7 Creepy Cemeteries for Epic Ghost Hunting ...


7 Creepy Cemeteries for Epic Ghost Hunting ...
7 Creepy Cemeteries for Epic Ghost Hunting ...

Creepy cemeteries are all over the globe and if you’re into the paranormal, it can be really fun to check them out. With all the new ghost hunting shows dominating television these days, it’s exciting to get in on the trend. If you’re also a world traveler, it’s a great way to explore places you might never think to otherwise. Check out this short list of creepy cemeteries to get yourself started with and then let me know if you have any other favorites.

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Haworth Cemetery, England

Haworth Cemetery, England This is the famed resting place of the Bronte sisters and one of the creepiest of creepy cemeteries, so it’s a must-see for cemetery connoisseurs. There are headstones dating back many centuries here and many of them are young children under the age of six. In the 17th century, people in Haworth knew very little about disease and cleanliness, so the little ones often succumbed to death early. If that’s not creepy enough, this cemetery also boasts plenty of ancient buildings said to be haunted by ghosts of people who lived there in the past.


St. Louis Cemetery #1, New Orleans

St. Louis Cemetery #1, New Orleans This cemetery just so happens to rank as the most haunted cemetery in the entire world. With the strange practices down South, including voodoo, it’s no wonder this place is supposed to be full of ghosts. In fact, Marie Lauveau is buried here and is said to be the most famous princess of voodoo that ever lived. Visitors say they hear eerie groans and footsteps that are sure to scare the pants right off of you.


Western Burial Ground, Maryland

Western Burial Ground, Maryland Here lies Edgar Allan Poe, one of the greatest masters of eerie and creepy. So it goes to follow that visiting this cemetery is sure to be a spooky experience. Visitors to Western Burial Ground report seeing Poe wandering the grounds, so be on the lookout for him. There are plenty of war soldiers buried here too, so they might also make an appearance.


Père Lachaise, Paris

Père Lachaise, Paris If you’re a Jim Morrison fan, this is a cemetery that can’t be missed. Not only does it boast lots of paths for easy walking, but there are tombstones dating back many, many years. Obviously, this place gets pretty crowded with tourists so I would suggest a nightly visit, or it won’t be all that spooky.


Resurrection Cemetery, Chicago

Resurrection Cemetery, Chicago Since the 1930s, visitors to this cemetery have reported seeing the apparition of a young ghost named Mary. Talk about creepy! The cemetery also has lots of graves to wander through and test your ghost hunting skills with any equipment you have. Good luck!

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Garden of Hope Cemetery, Mississippi

Garden of Hope Cemetery, Mississippi The creepy story behind this cemetery is sure to scare you and make this place ultra spooky. One rainy night an entire family – parents and three kids – were murdered and are buried in a single grave that sits all by itself in the cemetery. Locals say they’ve seen these poor murdered children playing in the cemetery.


La Noria Cemetery, Chile

La Noria Cemetery, Chile Located in an abandoned mining town, this cemetery has lots of reported paranormal activity. The cemetery isn’t maintained, so that really adds to the creepiness of it. The tombstones are crumbling and falling over and there are some graves that have been opened. Not only is this cemetery spooky, but it’s also sort of dangerous so be cautious as you walk through, especially at night.

Do you like to tour old cemeteries? I think it’s interesting to get a sense of the history of a place, but I don’t go looking for ghosts.

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