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The 15 most Bizarre Places on Earth

20 April 2017 - 09:58


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As you go on living, there comes certain times when you tend to forget about the strangest places you have heard of. A place where people suicide, the lake where you don’t know the depth or that one place from people don’t return. There are so many strange places yet to explore. Places where we were unable to derive a scientific explanation. An unexplored corner of wonder and fear. 

1. Hoia Baciu Forest, Romania

This forest is referred to as the “Bermuda Triangle” of Romania. Many people have claimed to have seen UFOs here, and some have gone missing. Moreover, there have been sightings of mysterious Electrical phenomenon.

2. The Catacombs, Paris 

These catacombs in Paris is a massive ossuary beneath the city's roads. Under the beautiful city, it is an unexplored world of death which has approximately 6 million dead bodies.

3. The Door to Hell, Turkmenistan

The door to hell was a gas field which was set on fire by the Soviets. Since then, the fire has been burning continuously, and that was over 40 years ago.

4. Leap Castle, Ireland

The leap Castle ranks at the top of the most haunted castles in the world. People say that the long hallways of this gigantic castle is patrolled by an unseen force, "The Elemental". It was a burial ground for slaughtered victims, and is said to be built on a torture pit.

5. San Zhi Resort, Taiwan

The resort construction was stopped supposedly due to the occurrence of numerous strange deaths. Now it stands dead and empty. 

6. Centralia, Pennsylvania

This place was a bustling mining town, until the coal veins under the city had caught fire. The town was abandoned except for a few people living there. This fire has been burning since 1962 and it is the inspiration for the movie Silent Hill.

7. Island of the Dolls, Mexico

According to the legends, a girl died in the canals surrounding the island. Since then, dolls started washing ashore and the only resident and caretaker of the island began to hang the dolls in her memory.

8. The Bermuda Triangle, Atlantic Ocean

Bermuda triangle is famed for its mysterious shipwrecks and missing persons. Many conspiracy theories circle this place. But nothing has been proven so far.

9. Maunsell Sea Forts, North Sea, England

Initially created during  WWII to protect England from a potential Nazi invasion. But it stands empty and haunted in an eerie silhouette.

10. Varosha, Cyprus

Varosha was completely evacuated after the Turkish invasion. Now it is a deserted town of past memories.

11. Akodessewa Fetish Market, Togo

This is the largest voodoo market that sells flesh, human skulls, shrunken heads to priests who can predict the future, bring good health or bless and create fetishes.

12. Goblin Valley State Park, Utah, USA

The landscape is covered in thousands of hoodoos and hoodoo rocks, referred to locally as "goblins", these sandstone goblins and strange formations are often compared to Mars.

13. Socotra Island, Yemen

The island of Socotra is blessed with an incredible biodiversity system. It is home to plants and trees that aren't found anywhere else in the world.

14.The Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland

These incredible rock formations were formed from a volcanic eruption that happened 60 million years ago. Due to its perfect formations, local legends say that it was built by Giants.

15. Plain of Jars, Laos

Mysterious giant stone jars are scattered over hundred of kilometers. Their origin is unknown but local legend says that these were used to brew wine for Giants and others say that these huge cylindrical jars were used in ancient funeral ceremonies. 

Some of the most bizarre places on earth aren't necessarily haunted, instead most places are haunted by the memories of the terrors and that were once committed there. The absence of life in a place is in fact an ancient link to the past. 


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