Different types of ghost entities.

Female Ghosts:

Apollonia Schwartzkopf the Ghost at Bessastadir

No place is free from a haunting on Iceland, not even the official house for the president known as Bessastadir were the ghost of a woman named Apollonia Schwartzkopf haunts the house after maybe have been the victim of poison.

Kuchisake-onna – The Urban Legend of the Slit-Mouthed Woman

In the dimly lit alleys in urban Japan, a woman wearing a mask is terrorizing the children walking home from late school. When she reveals her carved up mouth, it’s over. Kuchisake-onna, or The Slit-Mouthed Woman will get her revenge.

Edinburgh Castle Ghosts and Legends

Witches, dragons and ghosts, Edinburgh castle are said to have it all. The sound of bagpipe and drummers can be heard without anyone playing, and those accused for witchcraft as well as prisoners of wars are said to haunt the old castle.

Haunted Spirits at The Banshee Labyrinth Pub

The metal bar called the Banshee Labyrinth is located in parts of the haunted underground vaults of Edinburgh. And today the place has some haunted stories to tell as well. Everything from ghost children, accused witches, irish folklore creatures and an annoying ghost in the ladies toilet, this pub houses them all.

The Finnish Maiden of Olavinlinna Castle

Buried alive inside the castle walls, the Finnish Maiden immured still haunts this medieval building of Olavinlinna Castle. 

The Ghosts Within the South Bridge Vaults

A paranormal investigator’s dream, the South Bridge Vaults in Edinburgh have been investigated for its hauntings on many occasions and many have left with a feeling of having experienced something paranormal and ghostly in the dark. 

The Ghost Bride at the Devil’s Curve

On a road known as the Devil’s Curve in Colombia, the ghost of a bride has been reported on the road since the 70’s, asking passing cars for a ride. 

The Ghost on Emily’s Bridge

Once a heartbroken girl that didn’t know how to go on to a vengeful ghost. Emily who haunts Emily’s Bridge in Vermont still got claws. 

The Wizard of West Bow and His House of Horrors

In what is now a place of religious worship there once stood a house plagued by demonic and haunted activity. And the legend from The Wizard of West Bow and his horror house in Edinburgh. 

The Skeleton Ghost La Taconuda

Dressed impeccably in a fancy dress and high heels, this vengeful spirit known as La Taconuda haunts the roads and old haciendas of Nicaragua to get revenge on those who took her beauty.

La Descarnada of the Highway

On the highway in El Salvador, be vary of who you stop for along the way. Especially beautiful women that asks for a ride to a nearby place. It might very well be the vengeful spirit of La Descarnada.

Lady of the Lake at Gotts Point in Lake Lowell

Sometimes the sound of someone gasping for air is heard over the deep waters in Lake Lowell, Idaho. Some claim it is the ghost of a girl who drowned at Gotts Point a long time ago that is still trying to get to the shore. 

The Haunted Picture of The Rain Woman 

In the 90s the Ukrainian artist Svetlana Telets painted a strange painting known as The Rain Woman. According to those seeing the painting it makes them feel uneasy as if the woman in the painting is watching them. Today the painting has become known as one of the most haunted paintings out there. 

The River Road Bridge Ghost

In the night at The River Road Bridge in Idaho you can hear the sound of a splash without having dropped anything in the river. Stories about the ghost of a woman that hanged herself from the bridge keeps haunting the place. 

The Legend of La Sayona

On the Venezuelan plains, the vengeful ghost of La Sayona hunts down cheating men that don’t get from it alive. She is cursed to make her revenge on them after she murdered her whole family.

Hauntings at the Idanha Hotel

The Idanha Hotel has a long story of being haunted. And even after it was renovated to apartment buildings, the stories about the misty apparition, the elevator with a will of its own, and whispering voices in the halls still happens in the building. 

The Witches of the Black Diamond Mines

Guarding the old mining community, these ghosts of these two women have been dubbed witches by the locals, feared as well as revered in their lives. Who were The White Witches of the Black Diamond Mines?

Ghosts in the Ann Starrett Mansion

Refusing to leave their home, the ghosts of Ann Starrett mansion still reside in the Victorian house, haunting the place in Port Townsend. 

Fighting The Widow Ghost With Cross Dressing and Erect Penises

When unexplained deaths of seemingly healthy and young men occur around the same time and same place there are many Thai people who believe it is the Widow Ghost who is after their men, and they have their own way of holding the seemingly paranormal death at bay. 

The Lady Nak of Phra Khanong — Thailand’s Famous Ghost Mae Nak

The story of The Lady Nak of Phra Khanong or Mae Nak Phra Khanong is a very popular ghost story in Thailand about a wife waiting for her husband even in her death. 

The Lady in Red of Bang Pakong River

Sitting on the railing in her red dress, the ghost waves her victims closer, urging them to jump to their death. This is the tale of the Lady in Red of Bang Pakong River. 

Ghosts of Canyon Hill Cemetery

The haunted rumors of the haunted cemetery in Caldwell, Idaho includes everything from a female jogger to an old lady. So much so that it even draws paranormal investigators inside the graveyard. 

The Ghost that Designed Iulia Hasdeu Castle

Through the power of spiritualism, the bereaved father built a castle designed by the ghost of his dead daughter. And today, the Iulia Hasdeu Castle still stands as a mysterious and haunted place. 

The Haunted Ghost Street Calle Jaen in Bolivia

In the secluded and mountainous streets in La Paz, Bolivia, the ghosts of the past are still roaming the streets. Both dangerous widows and Bolivian freedom fighters. 

Madam Koi Koi and The School Hauntings in Nigeria

‘Koi Koi’ goes the sound of high heels in the hallways. And this sound is terrifying for students at the schools in Nigeria. Because Madam Koi Koi is after them as she is haunting the schools.

Maidens of Uley

The spirit of the girl so disappointed in her life on earth she can never move on, continue to echo through time together with the Maidens of Uley in Sibir, Russia.

The Haunted Barbie Doll in The Shrine

What would you have wanted as an offering after your death? According to this Singaporean legend, this young girl wanted a Barbie doll to appease her spirit in her afterlife. This is the story of the haunted Barbie doll in the shrine.  

The Ghost of La Faraona Haunting the Agua Caliente Hotel

Haunting the iconic Agua Caliente Casino and Hotel in Tijuana, the performer known as La Faraona remains like a ghost from the Golden Age of the Sin City.

Myrtles Plantation and the Ghosts that Remains

Now a quaint Bed and Breakfast, the old Myrtles plantation manor houses more ghosts than living guests. 

Nale Ba – The Bridal Ghost of Bangalore

In the 90s, rural parts of Bangalore in India were haunted by a fear of a ghost walking from door to door. To protect themselves from death, they used to write Nale Ba – come tomorrow. 

Agnes Keith and the Ghost in her House

American author Agnes Keith wrote about a ghost that apparently haunted her house in Malaysia. And continued, long after she moved.

The Mistletoe Bough – The Bride in the Chest

The Legend of the Mistletoe Bough or the Mistletoe Bride is a ghost tale that many big houses claim as their own. Bramshill House is one of them, and the story of the dead bride haunts the already haunted place. 

The Mantelgeist of the Fortress

Because of the cold winter with no food, people starved to death, even inside the castle walls. And ever since then, the ghost of the queens chambermaid still haunts the castle, known as the Mantelgeist.

The Ghost Bridge in the Jungle

Deep in the jungle of Côn Đảo in Vietnam, there is an unfinished bridged called Ma Thiên Lãnh Bridge also called The Ghost Bridge, both because of its dark origin as well as the lingering presence still seen. 

The Haunted Vicarage — Sweden’s most ghostly crowded house

Even the home of the priests can’t keep the ghosts at bay. And in this house, the ghosts outnumber the living. 

The Haunting in Pasir Ris Park 

On the foundation of old land with a lot of history, a new park was built called Pasir Ris Park. But the legends surrounding the mangrove forest followed into the modern day busy Singapore. 

Huggin Molly

In the small town in Alabama, a big thing is haunting the streets after the town’s children. The scary apparition of Huggin Molly is still haunting the streets.

Chaonei No. 81 — Beijing Horror House

Shadowy figures in the window, chilling entrance during the summer, the old and haunted church in Beijing called Chaonei No. 81, keeps its secrets close to the chest.

The Korean Virgin Ghost

The Korean virgin ghost may be based on the ideals that all a woman needs is a husband, but the anger of these spirits tells of a woman with another purpose. And that is mostly vengeance. 

The Headless Woman of Bern

Number 54 in Junkerngaasse, Bern might be hiding more than just old history and dust. The legends of this long abandoned house just won’t let go.

The Prisoner of Château de Puymartin

After a husband caught his cheating wife, the punishment for her lasted into the afterlife. 

The Mausoleum of Rufina Cambacérès — Buried Alive

Marble mausoleums, famous people and haunted graves with excellent architecture. The city of Buenos Aires got more to offer than tango and good food.

The Haunting of The House of Hohenzollern

The noble family of Hohenzollern of Germany has been haunted for centuries. The White Lady follows them, wherever they go. Who is she? And what does she want with the life of the nobles?

The Hauntings of the Chute de la Dame Blanche

Chute de la Dame Blanche or the White Lady Waterfall is a legend of a grieving bride to be in the midst of the battle of Canada.

Lady of the Lake in Rochester

The legend of the Lady in the Lake has been around the Durand Eastman Park in the state of New York for centuries, haunting the lakes and park, in search for her daughter – and possible revenge.

The Haunting of The Blue Lady at Verdala Palace

The mysterious legend about the Blue Lady in Verdala Palace from Malta is shrouded in questions. What happened? Who is she? Will she ever find peace?

The Running Lady of Beeford

A ghost haunts the roads of small English village. She is known as the Running Lady and according to legend, known for causing accidents.

Hvítárnes — The Haunted Hut on Iceland

In the desolate wilderness there is a hut. And this hut is haunted. Or should we say, the most haunted hut in all of Iceland.

The Evil Bishop Against the Maiden in Love – A Ghost Story

The white lady of Haapsalu castle is one of the most well known ghost stories in Estonia. It tells the story of young love, torn apart by religion and an evil bishop.

Cursed and Haunted Paintings

What is art is perhaps just as difficult as explaining what is a haunting. And haunted art? How can that be? Several paintings have strange occurrences, history and tragedy attached to them. From people dying to people feeling a certain way when looking at the paintings, these are some work of art that are claimed…

La Llorona

La Llorona is a famous Mexican folk tale. It align itself with other similar legend of the scorned woman, the woman in white and the weeping woman.

5 Works With Vampires Before Dracula

A list of works about vampires that were published before Dracula.

5 Horror Movies Based on Books

A list of horror books that inspired some iconic horror movies.

A Woman Scorned

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.

5 gothic horror movies

This is a collection of movies that really have that nice sublime gothic feeling about it, with all the elements that makes something gothic and would make Ann Radcliff proud.

The Vanishing Hitchhiker

The Vanishing Hitchhiker is a well known urban legend throughout the world. Here is a Moonmausoleum original writings based on the Urban Legend – The Vanishing Hitchhiker

Brown Lady of Raynham Hall

The Brown Lady of Raynham Hall is probably one of the most iconic ghost pictures out there. But what is the story behind it? And who is that ghostly figure?

Vengeful Ghosts:

The Poltergeist of Greyfriars Kirkyard

Tucked away in the Old Town of Edinburgh, the Greyfriars Kirkyard houses even the restless spirits of the locals. Even a poltergeist known as George Mackenzie.

A Ghost Tale Of Two Sisters — The Legend of Janghwa and Hongryeon

The legend of Janghwa and Hongryeon that turned into virgin ghosts, is a classic Korean ghost story that continues to inspire and scare. 

Top Korean Horror TV-Series

The last few years, K-dramas has certainly taken over much of the media the world consume today. And although it is largely remembered from the overly romantic dramas with umbrellas in the rain and watching over people with a cold like they are on their deathbed, some more darker series has caught on. In fact…

The Myth of Oiwa — The Paper Lantern Ghost

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.

The Obon Celebration – The Ghost Festival

The Obon festival is a three day celebration of the dead in Japan. Every summer, families reunite to honor the family members no longer alive.

Banchō Sarayashiki — the Ghost of Okiku

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.

Onryō — the Vengeful Japanese Spirit

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…

Ghost of Tu-Po — The Hungry Ghost

After the Chinese nobleman Tu Po was betrayed by his own king and fellow nobles, he became a vengeful ghost, or Hungry Ghost as it is known as in Buddhism. Even in his afterlife he sought revenge on those who betrayed him and fought to restore his honor.

Male Ghosts

The Eternal Guest at Radisson Blu Hotel

Before it was renovated, the staff working at Radisson Blu Hotel in Bergen kept seeing the same ghostly guest over and over that never checked out. 

The Burning Skeleton in Venice

In Cannaregio district in the city of Venice, there is a burning skeleton of a mean man that is cursed to haunt the city around Campo de l’Abazia. 

The Ghost on the Moor

In a time when suicide was a sin, a man took his own life when he couldn’t have the woman he loved. His tormented soul is said to haunt the moors in Dartmoor in Devon, England were he was buried. 

Child Ghosts

Ghosts of Mary King’s Close

Scratching sounds from the chimney, plague victims left for dead and floating heads, the haunted underground of alleyways known as Mary King’s Close haunts under the city. 

The Possession of Letta the Doll

Described as the ‘doll from hell’, Letta the Doll in Australia is the cause of strange things. But although a scary one, the owner will never part with the possessed doll. 

Yongma Land Abandoned Theme Park

The look of the Yongma Land Abandoned Theme Park has made it a popular place for a photoshoot during the day. But an abandoned place like this also comes with haunting rumors about a little girl that tragically died on one of the rides. 

Hauntings at the Weston State Hospital or the Trans-Allegheny Asylum

Many of the patients spent most of their lives inside of the walls of the old and overcrowded asylum. Some even say that some of the souls will spend the rest of eternity in this old asylum. 

Poveglia Island — The Most Haunted Place in the World

The haunted Island of Poveglia has always been a place for the unwanted. It has been a place for plague victims, a psychiatric hospital and burial ground. Today it’s known for being one of the most haunted places in the world. 

Ruby the Haunted Doll

This porcelain doll named Ruby will give the people playing with her an instant sorrow and sense of sickness, just by holding her. Family legend has it that the doll is haunted by a little girl that died with Ruby in her arms.

The Blind Ghost Girl on the Cliff by the Castelinho de São João do Estoril

On the cliff overlooking the blinking blue ocean of Portugal, a young blind girl fell to her death while playing by the Castelinho de São João do Estoril. She is now forever haunting the place. 

Azzurrina of Romagna

On the night of the solstice, the sound of a little girl is echoes through the old castle. A little girl with blue hair.

The Lost City of Dode

In the heart of the British countryside, the past of the plague, death and history haunts the desecrated church. But amid the mystery of the paranormal and pagan ley lines, the once cursed site has found back to being sacred. 

28th of December – The Original Friday 13th

Today we remember the most unlucky day as Friday the 13th. But the 28th of December is also historical remembered as an unlucky day.

Books for Children on Halloween

Books that fits for children for Halloween. #halloween #paranormal #books

The Creepy Side of Youtube from Back in the Day

Before the internet became a mix of streaming platform, influencer’s paradise, music streamer, podcast heaven, news broadcaster, gossip channel and a gold mine for those wanting to live of doing crazy stunts or cry into the camera – before all this, it was this weird place of the worlds weirdest home videos and the place…

Royal Ghosts

Hauntingly Beelitz-Heilstätten Hospital

The abandoned sanatorium in Germany is said to be haunted by all those souls that died inside of it because of its dark history. And in the Beelitz-Heilstätten Hospital, it wasn’t just sick people who ended up dying, but several murders took place in it or around it as well. 

The Viking Ghost at Stokksnes Beach

On Stokksnes Beach in Iceland you can sometimes see the ghost of a drowned viking coming up from the ocean to haunt the black beach. 

The Palatine Light and the Ghost Ship Behind it

In the cold night right before the New Years, the light of a ghost ship can be seen outside the shores of Rhode Island known as The Palatine Light. The terrible fate of the wrecked ship still haunts the sea. 

Top Zombie TV-Series

The zombie genre doesn’t seem to die down anytime soon as it keeps coming back with a twist or a different angle and production value. These are some of the Top Zombie TV-Series with zombies from around the world.

Books Written by Ghosts

Ghost writers or ghost novels? These books and the mediums that penned them claim that they were actually written by famous writers. 

Top Japanese Horror Anime Series

Feeling in need for some more horror in your life, but tired of the same live action series? From genuinely scary anime to fun parodies, here are some of the top Japanese Horror Anime Series out there.

The Sunken House at the Bottom of Gardner Lake 

Can a house itself be a ghost? Strange tales have been sung of the sunken house at the bottom of Gardner Lake since it went through the ice so many years ago. And on quiet nights if you really listen, you can sometimes hear the piano of the house play music from underwater. 

Haunted and Unlucky Numbers 

Are there haunted numbers around the world that mean bad luck? Around the world there are different numbers that are connected to bad luck, hauntings and ghosts and death. These are some of haunted and unlucky numbers around the world. 

Ghost Stories of Christmas Hauntings

Christmas Christmas is supposed to be the merry season with joy and light in the darkness. But many places is haunted by ghosts and paranormal activity in during this time. In fact, many of these ghost stories are haunted especially around Christmas. Here are some of the ghost stories that are told during Christmas times.

The Spirits and Ghosts of Yeonpyeong Island

Closer to North Korea than to Seoul, the Yeonpyeong Island has experienced many times the horrors of the war, even in the later years. Legends of the island being hunted are spreading through the locals and visitors alike of the people that have lost their life to it. 

The Colonial Ghosts in Caldwell Cemetery

In the bright summer village of Lake George you find the old Caldwell Cemetery. It holds the tombstones and the ghosts of the place’s bloody and disease ridden past. 

Pagbag — The Filipino Way to Shake Off a Ghost

If you have been to a wake or a funeral in The Philippines, you may not go straight home after so you don’t bring the ghost with you. 

The Haunted H House

Some hauntings are bound to be debunked as soon as there are investigations. This is the case with The Haunted H House, but the true story could have ended so much worse than a ghost haunting. 

The Hangman’s Tunnel in Loja

The terrible leprosy disease destroyed many lives throughout the ages. And in the city of Loja, The Hangman’s Tunnel in Loja, Ecuador is the place for one of the city’s tragic ghost stories. 

Mandy the Haunted Doll

Known as Canada’s most haunted object, the antique doll that follows the museums visitors with her glass eyes and cries in the night.  

The Legend of the Witch Moll Dyer

Frozen to death after being accused of witchcraft, the legend of Moll Dyer keeps haunting Maryland. It is said she placed a curse upon the land and seeks revenge on those that hunted her down. 

Gyeongsan Abandoned Cobalt Mine

What kind of tragedy can be so horrible that it is mostly silenced and forgotten by the world? The massacre of thousands of people that were found in the Gyeongsan Abandoned Cobalt Mine is one of them. But although often ignored and not talked about in the later years, the haunting rumors of ghosts from…

Top Found Footage and Mockumentaries Horror Movies

Some movies were made to make fun of overly serious documentaries, some were made under the disguise as a documentary to make the story more believable. This is a list of some of the best horror movies made in a found footage or a mockumentary style.

The Mannequins Haunting the John Lawson House 

Sitting on the porch outside the historic John Lawson House, three mannequins sat on the porch for over a decade. No one really knew who lived there, or why the mannequins were there. And no one really saw when or if someone came and moved the mannequins’ positions, clothes and wigs. 

The Story that Inspired The Hound of the Baskervilles

Did you know that the famous Arthur Conan Doyle book about Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles was based on a true legend? The legend about the evil Squire Richard Cabell and his hounds are still haunting the moors in Devon.

The Legend of the Platte River Ship of Death

A legend of the Ship of Death that foreshadows death and acts as an omen to those that sees the phantom ship has been told for a while along the Platte River in Wyoming. What is this ship that warns about your loved ones dying?

The Haunting on Jeju Island

After terrible tragedies, stories of ghosts often linger hauntingly at the same place. This is the case of Jeju Island, a place that experienced a horrible massacre the place is still recovering from. 

Earnestine & Hazel’s Haunted Bar in Memphis

Although renewed as an art district in downtown Memphis, the buildings on South Main like Earnestine & Hazel’s Bar hold old history within its walls as well as hauntings of their ghosts. 

The Pirate Haunting Burgh Island

Treasures hidden in the caves, a restless ghost of a pirate and an endless murder mystery location: The Burgh Island is continuing to serve as a place of mystery to the visitors.

The Haunted Observation Post Rock in War Torn Afghanistan

Strange lights and sounds have been reported on from the war ridden Observation Post Rock. Remains of Russians, Taliban and perhaps even older groups of soldiers have been found in the ground that perhaps still are haunting the place. 

Yeongdeok Haunted House

Named one of the most haunted houses in South Korea, this house has attracted its fair share of ghost tourists. But is the Yeongdeok Haunted House really haunted by the death of Korean soldiers during the war, or is it simply the decaying look of the house that made the legend?

The Cursed Merchants at Campo dei Mori

In the square of Campo dei Mori in Venice there are three stone statues placed in the. Legend has it that the three brother merchants were cursed and turned to stone, together with their camel. 

The Ghost Bride – The Book and the Real Ghost Marriage

Ghost Marriage is not something we only read about in fictional books and watch in horror movies. Sometimes the fiction is inspired by the truth, like with the Malaysian book, ‘The Ghost Bride’ from 2013.

Ghost Marriage — The Chinese Way to Marry the Dead

In China there was a tradition of ghost marriage where the family of the dead arrange a marriage from beyond the grave, and there are still cases where the old tradition is not quite dead. 

Georgiana Houghton and her Spirit Drawings in Watercolor

From beyond the veil, some mediums claimed that ghosts and spirits guided them to paint and draw. One of them was Georgiana Houghton and her spirit drawings.

The Haunted Restaurant of Neulbom Garden 

Put on the lists of most haunted places of South Korea, the once abandoned building of Neulbom Garden Restaurant, saw its fair share of ghosts.

The Cemetery for the Nameless

In an old cemetery in Vienna for the victims of the Donau river, these nameless dead ones rest in one of the most haunted places in Friedhof der Namenlosen. 

The Chaleur Phantom – The Burning Ghost Ship in Chaleur Bay

Ghost light over the Chaleur Bay in Quebec has spurned many ghost stories about a burning ship that still haunts the water. From Portugues enslavers to indigenous curses, the Chaleur Phantom covers it all.

Baron Falkenberg that were Cursed to Sail the Sea for 600 Years

It the cold North Sea, there is a ghost ship where the crew plays for your soul with dice. That is what happened to Baron Falkenberg. 

The Ghost Ship SS Valencia

Rowing in the lifeboats of the wrecked ship SS Valencia, the skeleton remains of the passengers that died are doomed to row the sea for eternity. 

The Caleuche – The Chilean Ghost Ship

Outside the shores of Chile, there a tales of a ghost ship that will take you away if it gets you to make you one of their crew. Could you join to sail the sea forever with The Caleuche?

The Accursed Mountains of Albania

The mysterious mountains in Albania is a place known for its myths and legends. Strange tales are told of this place and has been named The Accursed Mountains. 

The Joelma Building and the Ghosts of the 13 Souls

In the 70s, a deadly fire broke out at the Joelma Building in São Paulo, Brasil, killing many people. Later, the building is reported haunted, and the ghosts of the victims are crying for help from beyond the grave.

O-shizu, Hitobashira — The Human Sacrifice of Maruoka Castle

Chosen as Hitobashira, a human sacrifice to ensure the construction of Maruoka Castle, O-shizu were promised a bright future for her children. But when the promise were not honoured, her ghost came back to haunt the castle grounds.

Hoia Baciu — The Haunted Forest of Transylvania

This haunted forest with its eerily coiled trees and whispers of local legends reminds us all that Transylvania is not only haunted by the legend of Dracula and vampires. Take a walk in the Hoia Baciu.

The Ghosts From Security Prison 21 in Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

Cambodia is a land with a lot of hauntings. One of them being in the old prison known as Tuol Sleng or Security Prison 21 where almost 20 000 people were tortured and killed during the Cambodian Genocide. And even today, the building is known for its ghosts.

A Haunting in Malaysia — Kinarut Mansion  

Malayan ghost lore is deep and it is ancient. And something leaves more questions than answers. Such is the case of the mysterious Kinarut mansion in Sabah and what became of it. 

The Ghost of Khar Khot, The Black City in the Gobi Desert

Hidden by sand in the Gobi desert for centuries, the abandoned city of Khar Khot is still haunted by the ghosts of the inhabitants that didn’t manage to escape. 

Okiku — The Haunted Doll of Hokkaido

The Okiku Doll, is a legend of a haunted doll from Japan were the hair of the doll is said to grow and is preserved in a temple looked after by monks. 

The Bell Tower Goddess of Beijing

The sound of the bell echoes in the city like a faint reminder of once it dictated time itself in China. And according to legend, one bell also carries the voices of the dead. 

The Westerfeld House — The House of The Occult

All that jazz and rock’n roll with witchcraft and satanic rituals clearly took its toll on the Victorian house. But is it still a hint of paranormal presence lingering there? Or has the restoration brought it back to its original sweet glory?

Gonjiam Psychiatric Hospital

Arguably the most famous haunted place in South Korea is the Gonjiam Psychiatric Hospital. When it was still standing it attracted a lot of ghost hunters, curious tourists and urban explorers. What was it behind the place that drew all these people?

Fatima’s Harp — A Christmas Haunting

Through the halls of Stubley Hall, a Saracen love song haunts the place with the sound of the harp.

The Highwayman Robbed of his Life

Now a peaceful place for a road trip, it was once a hot spot for highwaymen and a dangerous place to travel. Sometimes, it was also dangerous for the robbers. 

A Royal Haunting at Christmas

Every Christmas, the royal ghost of Anne Boleyn is said to visit her childhood home as a spirit.

Top American Horror TV-Series

American really have a broad selection of horror to choose from: whether it be vampires, werewolves, zombies, witches and ghosts, they got you covered. They also have just the right amount of horror fear for your choosing, either like a small jump scare here and there or full fledge hide behind the pillow from it…

The Black Cat of War

In 1941 a fighter plane crashed in a field in the English countryside. The pilots died, but a mysterious black cat lingered. 

Top British Horror TV-Series

British TV has given us countless of ghostly figures running down the grand stairwells of the manors and castles in long dresses and dark hallways. It has also given us some of the most funny parodies on the horror genre as well. This is a compilation of some of the more horroresque British TV-Series. Dracula…

Top Free Horror Stories In The Public Domain To Read For Halloween

After a certain time, a piece of art is suddenly the property of the entire world to do as they will. And some of the great horror classic is already in the public domain, ready to be read this instant.

Makeup and Ghost Stories

The trend of “Get Ready With Me” Youtube videos has been extremely popular the last years. Even celebrities through well established fashion magazines are doing it, but it all started on Youtube with independent creators. The Youtubers would go through their morning of make-up routine while telling a story, everything from what I did this…

Halloween Traditions Across the World

In this wide world we have countless customs, holidays and traditions. But the tradition of honoring, and at times, fearing the dead around the dark autumn time, seems to be something we do in all corners of the earth.

Top European Horror TV-Series

From the spooky alps to the cold Swedish forests, the European horror TV-series is slowly taking its space among the detectives and social realism drama series. Although the formula of a person coming back to a small village is massively prominent, it’s like the European TV community is coming back to its root, with Europe…

Minxiong Ghost Mansion

Minxiong haunted house, otherwise known as the Liu Mansion is located In the Taiwanese countryside and the old baroque mansion left abandoned and decayed by weather and time. And after being abandoned by the owners, rumours of ghosts started to be told and the mansion is one of the well known haunted places around.

Ghost of the Cathedral

From medieval times, history and bloody memories lingers in one of the only and longest standing cathedrals in Norway.

Ghosts of the Tsunami

The tsunami disaster in 2011 left large parts of Japan in ruins. And some of the people never being found, are still trying to reach home it seems.

The Ghost Fisher the Farmer

In a desolated place in Australia, the ghost of the farmer is appearing to the local community, trying to ask for help.

Christmas Re-union by Andrew Caldecott

Christmas Re-union is a short story found in the collection NOT EXACTLY GHOSTS by Andrew Caldecott, upholding the old tradition of christmas ghost stories. Published in 1947

‘Wholesome’ X-Mas Movies – Have a Happy Horror Christmas

A collection of Christmas movies for the horror enthusiast.

Between the Lights by E.F Benson

Between the Lights is a short horror story published in 1912. Between the Lights is a part of a short story collection “The Room in the Tower and Other Stories” also published in 1912.

Cursed Books and Manuscripts

Supposedly cursed manuscripts and books.

A Strange Christmas Game by Charlotte Riddell

A ghostly card game? During Christmas times? Yes! Charlotte Riddel was a well known writer of her Victorian times, at least, her stories was as she published them under a mans name. Published in 1863.

The Dark Christmas Episodes From TV-Series

The big list of Christmas specials in horror and supernatural shows.

The Kit-Bag by Algernon Blackwood

The Kit-Bag by Author: Algernon Blackwood (1869-1951) This is from “Pall Mall Magazine”, December 1908.

Occult Podcasts to Recommend

A list of some podcasts we love that focuses on the paranormal and the occult.

The Figure in the Carpet by Henry James

“The Figure in the Carpet” is a short story (sometimes considered a novella) by American writer Henry James first published in 1896. It is told in the first person; the narrator, whose name is never revealed, meets his favorite author and becomes obsessed with discovering the secret meaning or intention of all the author’s works.

Horror Books to Look Forward to in the Winter

Here are some of the books for the winter we are looking forward to.

The Vampyre by John William Polidori

“The Vampyre” is a short work of prose fiction written in 1819 by John William Polidori as part of a contest among Polidori, Mary Shelley, Lord Byron, and Percy Shelley. The same contest produced the novel Frankenstein.

Horror Podcasts to Recommend

Some of our favorite horror podcast out there.

Green Tea by Sheridan Le Fanu

A haunting narrative of a man plagued by a demonic monkey. A novella first published in In a Glass Darkly, an 1872 collection of ghost stories.

Botan Dōrō – Tales of the Peony Lantern

The Botan Dōrō or Tales of the Peony Lantern is a ghost story told since the Ming dynasty in China to today. Most popular through the Kaidan theater plays, it is now one of Japan’s most well known ghost stories.

Horror Movies Based on Books Part 2

Part two of the list of horror movies that are based on books.

Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving

Read the legendary Halloween story: “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is a gothic story by American author Washington Irving. “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is among the earliest examples of American fiction with enduring popularity, especially during Halloween because of a character known as the Headless Horseman believed to be a Hessian soldier who was…

Loftus Hall – Ireland’s most haunted

A little aside from the shore, from the village and from people, a Hall stands. Weathered, sure, but still in all its glory a moldy, ancient place inhabits. Ireland’s most haunted place stands alone in the austere and rather bleak landscape.

Strange Event in the Life of Schalken the Painter by Sheridan Le Fanu

First published as “Schalken the Painter” in Dublin University Magazine, May 1839. Republished in The Purcell Papers, 1880.

The 2020 Halloween Costume Award Show

A look at the popular Halloween costume of the Plague Doctor for 2020 Halloween.

Games to Play in the Dark: Part 2

This is a list of games that have been played for a long time, or new. Some are old in its new form. Many of these games are best played in the dark in the middle of the night, far from any other sounds. Some you are tired of, as we do with old games,…

5 Songs About the Devil

Some draw inspiration from dreams, some from nightmares. Some draws inspiration from Satan or the Devil. This is a list of five of those songs.

The Dead Smile by Francis Marion Crawford

“The Dead Smile” is one of Crawford’s most popular horror stories. It tells the story of Sir Hugh Ockram and his family. He is dying, and when he dies he is going to hell. He dies with a smug smile on his face that are going to ruin the lives of his family.

Anime Horror Anthology Series

If you are tired of watching the reruns and reboots of the Halloween movies, take a look at what that has been coming out from Japan the last decade. Some are considered classics, some are fairly new, they should all help you get that tingly feeling of a scare. Here are five anime horror anthology…

The Anson Lights Highway Ghost

In the quiet Texan town of Anson, a local legend has taken form after small lights no one could explain appeared. Is it the lantern of a ghost or is the Anson lights simply the lights from the cars on the highway?

Witching Hour – 5 Books About Witches

A Reading list of works containing witches.

Count Magnus by M. R. James

A traveler in Sweden stumbles upon the history of a mysterious and ominous figure, Count Magnus. Written by M.R James and published in 1904.

The Ghost that Went to Court

This is the case of the Greenbrier ghost, the ghost that went to court. She is now resting in a cemetery near Lewisburg in West Virginia, USA. And she is known as the only ghost that have testified in her own murder trial in the American judicial system.

5 Vampire Movies Twisting the Genre

Five movies about #vampires that made their own twist on the vampire lore and its meaning. This is a list of five vampire movie, telling all very different parts about the human experience and the life and desires we have. #horror #paranormal

The Lurking Fear by H.P Lovecraft

“The Lurking Fear” is a horror short story by American writer H. P. Lovecraft. Written in November 1922, it was first published in the January through April 1923 issues of Home Brew.

The Malcanis Guarding the Fortress

So hellhounds? Yay or nay, according to this legend tough, there are some of them that can remind us a lot about them.

Horror Books to Look Forward to in the Fall

The fall is perfect for some new horror. But it is also when the publishing houses are flooding the marked with books from all genre. And those writing horror might fall a bit behind because of this. But don’t despair. We at Moonmausoleum have found some great-looking titles we are really looking forward to hit…

The Haunter of the Dark by H.P Lovecraft

“The Haunter of the Dark” is a horror short story by American author H. P. Lovecraft, written between 5–9 November 1935 and published in the December 1936 edition of Weird Tales (Vol. 28, No. 5, p. 538–53). It was the last-written of the author’s known works, and is part of the Cthulhu Mythos

5 Horror Movies with Kick Ass Black Characters

A list of the kick ass black characters (and kick ass actors) of horror movies.

The Outsider by H.P Lovecraft

“The Outsider” is a short story by American horror writer H. P. Lovecraft. Written between March and August 1921, it was first published in Weird Tales, April 1926.[1] In this work, a mysterious individual who has been living alone in a castle for as long as he can remember decides to break free in search…

Bunyip in the Billabongs

G’day mates! The Bunyip of the wild from Australia is a mythical creature living in lakes and swamps. What was it? Or rather, what is it?

5 Books About Monsters and their Legends

A list of some books about monsters and creatures.

The Rats in the Walls by H.P Lovecraft

“The Rats in the Walls” is a short story by American author H. P. Lovecraft. Written in August–September 1923, it was first published in Weird Tales, March 1924 (except the racial slur and is changed to how it was published in the 1950 edition).

The Colour Out of Space by H.P Lovecraft

The Colour Out of Space as published in Amazing Stories, vol. 2, no. 6 (September 1927).

The Hauntings of Eastern State Penitentiary

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.

All Ghost Stories of Ghosts:

Top 5 Paranormal Resource Sites

Some of our most favorite sources for the weird and paranormal.

Whitby – A Gothic Haunting

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.

The Girl in the Pond

An orphan girl is forever confined to a strange country without her family, trying to lure other children to share her faith.

Old Provost in Grahamstown

A convicted prisoners is forever convicted to walk to his death by hanging in Grahamstown, South-Africa.

Fengdu Ghost City

The Fengdu Ghost City in China is steeped with the paranormal and cultural afterlife as well as being a big tourist attraction. Weird?

5 Haunted Attractions to Visit

A list of five haunted attraction you can visit as a tourist.

The Lingering Presence of a Nazi Ghost

The lingering presence of a high ranking Nazi leader is still hiding and wandering in the bunkers used in the war.

An Introduction to the Horror Classics

An introduction to some of the defining horror classics and how it is still defining us to this day.

The Red Barn Murder

A murder mystery that was allegedly solved by the appearance of the ghost of the victim.

The Horror Summer Movie List

A list of horror movies, perfect for summer season.

Best Horror Summer Books For the Beach

A list of the Best Horror Summer Books For the Beach.

Ju-On: Origins – a Look at the Truth Behind “the Grudge”

The new Netflix TV-series Ju-On: Origins gives a new spin on the franchise. From going from classical jump-scares to an actual social commentary installment.

An Icelandic Ghost Story

In the cold and desolated coast of Iceland, a ship wrecked crew is trying to find the way back home.

Horror Reading List We Look Forward To

A list of horror books coming soon that we look forward to.

The Night Marchers of Hawaii

The night marchers are holy spirits of ancient warriors still marching on the islands of Hawaii.

Five Murder Ballads

What does the Appalachian range, the Scottish Highland, the Scandinavian mountains and Nick Cave have in common? Filled of the sub genre murder ballads. A strange phenomenon we don’t hear much in songs anymore. Often a man killing his girlfriend or a mother killing her children, these bone chilling songs have lasted centuries, growing and…

Most Haunted Village in Norway

In an old iron foundry settlement, the once upon the time leader cannot find any rest in death.

Read the Classics – But Make Them Horror

A collection of audio books with the classical books being rewritten as horror.

The Ghosts of Japan

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 the ghosts of Japan.

Sharpshooters hunting

A ranger on patrol gets a tip of hunter, hunting illegally. Or is it?

The Mysterious Meaning of the Ballad: Maiden in the Moor Lay

A beautiful haunting poem of a girl, submerged in the moor for days and days.

Songs About Ghosts and Hauntings

There are countless, countless, COUNTLESS ballads, songs, poems and plays about ghosts and hauntings throughout histories. But to find stories about songs about specific ghosts and hauntings is a bit more tricky. These are the selection we could find, but if you know about more, give notice as we are collecting!

Five Romantic Ghost Movies

Ten romantic ghost movies to watch for ghost content without jump scares and demonic possessions.

The Ghost of Theban Necropolis

An ancient ghost stories from the time and place of the great pharaohs and dark tombs.

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