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7 places around the world that'll give you the creeps

HolidayIQ.com logo HolidayIQ.com 11-08-2016

Not all things in this world are as they appear to be. Normalcy is not the word for places like these. And If you have a fetish for the paranormal, then you must visit these places.

1. The Hanging Coffins of Sagada, Philippines

The Hanging Coffins of Sagada, Philippines: While the common belief is that the practice of fixing the coffins to the mountain walls bring them closer to their ancestral spirits, some believe that the elderly feared being buried in the ground. They knew water would eventually seep into the soil and they would quickly rot. They wanted a place where their corpse would be safe. The hanging coffins duelled up with the chilling echoes of the Echo Valley creates an interesting final resting place. - 1 Review, 3 Sightseeings © jojo nicdao While the common belief is that the practice of fixing the coffins to the mountain walls bring them closer to their ancestral spirits, some believe that the elderly feared being buried in the ground. They knew water would eventually seep into the soil and they would quickly rot. They wanted a place where their corpse would be safe. The hanging coffins duelled up with the chilling echoes of the Echo Valley creates an interesting final resting place. - 1 Review, 3 Sightseeings

While the common belief is that the practice of fixing the coffins to the mountain walls bring them closer to their ancestral spirits, some believe that the elderly feared being buried in the ground. They knew water would eventually seep into the soil and they would quickly rot. They wanted a place where their corpse would be safe. The hanging coffins duelled up with the chilling echoes of the Echo Valley creates an interesting final resting place. 

2. Cândido Godói, Brazil - the town of twins

Cândido Godói, Brazil - the town of twins: Cândido Godói, in Brazil, has about seven hundred twins in a population of 6,600! The myth goes that the notorious Nazi doctor Josef Mengele, who had conducted twin "studies" in Germany and experiments with twins in Auschwitz, fled to South America as the Allies were closing in on the Nazi German regime. And he continued his experiments in Brazil. But the scientists have recently negated the story saying, a small number of immigrant families living in São Pedro may have brought the rogue gene to the region. - 5 Photos © dailymail.co.uk Cândido Godói, in Brazil, has about seven hundred twins in a population of 6,600! The myth goes that the notorious Nazi doctor Josef Mengele, who had conducted twin "studies" in Germany and experiments with twins in Auschwitz, fled to South America as the Allies were closing in on the Nazi German regime. And he continued his experiments in Brazil. But the scientists have recently negated the story saying, a small number of immigrant families living in São Pedro may have brought the rogue gene to the region. - 5 Photos

Cândido Godói, in Brazil, has about seven hundred twins in a population of 6,600! The myth goes that the notorious Nazi doctor Josef Mengele, who had conducted twin "studies" in Germany and experimented with twins in Auschwitz, fled to South America as the Allies were closing in on the Nazi German regime. And he continued his experiments in Brazil. But the scientists have recently negated the story saying, a small number of immigrant families living in São Pedro may have brought the rogue gene to the region.

3. The Chapel of Bones in Portugal

The Chapel of Bones in Portugal: A house or a structure with interiors covered completely in human bones sounds eerie as it is, imagine it being a place of worship! In the 16th century, Evora had about 43 cemeteries that took up way too much land. The corpses of five thousand monks were exhumed and the existing monks decided that it will be a good idea to put the bones on display. They set about creating a place which will be a reminder of death as being inevitable and would help people transcend the material world. © barcelona-home.com A house or a structure with interiors covered completely in human bones sounds eerie as it is, imagine it being a place of worship! In the 16th century, Evora had about 43 cemeteries that took up way too much land. The corpses of five thousand monks were exhumed and the existing monks decided that it will be a good idea to put the bones on display. They set about creating a place which will be a reminder of death as being inevitable and would help people transcend the material world.

A house or a structure with interiors covered completely in human bones sounds eerie as it is, imagine it being a place of worship! In the 16th century, Evora had about 43 cemeteries that took up way too much land. The corpses of five thousand monks were exhumed and the existing monks decided that it will be a good idea to put the bones on display. They set about creating a place which will be a reminder of death as being inevitable and would help people transcend the material world.

4. St. George’s Church in the Czech Republic

St. George’s Church in the Czech Republic: St. George’s Church was in a dilapidated condition when Czech artist Jakub Hadrava was asked to help transform it into somthing attractive. He came up with the idea of creating a spooky art installation that features a collection of hooded 'ghosts' that line the pews and aisles. Tourists have been pouring in since then. © wikimedia.org St. George’s Church was in a dilapidated condition when Czech artist Jakub Hadrava was asked to help transform it into somthing attractive. He came up with the idea of creating a spooky art installation that features a collection of hooded 'ghosts' that line the pews and aisles. Tourists have been pouring in since then.

St. George’s Church was in a dilapidated condition when Czech artist Jakub Hadrava was asked to help transform it into something attractive. He came up with the idea of creating a spooky art installation that features a collection of hooded 'ghosts' that line the pews and aisles. Tourists have been pouring in since then.

5. Akodessewa Fetish Market in Togo

Akodessewa Fetish Market in Togo: Lomé, the capital city of Togo is the birthplace of the largest Voodoo market in the world. It has all the supply for fetishes, charms and anything else one might need for a ritual. The practice of voodoo began in West Africa, before being taken to America by slaves, and in countries like Togo, Ghana, or Nigeria the religion is very much alive. © wikimedia.org Lomé, the capital city of Togo is the birthplace of the largest Voodoo market in the world. It has all the supply for fetishes, charms and anything else one might need for a ritual. The practice of voodoo began in West Africa, before being taken to America by slaves, and in countries like Togo, Ghana, or Nigeria the religion is very much alive.

Lomé, the capital city of Togo is the birthplace of the largest Voodoo market in the world. It has all the supply for fetishes, charms and anything else one might need for a ritual. The practice of voodoo began in West Africa, before being taken to America by slaves, and in countries like Togo, Ghana, or Nigeria the religion is very much alive. 

6. Jatinga, India are known for bird suicides

Jatinga, India are known for bird suicides: It has been a century since it has started. Thousands of birds have flown to their death over a small strip of land in Jatinga, India. It is said that the birds fly down here from all over to commit suicide. As outrageous and illogical as it sounds, it is true. No explanations have been found as yet as to why this phenomenon is taking place. - 3 Ratings, 9 Reviews, 81 Photos © welcomenri.com It has been a century since it has started. Thousands of birds have flown to their death over a small strip of land in Jatinga, India. It is said that the birds fly down here from all over to commit suicide. As outrageous and illogical as it sounds, it is true. No explanations have been found as yet as to why this phenomenon is taking place. - 3 Ratings, 9 Reviews, 81 Photos

It has been a century since it has started. Thousands of birds have flown to their death over a small strip of land in Jatinga, India. It is said that the birds fly down here from all over to commit suicide. As outrageous and illogical as it sounds, it is true. No explanations have been found as yet as to why this phenomenon is taking place.

7. The Hoia Baciu Forest, Romania is plain creepy

The Hoia Baciu Forest, Romania is plain creepy: Hoia Baciu Forest, Romania is said to be outright haunted. it has a reputation for weird and overt paranormal activity and unexplained events such as ghost sightings, apparitions, faces appearing in photographs, and in the 1970s UFO sightings were reported. © thesun.co.uk Hoia Baciu Forest, Romania is said to be outright haunted. it has a reputation for weird and overt paranormal activity and unexplained events such as ghost sightings, apparitions, faces appearing in photographs, and in the 1970s UFO sightings were reported.

Hoia Baciu Forest, Romania is said to be outright haunted. It has a reputation for weird and overt paranormal activity and unexplained events such as ghost sightings, apparitions, faces appearing in photographs, and in the 1970s UFO sightings were reported.

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