If there is one place a haunting is taking place, it is prisons. So much regret, vengeance and the hunt for justice and despair is echoing through the walls.
The gothic haunting of the small town of Whitby is said to be by the old abbey as well as Bram Stoker used it for a setting of Dracula.
An orphan girl is forever confined to a strange country without her family, trying to lure other children to share her faith.
A convicted prisoners is forever convicted to walk to his death by hanging in Grahamstown, South-Africa.
The lingering presence of a high ranking Nazi leader is still hiding and wandering in the bunkers used in the war.
A murder mystery that was allegedly solved by the appearance of the ghost of the victim.
The grey lady of Stavern is a tragic tale, but not a very unique one. She stand together with the rest of the weeping women, filled of grief after being left by a man.
In the cold and desolated coast of Iceland, a ship wrecked crew is trying to find the way back home.
The night marchers are holy spirits of ancient warriors still marching on the islands of Hawaii.
In an old iron foundry settlement, the once upon the time leader cannot find any rest in death.
In Japan, the ghosts are called Yūrei (幽霊). The word means faint or dim and soul or spirit. And as well as language and cultures divides different types of ghost in different categories, so does the Japanese. Here are some of those.
The tale of Banchō Sarayashiki (番町皿屋敷, The Dish Mansion at Banchō) is a well known Japanese ghost story (kaidan). It was popularized in the kabuki theater tradition, and lives on in popular culture and folklore alike.
Once upon a time, there was a beautiful young woman who died. She went on a murderous rampage and she forever haunts the place of Yotsuya. The end.
In many cultures, ghosts are put in different categories. Such is the case with Onryō (怨霊 onryō,) It basically means “vengeful spirit” or “wrathful spirit” in Japanese and is a mythological spirit of vengeance from Japanese folklore. They also have ghosts, called yurei, but these differ in the will of the ghost. As opposed to the yurei, these ghosts doesn’t just get over their revenge thoughts.
A ghost story from ancient Greece about the ghost in the bathhouse
China has such a varied an long history, diverse culture, with different regions, religions, and translations. Most ancient countries has. Sometimes things change over time, like in this case with […]