There is definitely no shortage of hauntings all around the world. What makes a haunting scary? This is a subjective question to answer. However, we can mention some based on how popular they are. Let us thus look at those that you want to visit if you want to see some that are very well-known.
Beechworth Lunatic Asylum – Australia
An abandoned asylum is always creepy and this one in Australia is definitely awesome. The asylum was originally called Mayday Hills and is found in Victoria. As a mental hospital the asylum operated between 1867 and 1995. There were around 9,000 people that died here in the 130 years. The souls still haunt this location according to so many visitors. A nighttime ghost tour is available for those that are particularly courageous.
Princess Theatre – Australia
Since you visit Australia for a great hauntings filled vacation, why not also visit the Princess Theatre? The ghost that haunts this location is named Frederici. He is said to have been a baritone singer that died during his performance in the year 1888. The death came as a trapdoor ended up being opened right under his feet, leading towards a heart attack death. Because of the story, whenever a new show opens, there is a free spot saved for Federici.
Bhanghar Fort – India
A trip to India means that you can visit so many interesting haunting locations. Bhanghar Fort is located in Rajasthan district. We are talking about a fort that appeared in the year 1573. A curse is said to affect it because of a wizard that lived there and that ended up being in love with the Banghar princess. He wanted to use magic to wow the princess but that did not work as she figured it out. As the wizard realized that his method did not work, he cursed the entire city. After he died the town was attacked and pillaged. At the moment, you are not allowed to stay at this fort during the night.
Aokigahara – Japan
There is a reason why the most famous horror movies come from Japan. A great place to start with the haunting locations is Aokigahara. This is the location you may have heard about before as Suicide Forest. Just as the name implies, there were hundreds that went on this trip and wanted to kill themselves in the forest. What is interesting is that the practice still exists. Every single year the local police is looking for new people that might have killed themselves. Statistics show that in the year 2004 alone there were 108 individuals that killed themselves. When you visit you can even find signs that tell you to reconsider killing yourself. Obviously, there are many hauntings reported here every single year. The entire forest is quite terrifying.
Iulia Hasdeu Castle – Romania
This castle was built after the death of Bogdan Petriceicu Hasdeu\s death. The entire structure is basically dedicated to her life. Bogdan actually became a spiritualism practitioner as he tried to get in touch with Iulia. As a result, he did many different things that led towards problems. As you surely figured out, there are reports that Iulia is haunting the castle and that she plays at the piano every single night.
Hell Fire Club – Montpelier Hill, Ireland
In the year 1725 this club was built. It first was a hunting lodge. Eventually it became a place where Dublin elites would gather for devil worship and debauchery. Animals were sacrificed, we had black masses organized and murder was, of course, present. Ghost tours and tourists keep visiting because of the huge hauntings that happened along the years.