Do you suffer from insomnia or in plain simple terms, random thoughts keep you up at nights? Then the following compilation of facts will let you know how childish were your reasons earlier for being unable to sleep. Try and remember that time when you saw a horror movie at night and felt that someone is pulling your leg at midnight or 3′ O clock. You might not have been able to sleep that night, today you’ll be staying up all night because of the curiosity which the following facts will give rise to in your brain.
Stories of dark pasts, unsatisfied souls, and evil spirits, these creepy isolated structures are more than enough to make you crap your pants. Come along as we bring to you a compilation of 40 drop-dead creepy abandoned structures around the globe. If haunted is your kind of thrill, then these places might just become your next exploring expedition.
1. The Sunken Yacht, Antarctica
The southmost continent of the planet Earth – Antarctica is an ice-covered landmass located at the South Pole. The place which is virtually uninhabited has this spooky looking ship called The Mar Sem Fim frozen beneath. A Brazilian Yacht that was wrecked near Ardley Cove in Antarctica and now terrifies us by just looking at its picture.
2. Abandoned Domino Sugar Factory, New York
In 1882, this used to be the largest sugar refinery in the world. But in 2000, the refinery witnessed the longest labor strike in the history of New York City. As a result, it stopped operating after running for 148 years.
3. The Maunsell Sea Forts, England
These were constructed to provide protection against the German air or naval raids during World War II.
4. The Last House on Holland Island, USA
This house was what was the last of the remains of Holland Island before it too collapsed in 2010.
5. Pripyat, Ukraine
Pripyat remains as a radioactive ghost city haunted by the nightmares of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster of 1986.
6. Kolmanskop, Namibia
This once flourishing settlement in Namibia was left deserted in the1950s and is now only visited by photographers and explorers.
7. House of the Bulgarian Communist Party, Bulgaria
This architectural marvel that has an eerie feel to it was left deserted after the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991.
8. Chateau Miranda, Belgium
This castle was built with an intention of hiding by French aristocrats who were trying to escape the revolution. Because of its past, this haunting castle remains a favorite ghost hunting destination among people who visit it.
9. Abandoned Church with lingering Parishioners, Czech Republic
This picture gave me chills!
10. Nara Dreamland, Japan
This park was inspired by Disneyland and opened in 1961.
11. An Overgrown Palace, Poland
Looks similar to those in the ghost movies!
12. San Zhi Houses, Taiwan
These alien-looking structures were built with the purpose to serve as a holiday destination for the U.S. military officers. However the building shut down in 1980 because of losses in investments and dreadful car accidents.
13. The Jet Star Rollercoaster, New Jersey
The Jet Star Rollercoaster is yet another victim of the superstorm Sandy that hit in 2013.
14. Floating Forest, Australia
This hauntingly beautiful floating forest sets an example of nature’s struggle for survival.
15. An Uninhabited Island, USA
Built in 1981, these structures were the holiday home of oil producer Bob Lee before falling into despair. Even today, their fate is still uncertain.
16. New Bedford Orpheum, USA
The New Bedford Orpheum is an old theater located in Massachusetts, due to reasons it had to be shut down in 1959.
17. Abandoned Train Station, Georgia
This station was left abandoned because of continued disputes between Georgia and Russia.
18. Abandoned Military Hospital, Germany
This spooky image is of a military hospital that was abandoned shortly after the Soviets left the hospital in 1995. It had also helped Adolf Hitler recover from a leg wound that he incurred at the Battle of Somme fought in 1916.
19. Salto Hotel, Colombia
The Hotel De Salto opened in 1928, to serve tourists who came to admire the 157 meter-tall Tequendama waterfall. This place is believed to be haunted which is what’s making it even more spooky.
20. Subway Tunnel, Ukraine
This image is of an abandoned subway tunnel from a metro system underneath the city of Kiev, Ukraine.
21. Submarine Base, Ukraine
This submarine base serves as a national naval museum booming with unknown and undiscovered secrets.
22. Old Retro Bar, Pines Hotel
The place is very spooky which makes this haunted place ideal for thrill seekers.
23. Hanging Room in a Coal Mine, France
Clothes still remain hanging from the ceiling of the mine.
24. Underwater City, China
This amazing city trapped underwater is 1341 years old and known by the name of Shicheng, or Lion City.
25. Wreck of the SS America, Canary Islands
The mighty SS American Star that was wrecked in a severe storm in Playa de Garcey.
26. Abandoned Factory, Italy
Staircase in an old abandoned factory in Italy.
27. A forgotten hallway
This forgotten hallway reminds me scenes from haunted movies.
28. An Abandoned Subway Stop, New York
This is a beautiful yet haunted abandoned subway stop in New York.
29. Abandoned Submarine Base, Russia
This submarine base in Russia is an enormous building scoured by ocean tides and haunted by hulking machines, slowly corroding into rust.
30. A reflecting pool on an abandoned estate, USA
This reflecting pool covered in moss is an abandoned estate in Florida.
31. Vending Machine in an Abandoned Farm, Japan
This vending machine was left abandoned in a rice field in Fukushima following the catastrophic tsunami of 2011.
32. Abandoned mining track, Taiwan
The mining track itself has an uncanny haunted vibe to it.
33. Bare footprints embedded forever in an abandoned nuclear reactor.
If the nuclear reactor itself isn’t scary enough, the footprints do the needful.
34. The Eastern State Penitentiary, Pennsylvania
These walls were once one of the most modern prisons in the US. I wonder what deep secrets and stories these walls might be hiding.
35. A church on a frozen lake, Italy
It is cold, it is spooky, and it is also abandoned.
36. An Abandoned Mill, Italy
Located in Italy, this mill was left abandoned due to geographical issues. Its surroundings make it even more desolated and spooky.
37. Willard Asylum, New York
50,000 patients admitted to the asylum died within its walls. Needless to say, it is one of the creepiest places you could possibly imagine.
38. Abandoned House in Virginia, USA
This room could make anyone scream with fright.
39. An Abandoned Church in the snow, Canada
Along with its deserted surroundings, the light rays make it look haunted as ever.
40. I.M. Cooling Tower, Belgium
These are the worn out remains of a cooling tower in an old power station in Monceau, Belgium.