These Places Will Surely Give You A Chill Down Your Spine!
These abandoned places are eerie reminders of haunting pasts. Some of these abandoned and haunted places will creep you out a little, but if you are anything like us you will want to go and visit all of them anyway. They are guaranteed to bring out your inner explorer. It’s hard to believe places like this are scattered all around the world.
In 1962, a mysterious fire ignited from an unknown cause within the underground coal deposits of the town. As long as burning coal is exposed to oxygen, it can continue to blaze for hundreds of years. That is why even today, Centralia, Pennsylvania, is still burning from the inside, ripping the ground to shreds.
The remnants of this French village (barely) stand today as a reminder of the evil acts committed by members of the Nazi SS during World War II. On June 10, 1944, the Germans killed virtually everyone in sight. More than 600 men were gunned down, and the women and children were burned alive inside a local church. Only ashy rubble and fragments of structures remain, but the town is purposefully left alone by the French government as a testimony to the atrocity.
3) Isla De Las Munecas, Mexico
“The Island of the Dolls” in Mexico is like something straight out of a horror movie. Located on Teshuilo Lake, the land is home to hundreds of hanging, decaying dolls, thanks to a man named Don Julian Santana. The story goes that Santana covered the island with the toys to honor a girl that supposedly drowned in the lake. In 2001, Santana drowned in the lake himself.
4) Tawergha, Libya
The story of the ghost town of Tewargha is a story of war and rebellion. Believed to have aided the Gaddafi regime, the residents of this town in Libya were driven out by resistance forces. Gaddafi was overthrown and killed in 2011, but the former residents of the town still have not been allowed back to their original homes. There have been talks about returning them to their village, but the zone is still defended by a militia.
5) Bodie, California
Bodie was the epitome of a town in the wild, wild west. Dozens of saloons, miners, drunks, robbers and prostitutes occupied the town, making it a rough and tumble place to live. It was a thriving, albeit unruly place until two fires burned down the town mills. After that, business halted and forced people to abandon Bodie, leaving it one of the most well-known American ghost towns.
Which of these places would you like to visit and why?