The border between the living and the dead becomes hazy in the experiences of individuals who have encountered the unexplainable, so get ready to walk in their shoes. This list of 10 actual ghost sightings is not for the faint-hearted.
10. The Tower of London
With 900 years of existence, the Tower of London has now been known with the reputation as the most haunted place in the UK. The most tenacious of all ghosts in the Tower of London is that of Queen Anne Boleyn who was married to King Henry VIII and executed at Tower Green for adultery, incest, and treason. Since being beheaded, her ghost has been spotted haunting the hallways.
And Anne Boleyn is not the only one in her hauntings. The tower also holds the secrets of the ill-fated “Princes in the Tower” young royals whose lives were suddenly cut short.
9. Eilean Mor Lighthouse Keepers
The story of Scalpay Lighthouse is steeped in the night of January 1900, when three lighthouse keepers on a remote island disappeared, never to be seen again. Inside, they discovered an open door, evidence of a hurried exit, and a frozen scene with dishes left unfinished and chairs flipped upside down.
Visitors have since then described unexplained footsteps echoing in dark hallways, flickering lights, and a bone-chilling cold that cuts them to the core. There are moments when it seems as though there is someone’s constant presence in the air, watching you.
8. Popobawa of Tanzania
Believed to have first appeared on the Tanzanian island of Pemba by residents of Zanzibar Popobawa, also known as Popo Bawa, is the name of a wicked spirit or shetani. The Mythical Creature used to appear in the form of a human or bat Creature and is particularly believed to attack people, especially men at night causing them to experience paralyzing fear and sexual assaults.
Even though the Popobawa has been hard to find lately, Zanzibar’s inhabitants are still haunted by its terrifying history.
7. Poenari Fortress–Romania
Poenari Fortress is known to be undoubtedly the darkest story in all of Europe. Vlad Tepes III the Impaler or Vlad Dracula, was a ruler of Wallachia who ruled with a reign of terror over his lands in the 15th century. According to legends, he called together every villager thought to be planning an attack on him and had them all impaled at the base of his castle. Since that time, the ruins of the house perched on a hill are claimed to be haunted by the souls of all these tragic individuals’ restless souls of laborers who died during the mansion’s construction.
6. Salem Cemetery–Ohio
The Salem Cemetery is haunted by the restless spirits of those who were buried here under tragic circumstances. One of the most famous ghostly tales revolves around a young woman named Louiza Fox who was brutally murdered by Thomas Carr. The area where the body of Fox was left over is said to be the place where many have reported seeing the ghost of the girl.
In a similar vein, there have been numerous tales of paranormal activity in the Salem Cemetery. Unexpected temperature changes, flickering lights, and a sense of being watched have all been reported by visitors.
5. Lui Family Mansion Taiwan
Constructed in 1929, this three-story Baroque Lui Family Mansion also known as the Minxiong Ghost Mansion once served as the opulent home for the affluent Lui family. The Mansion became a haunted location with unknown demise and troubled spirits of the Lui family concealed in mystery.
Some said the family of esteemed merchants and prominent landowners seek retribution for past injustices while Others believed that they are the ghosts of construction workers that perished during the building of the mansion.
4. The Greenbrier Ghost
Elva Zona Heaster Shue Initially was presumed to be dead from natural causes until her mother, Mary Jane Heaster declared that the spirit of her departed daughter claimed she was murdered by none other than Elva’s own husband, Erasmus Stribbling Trout Shue.
Authorities discovered a horrifying fact about the case when they dug deeper and discovered Elva’s neck had been snapped. Erasmus Shue was given a life term in prison as a result of the devastating evidence.
Ghostly apparitions and mysterious happenings continue to dredge up a history that won’t go away, from the house where Elva used to dwell to the surrounding cemetery where she is buried eternally.
3. La Pisadeira Brazil
Anyone who dares to have a heavy dinner before bed is haunted by La Pisadeira of Brazil. According to people, this Brazilian ghost stalks the night, waiting for the right opportunity to strike
La Pisadeira makes her way into the victim’s bedroom when they lie down. The sleeper is rendered powerless and paralyzed when she sits on their chest. The person struggles to open their eyes as they come to terms with a dreadful reality.
La Pisadeira was described as a gaunt crone with long nails, untidy hair, and shabby clothing who typically assaults male victims sexually.
2. Toni Jo Henry
The Calcasieu Courthouse in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is reported to be haunted by Toni Jo Henry’s ghost. Most of the paranormal activity visitors report seem to center on the third floor of the courthouse, where Toni Jo was briefly detained while awaiting trial.
The ghost of Toni Jo is frequently described as a young woman wearing a white dress. Numerous reports of these sightings have drawn attention from the general public, and media outlets including KPLC news and the Travel Channel’s Ghost Stories have featured her captivating narrative.
1. El Sibon
El Silbón is the vengeful ghost of a little boy from Colombia and Venezuela who killed his father after seeing his unfaithful mother killed by his father.
El Silbón, carrying his mother’s bones in a bag, prowls the grassland plains looking for fresh victims. El Silbón is described as a towering, gaunt creature whose frightful appearance will live on in the nightmares of everyone who sees him.