If you are a big fan of horror movies and think of deciding on your next vacation destination, keep reading! Many places presume (or rather frighten) of being cursed, be they abandoned villages, cemeteries, castles
If you are a big fan of horror movies and think of deciding on your next vacation destination, keep reading! Many places presume (or rather frighten) of being cursed, be they abandoned villages, cemeteries, castles or hospitals where there is no one but ghosts. This set of landscapes typical of ghostly stories continues to be visited today by followers of the paranormal world, who continue to record strange phenomena in them, from voices that emerge in the depths of the night to apparitions from beyond. But what everyone agrees on is the bad vibes they awaken. The magazine ‘The New York Post has compiled some of them so that the most daring take note and, if they are brave enough, take a plane directly there. If you have not yet read the first part of this article, check it out now!
#1. Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts, Vietnam
This museum used to be owned by a Chinese aristocrat and is said to be haunted by his daughter’s spirit. Some visitors reported that strange things happen in the museum, and it is said that this began to happen when the businessman’s daughter, named Hua Bon Hoa, died and he decided to keep her body in one of the rooms and bring her food, clothes and gifts as if was still alive.
#2. The Cursed House of Amityville
On November 14, 1974, the DeFeo family was murdered by their eldest son, Ronald DeFeo Jr., While everyone slept in their beds. The history of this house has been brought to the big screen on numerous occasions, the first time in 1979 with ‘Terror en Amityville’, although the most famous could be that of 2005, titled in Spanish ‘La Morada del terror’. It tells the story, based on real events, of a family formed by George and Kathy Lutz, who decides to inhabit the house that in the past saw horrors, and strange phenomena soon make an appearance, especially when the priest appears to bless the house. The Lutzes definitely leave the house after 28 days, unable to hold it any longer. The house remains intact, reflecting the passage of time, at 112 Ocean Avenue in New York State.
#3. The Sultan’s Palace, New Orleans
Right in the heart of the French Quarters is this house built in 1800; it is said that the owner was a wealthy man who had several wives and dozens of children and had a great predilection for opium and torture. Legend has it that he was buried in the garden and that his spirit is still in the house.
#4. Stull in Kansas
In the world of cybernetic ‘creepypasta’, this Kansas region is conceived as the gate of hell. From the 1970s, the belief began to emerge that demonic presences invaded it. According to legend, the zero points of the strange phenomena is its cemetery, in which, according to legend, a witch was buried who would have had an affair with the devil himself. Also, mysterious hangings, fires, etc., have been documented. There is also a belief that the demon visits Stull twice a year: on Halloween and the vernal equinox.
#5. Montsegur Castle, in France
Located at 1,207 meters high and on a stony cliff, here you are in the castle of Montsegur, in the French department of Ariège in the south of the country. Known by the locals as the Synagogue of Satan, in the 12th century, it became the Cathars’ seat, declared heretics years later by the Catholic Church. After a 10-month siege, 200 monks died in the castle but not before cursing the place for the rest of history.
Want to know more haunted places on the planet? Check out the third part of this blog!