Spooky adventure has become immensely popular these days, especially amongst youngsters who love to unravel the truths of haunted places and supernatural rumours. Such adventures definitely give you a break to refresh your body, mind and soul. Dark tourism is visiting places or sites of genocides or places of macabre lures or of historic importance.
If you are done with the traditional vacations, then the experience of the dark tourism is undoubtedly irreplaceable. There are many sites and locations all round the globe that are considered to be eerie, haunted and home to disturbed spirits; if you have a strong heart and the pulse to enjoy the thrill of visiting such places, read on to get the details –
10 Scariest Destinations you will not be able spend a night at:
1. Banff Springs Hotel, Alberta, Canada
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This hotel has two tragic stories one of a woman in a wedding dress dancing in the ballroom and the other of a family who was killed in room number 873.
2. Suicide Forest, Japan
The forest is very dense with trees and air cannot pass through it. Thus, it becomes stranger and bloodcurdling. Unfortunately, it has become a suicide spot for many people.
3. Island of the Dolls, Mexico
La Isla de la Munecas (The Island of the Dolls) is considered as a terrifying site. The only occupant of the island Don Julian Santana found the dead body of a young girl in a canal and bought dolls to stop her from haunting him but he ended up in the same way the girl did. It is creepy because of the mutilated dolls.
4. Riddle House, Florida, USA
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This house was constructed to serve as a funeral parlour. It was relocated in Yesteryear from Palm Beach County. While reconstruction the workers reported some unexplainable incidents with broken windows and moving furniture and soft whisper. You should try it out.
5. The Ridges, Ohio, USA
It was a mental sanatorium, best known as a site of lobotomy technique and for supernatural incidents. According to the British Society for Psychical Research it is considered as the 13th most haunted places in the world. Do not miss it.
6. Auschwitz Concentration Camp, Poland
It was a Nazi concentration camp. Almost 1.1 million people who were held prisoners here were killed brutally in the gas chambers or inhumane medical experiments. There is a very creepy Museum that attracts tourists.
7. Pompeii, Italy
It was a thriving town. The eruption of ash and pumice from the Mount Vesuvius destroyed the entire town. Now it has been preserved so that the visitors can see the lifeless human bodies held in the ashes. It is a UNESCO world heritage destination.
8. Leap Castle, Ireland
The castle has a horrific and bloody history. Many people have felt the presence of a violent, supernatural entity who smells like rotting flesh. You will have to be lucky to get a sight of that.
9. Sedlec Ossuary, Czech Republic
It is a Roman Catholic Chapel. It contains almost 40,000 to 70,000 skeletons of people. The creepiest part is that the bones are used for decorating the Chapel. It attracts almost 200,000 visitors every year.
10. London Dungeon, England
It attracts tourists like a magnet. It takes the visitors through a journey of the barbaric past depicting torture, murder, etc.
The above mentioned dark destinations are surely titillating and will give you a completely diversified experience, but you should be careful and do not travel alone, take all the precautionary measures that are needed. “Prevention is better than cure”.