The worst place on Earth
• The worst place on Earth
Each of us has his own ideas as to what is scary, but all surely agree that all the seats induce fear from this list. Many of them - the result of human activity. You are waiting for the nightmarish, apocalyptic landscapes, ghost stories, mad scientists, serial killers, the gateway to other worlds, secrets and legends, and, of course, before erupting all over his body.
legged consider this place the most terrible in Italy. Pauwels - a small island near Venice. The island was a plague pit - a mass quarantine of victims of the bubonic plague during the epidemic of the Black Death in Europe. Here infected living out its last days, until finally were buried in huge pits. Thousands of graves were discovered in 2007, but hundreds of thousands of souls not rest buried in them, are not the only secret of this place. building of the psychiatric hospital was built in 1922 on the island has become a tradition.
According to legend, the chief doctor spent here all kinds of experiments on his patients, tormenting and torturing them. In the end he went mad and committed suicide by jumping from the tower. Some say that he survived the fall, but it disappeared. In 1968, the hospital closed its doors, and the island was left in a derelict state.
One of the most unusual temples in the world - a chapel in the town of Kutna Hora in the Czech Republic is decorated with the skeletons of more than 70, 000 people. It seems like this place is completely made out of bones. When it was rumored that a piece of the Holy Land is located in the small town of Kutna Hora in the Czech Republic, many people from all over the world have chosen it as their place of burial. It is now run out of space for burials. And a local friar began putting bury people in the chapel - was born as a result of one of the most unusual sights in the world, which is called the ossuary.
Once upon a time ... there lived a little girl and she was a doll. So could begin the story of this place. An extensive system of canals and artificial islands called chinampas is in Hochimilko area in Mexico and is home to one of the scariest places on Earth. The islands were inhabited by a single person - there lived a hermit Julian Santana Barrera. Once one of the channels, he found drowned the little girl, and then her doll nailed to the shore of one of the islands. In memory of the girl he hung a doll from a tree. Thus he honored her spirit, and then started to collect dolls and hang them in the trees. This place soon became known as Isla de las Munekas or Island Dolls.
On the banks of Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans is the most terrible swamp haunted the world. According to legend and local folklore in the Swamp Manchak are not only huge alligators, but also the terrible monster. The place is said to be the home of Rugari, werewolf species. But that's not all horror - in a swamp inhabited by a ghost and Julie White, voodoo priestess, who predicted that one day will die, and will take away all the inhabitants of the swamp with him. She was right. When the priestess died in 1915, a hurricane struck the region and destroyed three neighboring villages. New Orleans - American Capital of witchcraft in these swamps notorious Dolphin Lelori tortured and killed their slaves with her husband, Dr. Leonard Lelori. Also known as the Swamp Ghost, Manchak - sinister place where visitors often meet Lelori bodies of the victims.
Also known as the Bermuda Triangle of Romania, Hui-bachi in the heart of Transylvania, it is one of the worst forest in the world. Stories of missing persons, observations of UFOs, strange shadows, radioactive areas, rabid compasses and electronic devices keep people in fear and puzzling scientists. Locals refuse to go to Hui-Bachi, afraid of nausea, dizziness, cold, even unexplained scratches and burns on their skin. It is said that the forest - the gateway to another world. Sometimes in the snow and the mud right in front of the visitors appear strange footprints as if some invisible being passed around. Photos sometimes fix shadows, silhouettes and strange lights that does not see people. Even to this day, the researchers found no clear explanation of these processes. The place became known in 1968, when a military technician Emil Barnea ignored all warnings and decided to spend a weekend in the woods. In the light of the day he and his friends saw what looked like a UFO, took a few pictures of the flying object. Years after that, international experts classify photographs as the clearest UFO pictures ever made.
26th April 1986 at 1:23 am the fourth reactor of Chernobyl nuclear power plant exploded. All residents in nearby areas were evacuated due to the extremely high levels of radiation. Abandoned cities often appear in movies and books, but we rarely get to see one of them in real life. Pripyat - a town, a part of the restricted zone of Chernobyl, just 15 kilometers from the nuclear plant. The settlement was founded in 1970 specifically for workstations and their families. After the nuclear disaster in 1986, Pripyat was abandoned. Residents left in such a hurry that they left everything - clothes and belongings.
In the foothills of Mount Fuji in Japan is Aokigahara Forest, which in Japanese mythology have always considered demonic place. This - the second most popular suicide spot in the world, after the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Starting from 1950, more than 500 people died in the Forest Aokigahara, mostly men aged about 30 years. No one can explain what attracts people who want to commit suicide. It is said that the ghosts of suicides still roam through the woods, scaring tourists and photographers, and a lure for others. Another ominous feature - an unusual silence of the forest. Scientists have explained that this is due to the high density of trees that block the wind. However - it is very scary and creepy as the calm before the storm.
An extensive network of labyrinthine catacombs encompasses dungeon of Paris and is one of its main and most bizarre attractions. This place is visited by over a million tourists each year. In the 17th and 18th centuries, Paris has become too crowded and needed more land to expand its territory. Authorities have come up with "practical" solution to the problem - dug up the dead, and buried their remains in the catacombs beneath the city. The bones were placed on the shelves of one over the other, feet to feet, hands to hands and skull to the skull. L'Ossuaire Municipal - creepy crypt containing the earthly remains of more than 6 million souls. Monumental silence is not the only scary thing that visitors will encounter here. A strong smell of putrefaction and twilight will be all the way to accompany the brave souls who have decided to go into the catacombs of Paris.
The most horrific concentration camp in the world is 38 miles west of Krakow. Auschwitz was established by the Nazis, mainly to destroy the Jews. Prisoners were tortured, starved, burned in large furnaces. Auschwitz saw 2.5 million prisoners were executed under the Nazi regime, including Jews, Gypsies, Poles and Soviet soldiers. One of the worst places in the world, with its gas chambers and the cells are now open to visitors. However, many of the guests left the tour midway, unable to bear the tension and horror. Man here may just burst into tears, feeling as if some invisible hands touch it, or hear the quiet whisper of the beyond. The atmosphere is really depressing. The inner walls of the gas chambers even retained the mark of the nails scratches left by people going to die.
secret prison of Pol Pot, codenamed security prison 21, is a former high school, where thousands of people were tortured and killed between 1975 and 1979, under the reign of the Khmer Rouge in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Approximately 17 000 inhabitants were killed by torture in these walls. Only seven are known to have survived. Most were forced to confess to crimes they did not commit. It is said that their ghosts still roam the halls and cells of Tuol Sleng. The Khmer Rouge were recording all interrogations, storing them in a personal archive. Almost 6 000 of these records have been restored and now hang on the walls of the prison. Each tells a separate story - the recognition of the innocent people who were thrown into the room, men, mothers with babies in their arms. 21 prison security has recently been converted into a Genocide Museum Tuol Sleng and is open to all visitors.