5 Morbidly Fascinating Places in the World


#1 Six Flags New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

This amusement park got the name of Jazzland when it opened in 2000 in New Orleans. The “Six Flags” company purchased the amusement park in 2002 to upgrade the estate. Unfortunately, hurricane Katrina took all the cheer out of this place and since that time the park has been abandoned.

#2 The Skull Tower, Nis, Serbia

The city of Nis in the south of Serbia was the center of the First Serbian Uprising. In 1809 the city was invaded by Turkish. The rebels stationed there were greatly outnumbered and they decided to set up an explosion instead of surrendering. Turkish commanders ordered to construct a 15-feet “Skull Tower” In retaliation and place all the remains of the dead soldiers there.

#3 Danvers State Insane Asylum, Massachusetts, USA

During the 1920s and 1930s Danvers State Hospital was one of the most notorious insane asylums in the States. Reports claimed that shock therapy and drugs were used during the treatment process along with occasional frontal lobotomies. Danvers State Insane Asylum was closed in 1992.

#4 Holy Land USA, Connecticut, USA

“Holy Land USA” hosted up to 40,000 visitors per year in the late 1960s. The property was prosperous until its owner until John Greco died in 1986. Since then the park had changed a number of owners until eventually “Holy Land USA” became abandoned. It is now only a mere shadow of its former glory.

 

#5 The Titanic’s Cemetery, Halifax, Canada

After the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg several search-and-rescue teams from Halifax, Canada, were sent to save the passengers and recover the departed. 121 of the Titanic victims now rest in peace in Fair Lawn Cemetery, Halifax.

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