haunted places in central-south-america

The Haunted La Recoleta Cemetery: Ghosts in Buenos Aires

La Recoleta Cemetery The la Recoleta Cemetery sits proudly within Buenos Aires. It is built as if it is a city within itself, with main walkways splitting off into smaller arterial paths that lead visitors around ‘city blocks’ lined with towering mausoleums. It was built in 1822 as the first official cemetery within Buenos Aires. […]


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Argentina’s Haunted Gran Hotel Viena

Gran Hotel Viena, Miramar, Argentina In the small Argentinian town of Miramar, just outside Cordoba, rests the skeleton of a once luxurious hotel. Framed by the foaming Mar Chiquita Lagoon, stretching as far as the eye can see. The now abandoned and decaying Gran Hotel Viena has a strange and mysterious history, as well as […]


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Argentina’s Abandoned Eden Hotel: Dark History and Ghosts

The Eden Hotel La Falda is a small, beautiful town just outside the city of Cordoba, Argentina. Resting peacefully in its stunning rolling hills is an abandoned building that was once one of the most opulent hotels in the country. The Eden Hotel certainly is a haunting location, not just for its crumbling though once […]


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La Noria, Chile: Haunted Ghost Town with World’s Creepiest Cemetery

La Noria Ghost Town, Chile Chile’s Atacama Desert is the driest place in the world. Its harsh, desolate environment is not conducive to life, with even its most thriving communities perishing. Deep in its remote, barren wasteland lies the remnants of one such community. Its ruins have not fared well, crumbling under the sun’s intense […]


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Haunted Humberstone: Abandoned, Creepy Ghost Town in Chile

Humberstone Ghost Town The dry, desolate Atacama Desert conceals a forgotten, decayed town, long abandoned and rumored to be one of the most haunted places in Chile. Humberstone was once a thriving community, home to more than 3,000 people. It was founded in 1872 to mine Saltpeter, which was used to create fertilizer and was […]


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Ghosts of The Haunted Real Felipe Fortress, Peru

The Real Felipe Fortress Since the mid 1700s Peru’s coastline has been protected by the Real Felipe Fortress. The port of Callao was chosen to host this impressive stronghold, being a targeted area by pirates. The Fortaleza Real Felipe was also central in many long and blood thirsty battles as Peru fought for independence. Today, […]


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Gran Hotel Bolivar Lima: Most Haunted Hotel In Peru

The Gran Hotel Bolivar Lima The Gran Hotel Bolivar was constructed in 1924 in Lima, Peru in the hope of modernizing the city. Today, it continues to stand proudly, serving as a time capsule of history and tradition overlooking Lima’s bustling San Martin Square. Today, the hotel is thought to be one of the most […]


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The Duran Sanatorium: Most Haunted Place in Costa Rica

The Sanatorio Duran Deep in the colorful rolling hills of Costa Rica, surrounded by farmland and often cloaked in an ominously thick grey fog is a location once thought to be the perfect treatment spot for Tuberculosis. Because of its altitude, wind levels, humidity, temperature, sun exposure and proximity to clean drinking water a state […]


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Cursed Church Ruins of Cartago: Ruinas De La Parroquia

Las Ruinas De La Parroquia, Cartago Cartago is a neat, charming, little town just outside the bustling metropolis that is San Jose, Costa Rica. It presents visitors with a colorful and laid-back atmosphere that culminates within its lively town center. A large paved square surrounded by retailers with pumping music and appealing eateries attracts scores […]


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The Haunted San Lucas Prison, Costa Rica

San Lucas Prison, Costa Rica Regardless of the crime committed, being sent to Costa Rica’s maximum-security San Lucas Prison was a death sentence for many. The poor living conditions paired with frequent and varied torture methods ensured pain and suffering for those serving time on the small, remote island. The prison was operational from 1873 […]


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Haunted Honduras: The San Fernando De Omoa Fortress

 The San Fernando De Omoa Fortress The Caribbean was once a place where piracy was rampant. Like many other small coastal ports in the area, Omoa in Honduras, suffered from the plague of piracy. The community and popular port was pillaged so often that it suffered immensely. To combat these scoundrels, a great fortress was […]


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Xunantunich: Haunted Mayan Ruins of Belize

Xunantunich Deep in the remote jungles of Belize, just across a clear, placid river lies an ancient ruin that was left abandoned and untouched for over 1,000 years. Xunantunich exudes mystery and is named after its ghost story, which has been told and romanticized over for centuries. One of the few, well preserved time capsules […]


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Chichen Itza a Haunted Place of Mayan Ghosts

Chichen Itza Chichen Itza was the largest and most important Mayan city in the Mexican state of Yucatan. Parts of it date back to 800AD and show that the Mayan people occupied the city for several hundred years. Despite being long abandoned, Chichen Itza still stands in remarkable condition. The site boasts temples, pyramids, cenotes […]


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