Edinburgh Castle in Scotland
In Edinburgh, even an avid skeptic will have faith in ghosts. Although science denies the existence of such a phenomenon, eyewitnesses claim that they saw ghosts outside the legendary castle. It was built in the 12th century. Legends say that the castle is still haunted by the ghost of the piper, who lost his way, exploring the underground labyrinths. When the building was in danger, there was a drumbeat beaten by a headless musician-soldier, who once warned of the offensive of Oliver Cromwell’s troops. There is also a ghost of a dog in the castle, which walks around the local cemetery.
Dragsholm Castle in Horve, Denmark
Old Danish castles are a favorite place for ghosts but most of them live in Dragsholm. Researchers of unusual phenomena claim that this castle has become the home of at least a hundred ghosts. That’s why an unremarkable fortress became popular with tourists. The castle was a fortress, a prison, and a bishop’s palace. During all this time the number of ghosts only grew. Among the most famous ghosts of the castle is the lady in white. Her father walled the girl in the wall, having learned about her connection with the commoner. People also see here the spirit of a certain Count, who died in confinement. He appears, frightening the guests of the castle with his horse neigh.
Elz Castle in Wirshem, Germany
This picturesque castle was built in 1157. Surprisingly, throughout its history it belonged to just one family. Currently, the castle is owned by the 33rd generation of owners. Tourists come here to see rich interiors and ghosts. Tradition says that the castle was never captured or destroyed, because it was guarded not only by living people, but also by ghosts. The castle is protected by medieval knights who once owned this fortress.
Castle of Moosham in Salzburg, Austria
This castle was built in 1208 by the bishop of Salzburg. Since then it has become notorious. The fact is that in the Middle Ages hundreds of sorcerers and witches were beheaded here. Their spirits have chosen Moosham. People who come to visit the ancient chambers feel someone’s touches, hear strange sounds, or even see something inexplicable. It is said that at one time the castle was a refuge for the werewolf.
Castle Belcourt in Newport, USA
The construction of this castle began in 1894. The owner of the castle loved to travel the world, bringing home unusual artifacts from different countries. The estate was built for their storage. In the first half of the 20th century, no one lived in the castle. When the house was sold in 1956 to a new owner, its unusual properties were revealed. In the castle, mysterious things always occur, bringing fear to people. Blood appears on the old armor and those who sit down on the old ballroom chairs should be afraid of a push in the back from the invisible force.