10 Scariest Destinations in the World

The Scariest Destinations to Visit

Some of the scariest destinations do not only scare you, they take the air out of your breathe and haunt your memories for a long time.

Are you brave enough to visit any of the scariest destinations we have listed? If you are ready to escape to clown-themed hotels or Island of Dolls, we got you covered with haunting destinations.

 Scariest Destinations

The scariest destinations you can’t stand

Clown Motel

The Clown Motel is not for the faint-hearted, especially those suffering from coulrophobia, which is the fear of clowns.

The motel is situated in an old mining town of Tonopah. This place is the creepiest motel with a crown theme. Everywhere is stuff with clowns, and most are very terrifying.

You can find intimidating life-size clowns that will spook you. To make this destination scarier, it is located next to an old graveyard full of gold miners.

Winchester House, USA

Winchester House is among the scariest destinations on earth. When William Wirt Winchester died, his widow built a labyrinthine of stairs, hallways and 

windows in and around her house.

She believed that this would save her from the many wicked and angry spirits that were haunting her because of the people her husband killed.

The construction did not finish, even when she died, the construction continued.

Hoia-Baciu Forest, Romania

Hoia-Baciu Forest is listed among the scariest destinations you can visit. Dracula’s Castle is not close to the spooky feeling this forest exudes.

The forest steeped in the mysterious story is believed to be the most haunted place you can ever be on earth.

Rumors of disappearances and alien encounters are what keep this forest reserved for the brave.

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Island of Dolls, Mexico

Isla de las Muñecas or Island of the Dolls has a disturbing story behind it. It was said that Don Julian Santana found the body of a young girl who had drowned in the lake.

He started collecting and dropping dolls in different positions along the canal as a sign of respect to the dead child.

He did not just hang normal dolls, but scary and maimed dolls, making it one of the scariest destinations you can visit. Sadly, he was found drowned in the same river where he found the little girl.

Tower of London, UK

While many people have visited the Tower of London, it has not stopped it from being one of the scariest destinations to visit.

The tower is believed to be haunted because of the two young princes who were murdered here. People claimed to see their shadowy figures and holding their hands.


 Others said that the headless ghost of Anne Boleyn has also been spotted in many parts of the Tower.

Fearful and Scariest Destinations in the World

Stanley Hotel, USA

Stephen King was inspired to write ‘ The Shining,’ here. If you want to feel the dread and fear of seeing ghosts, you can visit Stanley Hotel at the night. Room 217 is the most haunted in the hotel.

You can hear the piano been played in the room by no human. The hotel is among the scariest destinations to visit.

Sedlec Ossuary, Czech Republic

This church is made of human bones, and called “the Bone Church.” The place holds some of the world’s more macabre art.

You cannot help but run if you cannot withstand the scene in this place of bones.

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Veijo Rönkkönen, Finland

Thinking of the scariest destinations to keep you awake in the night, check out the ‘VeijoRönkkönen Sculpture Garden.’

VeijoRönkkönen was a loner who spent his time alone and transformed a forest into a scary and haunted place with his 550 sculptures.

Monte Cristo Homestead NSW

Monte Cristo Homestead was built in 1884 as a scary place. People believed it is the most haunted home in Australia.

The locals have sighted a woman in her period dress. She was a former maid who died here. Only the brave can sleep here.

City of the Dead, Russia

The village of Dargavs is called the ‘City of the Dead’ and is believed to be one of the scariest destinations in Russia. It sits on the graves of tens of thousands of bodies.

The village is nestled in one of the five mountain ridges separating the Caucasus Mountains.



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