The Most Haunted Places in Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Costa Rica is often regarded as a tropical paradise, best known for pristine beaches, biodiversity and epic jungles. Although most tourists stick to the beautiful and well-traveled paths of this small corner of the world, Costa Rica also has much to offer in the dark tourism department. Let’s explore 3 of the most chilling and most haunted places in Costa Rica. Cartago is a busy and charming little town just outside of San Jose, Costa […]

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The Duran Sanatorium: Most Haunted Place in Costa Rica

Cartago, Costa Rica

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 of the art Tuberculosis hospital was built in the hills in 1915. The project was led by Dr. Carlos Duran after undertaking extensive […]

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Cursed Church Ruins of Cartago: Ruinas De La Parroquia

Cartago, Costa Rica

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 of visitors to what is obviously Cartago’s heart. Oddly, the ruins of a church embellish this central location, adding what is an equally beautiful and eerie […]

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Haunted Honduras: The San Fernando De Omoa Fortress

Omoa, Honduras

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 constructed in the hopes of protecting the port. The San Fernando De Omoa Fort was built between 1756 and 1775. By the time of its completion, […]

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Xunantunich: Haunted Mayan Ruins of Belize

Belize

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 that the ancient Mayans left behind, Xunantunich has lied abandoned since around 1000 AD. It is thought that a devastating event, […]

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Chichen Itza a Haunted Place of Mayan Ghosts

Yucatan, Mexico

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 (sink holes), a great ball court, an observatory and an extensive collection of ancient ruins. For years researchers have worked to uncover […]

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Misnebalam: Haunted Ghost Town Outside Merida, Mexico

Yucatan, Mexico

Just outside the popular Mexican town of Merida, lies the ruins of a community whose mysterious disappearance gave birth to a multitude of ghost stories.  Misnebalam was once a thriving Hacienda farm, ran on the land of a wealthy man named Don Fidencio G. Márquez. This farm gave life to its community, allowing Misnebalam to prosper and grow to house almost 200 inhabitants. The rumors as to what caused Misnebalam to go from thriving town […]

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The 6 Most Haunted Places in Mexico City

Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City is at the heart of Mexico. It is a populous, bustling place where peace is rare, even for the dead. There are many buildings within the city limits that look the part of a haunted destination, but a select few stand out as the most haunted places in Mexico City. Within the heart of Mexico City lies ruins from a lost civilization not to be forgotten with age. Crumbling rock and faded artwork […]

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