5 Creepy Abandoned Places You Can Actually Visit
The Sedlec Ossuary, Czech Republic
The Sedlec graveyard had been a popular burial site until 1870, when the local priests decided to finally do something about all the creepy bones lying around the place. This is what they came up with – a chapel notorious for being decorated with thousands of human remains.
Tuol Sleng, Cambodia
The Toul Sleng Genocide Museum is located at the site a former high school in Phnom Penh. Under the Khmer Rouge it served as Security Prison 21, and as many as 20,000 people were tortured and subsequently perished at this site. The grim museum contains features skulls and instruments of torture along with photographs of inmates.
San Zhi Resort, Taiwan
The ghost town of San Zhi is found just outside Taipei. The site was meant to be the resort for the rich and famous but the construction was promptly shut down after a series of unexplained on-site fatal accidents. The actual story of San Zhi is still shrouded in secrecy. It is not known how many people died there and locals prefer to keep it secret.
Culloden Moor, Scotland
Culloden Moor is known as the scene of the last battle fought on British soil. The great battle was between government forces and Jacobites, who kept their loyalty to Bonnie Prince Charlie. The site is rumored to be haunted by those who perished during the bloody slaughter.
The small island of Poveglia near Venice, Italy, was formerly a “plague pit.” During the height of the Black Death thousands of people passed away here. Furthermore, the building on the island was previously used as a mental hospital and the doctor who was in charge of the facility was rumored to butcher and torture his patients before going insane himself. The island is now closed to visitors.