Paranormal Hotspots: 3 Haunted Places You Need to Experience

Many people like to limit their scary experiences to Halloween or scary movies. Some enjoy a good scare all year long and actively seek out haunted places worldwide.  

If you’re an adventurous globetrotter interested in the paranormal, these scary spots will appeal to you. 

Paranormal Hotspots

This 11th-century fortified castle in Scotland’s capital is steeped in Scottish history, serving as the home of monarchs like Mary, Queen of Scotts during the Middle Ages, and being under siege almost two dozen times during times of war. 

1. Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Scotland

2. Lizzie Borden House, Fall River, Massachusetts

The Lizzie Borden House is the site of the notorious deaths of Lizzie Borden’s father and stepmother in 1892. Visitors reported hearing the sounds of children laughing, footsteps, and creaking floors and stairs.  

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Others swear they’ve seen ghostly figures throughout various rooms of the dwelling. Today it’s a popular bed-and-breakfast offering ghost tours and overnight stays. 

3. Akershus Fortress, Oslo, Norway

Considered Norway’s most haunted place, Akershus Fortress is a medieval castle that’s a major attraction for traveling ghost hunters. 

This castle has been a fortress, prison, military base, and royal family home. There have been sightings of a faceless woman and a demon dog who supposedly guards the castle. 

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