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Nine Haunted Places In Asia

October 23rd, 2008 by

GhostThrill-seeking travelers would find no shortage of haunted places to visit around Asia. After all, a whole sub-genre of movies called Asian Horror wouldn’t be so popular if cultures across the continent didn’t have their own ghostly legends.

Here are nine places in Asia that are said to be haunted.

Old Changi Hospital – once a military hospital in Singapore before being closed down some years ago, this hospital is the most haunted spot in Asia’s most ghost-ridden city. The morgue is a particular hot spot for ghost sightings of the headless and feetless kind. Recently, plans have been drawn out to convert the area into a spa resort. Will it still maintain its most haunted status by then?

Lipe Island, Thailand – located in the Andaman Sea, Lipe is inhabited by the Chao-Le, an ethnic group that are nicknamed the “Gypsies of the Sea.” The Chao-Le still cling to animist beliefs, and say their island is full of rowdy spirits which they call ha-too. Tourists also claim feeling the presence of invisible forces during their visit there. Residents are said to be able to appease these spirits with offerings of cupcakes and cold strawberry softdrinks.

Tao Dan Public Park – in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, this park is said to be haunted by the ghost of a young man who is looking for his lover. Years ago, a couple was attacked in the area, with a man killed while his girlfriend repeatedly raped.

Victoria Institution - a famous school in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, this was turned into a torture chamber for captured soldiers and civilians by the Japanese during World War II. Apparitions are occasionally sighted during both night and day, and violent possessions among the students have been recorded.

Manila Film Center - situated in Pasay City, Philippines, this building was rushed into construction to meet the deadline for a film festival back in the 80’s. When an accident claimed the lives of several construction workers, the contractors had concrete poured over the remains in order to stick to the schedule. Today, strange voices are heard throughout the Film Center. Attempts to appease the spirits have yet to succeed.

Yu Shan Fan Dian – built in the city of Chengde, China which is north of Beijing. It is a 220-room hotel besides the Yangtze River which is popular with summer vacationers. The ghost of the Dowager Empress Cixi was reportedly sighted by guests, still tending her former gardens. Sightings occurred both inside the hotel and on one of the balconies.

Tuen Mun Road - an expressway in Hong Kong that has a terrible number of road accidents since 1978, running into the hundreds. Drivers claim it is because of ghosts who suddenly appear in front of the cars, which then violently swerve to avoid hitting them.Mount Everest

Mount Everest – the tallest mountain on land is haunted by the ghost of climber Andrew Irvine, who died in his attempt to reach the top back in 1924. His spirit visits the tents of other climbers, giving confidence in their ascent.

So, to thrill-seeking tourists out there, try and test your bravado with these spectral sites. Just make sure nothing follows you home from your trip.

Bhangarh Fort – located in Rajasthan, India, this fort is claimed by some to be the most haunted place in India. Legend says a tantrik placed a curse on the area with death without rebirth. True or not, authorities have banned everyone from staying inside the fort after sunset.

So do you have what it takes to explore even one of these scary places? Awooo…

11 Responses to “Nine Haunted Places In Asia”

  1. poppy Says:

    is it Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia or Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia..
    asian ghost.. spooky..

  2. Bellhop Says:

    Oops… It’s Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Corrected it. Thanks!

  3. Frederika Says:

    Back in the 60’s we rented a huge house in formerly Saigon as my father was Philippine military attache. The widow & her 2 adult daughters lived upstairs & we lived downstairs. I was about 7 years old and saw 2 apparitions. The house was beside a cemetery.

  4. jaspal singh Says:

    i think bhangarh is the most haunted places in india…… and i must say in asia also

  5. Josilyn Ann Chacko Says:

    i think the bhangarh fort n the tuen mun road is also too dangerous these ghosts r losin all the lives of the people…… may be there are more small places in india like Kerala where there are more haunted ghosts roamin around n spoil the lives of the people……. just 1 more thing to tell that newa get scared of ghosts or they will haunt u more n kill u…… have faith in god!!!!!

  6. shreyali yadav Says:

    i think kualalampur of malaysia is the most haunted place.i know it because i have been there.i have heard ghouls from every single place.dont you dare to go there readers of my script otherwise you will also be haunted like can be your chance to be hauntedddddd.

  7. Jack Says:

    Hi, I am Jack from Kuala Lumpur and I was a former student of Victoria Institution., Through my 5 years in that school, I had stayed back every year until night and I too had experienced many sightings and sounds. For example, The Form 4 ( 16 year old students ) block toilet was once locked and nobody were allowed to enter as there were stories saying that a student saw a dead person standing behind him through the reflection of the mirror. The football field was once a Japanese graveyard and when the school management was repairing the field, skeletons were found. After that the there were sightings on the field especially during the school’s band training, where there would be an extra person in the formation but wouldn’t know who was it. There were many more stories that I had heard throughout the years, such as the young woman apparition walking around the biology lab (where a foetus) is kept there, marching sounds in the carpark, students who died in the underground tunnel, a feel of someone pulling you down while you are swimming in the swimming pool, and many more. I just felt like wanted to share as I saw VI was one of the haunted places in Asia.

  8. christine Says:

    this is crap. i’m gonna go there n prove dat dere is absolutely nothing called GHOSTS!!!!
    wanna come with me?

  9. christine Says:

    jack ur a LIAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  10. Sheeron Says:

    hey there is a story of in buddhanilkantha school of nepal. 3 students have died after sleeping in a room, and the room has been banned ever since then….

  11. Xandra Says:


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