church in San Juan Parangarikutiro

9 most interesting "haunted houses"
San Juan Parangaricutiro Church, Michoacan, Mexico
Access: free
Residents of the Mexican village Parikutin long time had no idea that living on a volcano - in the literal sense of the word. Their astonishment knew no bounds when the winter of 1943 in a field belonging to one of the peasants, in a matter of days, grew an impressive size cone-shaped mountain. Soon the volcano started erupting. Parikutina inhabitants, and the nearest town of San Juan Parangarikutiro displaced. Lava crept slowly, but because all the people were saved. She spared stone church. Now, once a year, Mexicans make a pilgrimage to the altar cracked and try to appease the spirit of the volcano with small gifts. If he remains dissatisfied with gifts, pilgrims will be long nightmares.

The lighthouse on the island of Great Isaac Cay

9 most interesting "haunted houses"
Great Isaac Cay Lighthouse, Bahamas
Access: Free
A tiny island in the Atlantic Ocean is not listed on the card. Nevertheless aware of its existence Ghostbusters worldwide. According to legend, in the XIX century, the island was far from a shipwreck, in which survived only a little kid. What became of him afterwards is unknown, but the spirit of his mother - Lady in gray - still roams the night around an abandoned lighthouse and weeping bitterly. By the way, with two lighthouse keepers also got a strange story: they had disappeared in the summer of 1969. Their bodies were never found. The answer to the mystery usually associated with the fact that the Great Isaac Cay is located in the Bermuda Triangle. However, skeptics believe that the lives of rangers probably taken by the hurricane.

Uiverli Hills Sanatorium

9 most interesting "haunted houses"
Waverly Hills Sanatorium, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Access: from the excursion group
Former sanatorium for tuberculosis patients has been repeatedly recognized the most frightening place on U.S. soil. It is believed that the paranormal activity within its walls is very high. It is particularly evident in the so-called "tunnel of death", which originally was hacked to resort staff could get to jobs, avoiding steep slopes of the hill. However, later adapted for the secret tunnel removal of dead bodies: living should not have to see their neighbors in the ward are sent to rest. Ghosts can not live in the narrow dark corridor, but in a separate room. For example, in Room 502 settled spirit nurse who hanged herself here after being pregnant, contracted tuberculosis.

Hotel "Diplomat"

9 most interesting "haunted houses"
Diplomat Hotel, Baguio City, Philippines
Access: Free
Residents of houses located near the Dominican Hill in Baguio City, complained that at night they are not allowed to sleep chilling sounds - shouts, groans, hurried footsteps, slamming doors. The source of these sounds, they feel abandoned hotel Diplomat, whose building during World War II served as a haven for refugees. It has repeatedly been bombed and shot at, and many nurses were unjustly executed Japanese Army soldiers. Hotel guests, which opened on the site in 1970, also had a difficult life: they always imagined mysterious black figures who walked the halls, appeared in the windows, hiding behind heavy curtains.

Salesian School

9 most interesting "haunted houses"
Salesian School, Goshen, New York, USA
Access: the building is protected
Catholic school for boys, opened in the former aristocratic estate, enjoyed great respect in the county as long as the death of one of the pupils. In 1964, nine-year Paul Ramos fell from the roof of the academic building and died. Then everyone decided that there was a tragic accident. Already in the early 2000's the case again attracted the attention of the media and the security services. It turned out that the boy's body lay too far from the building: the child flew away to a distance it had to push it, but, of course, to find the murderer is no longer possible. The few brave souls who managed to get close to a dilapidated structure, passing the guard, say, they had seen their windows silhouette boy.

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