Austria

 

Central cemetery, Vienna, the largest cemetery in Vienna and the burial site of many famous people. including Mozart and Beethoven, many fleeting figures have been seen wandering the tombstones of this huge cemetery, the last resting place of over 2.5 million people.

 

Moosham Castle, Salzburg, Known locally as the witches castle, due to the many witch trials that were held here. Between 1675 and 1689, when witch mania had already decreased elsewhere in Europe, hundreds of victims were tortured and executed within its walls. Many strange occurrences have happened here from people being touched by unseen hands to sightings of spectral figures, it also has its tale of being the lair of a Werewolf.

 

Denmark

 

Dragsholm Castle is said to be haunted by the ghost of James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, who was imprisoned there for about five years until his death in 1578.

 

France

 

The Catacombs of Paris France, are a massive collection of bones moved from cemeteries in Paris to the tunnels of underground stone queries. People believe that the way the bodies were placed in the tunnel is disrespectful and causes the spirits to haunt the living. Many people claim to have heard voices and were too afraid to enter again.

 

Château de Trécesson  Brittany. Several legends are attached to the château. The best known is that of the White lady, but there are also those of the Headless curate, the phantom card players and the Manoir du Pied d’Ânon

 

Germany

 

Eltz Castle Legend says that the ghosts of medival knights still haunt the castle grounds.

 

Dachau Concentration Camp Munich. Pictures taken inside the buildings and outside on the property when developed show odd shapes in red and black.

 

Rudolf-Harbig-Stadium is a football (soccer) venue in Dresden, Saxony, a pale spirit in a tattered uniform and a field cap,  accompanies people without saying a word and then disappears before their eyes.

 

Holland

 

Amsterdam's old spinning house  The spirits of young lovers. He was a priest, who eventually killed himself through grief at being unable to see the young girl again, whilst she served out her punishment at the spinhuis.

 

Anne Frank's House Around to the back at midnight it is said that you can see the figure of a young girl (believed to be Anne herself) gazing out the window.

 

Italy

 

Lucedio abbey, Trino, in 1684 young girls living in Trino claimed to have seen the devil in their dreams, who seduced them and sent them to visit the monks at the local abbey. The girls corrupted the abbey and converted the monks to Satanism. Pope Pius VI closed the Abbey in 1784 because of the widespread tales of abuse. All the abbots were buried in the sitting position in a circle in the crypt-and became naturally mummified.

The Abbey has been reopened but a mysterious fog appears in one area near the church, and a pillar that's always wet.

 

Poveglia is a small island located between Venice and Lido in the Venetian Lagoon, northern Italy. A small canal divides the island into two parts.

According to legend, during Roman times it was used to isolate thousands of plague victims, and during the three occasions when the Black Death spread through Europe, the island was used as a lazaretto and plague pit - it was considered an efficient way of keeping the infected people separated from the healthy. Over 160,000 people died on the island throughout its history.

Another legend surrounds a building erected in 1922 on the island, which was used as a mental hospital, The legend states that a doctor tortured and butchered many of the patients, before going "mad" and jumping to his death from the bell tower. According to that same legend, he survived the fall, but was 'strangled by a mist that came up from the ground'. The ruins remain to this day.

 

 

Norway

 

Bymyra Barnehage Tromsø, At the kindergarden in Tromsø, staff have reported hearing voices and feeling a precense touching them when nobody is near them. A priest was called in to exorcise the ghost.

Lier Sykehus, mental hospital  is considered one of the most haunted locations in the country.

 

Nidarosdomen A monk haunts the church in Trondheim. It was first reported in the media in Aftenposten in 1924, the article was penned by the bishop at the time, Marie Gleditsch.

 

Norsk Rettsmuseum The building was once the citys prison, people claim to have heard steps and voices from cell No 11. According to witnesses the ghost is a former judge, who's spirit chose to remain in the cell where a man killed himself after being convicted of a crime he didn't commit.

 

Porsgrunn Sykehjem, Staff in 2006 refused to work at night until a priest blessed the premises because of the ghosts that haunt the grounds.

 

Poland

 

Notecka Forest The ruined cemetery of a German community which made its home in the forest of what was once the German state of Brandenburg, the only trace of this community is the neglected and overgrown graveyard. Local legend claims that you can hear voices speaking what sounds like German and other strange noises in and around the graveyard and surrounding woodland. Others claim to have seen the ghosts of children wandering in the forest.

 

Romania

 

Poenari Castle built in the 13th century, in the 15th century Vlad III the Impaler repaired the castle, making it one of his main fortresses. After Vlad’s death the castle fell to ruin but it is still standing in part. The castle is considered to be one of the most haunted places in the world.
 

Russia

 
The Kremlin, Moscow. The ghost of Ivan the Terrible has been seen walking on a bell tower. Ivan did not like his son’s wife. One night, in a violent argument over the wife‘s behavior, Ivan clubbed his beloved only son to death. His ghost appeared to the last czar, Nicholas the Second. His visits are said to portended disaster.
 

Sweden

 

Göksholms Slott.  King Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson is said to haunt this Castle.
He was murdered on the lake next to the Castle by a man named Måns Bengtsson. His penalty was that both he and his wife where brought to the cellar of the Castle and bricked up within its walls, their spirits have also been seen at the place.

 

Palace of Scheffler, Stockholm, Built in the 1690's by a merchant named Hans Petter Scheffler, paranormal activity has been reported since the 18th century. In 1907 a grave was found on the property, The skeleton was dug up and moved to a cemetery and it has been speculated that more graves are at this location. According to legend, a young couple were murdered and their bodies bricked-up in the wall of the basement.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moosham Castle

 

Spinhuis Amsterdam

 

Anne Franks House

 

Eltz Castle

 

 

 

 

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