The world is a big place, home to a plethora of bizarre and terrifying haunted sites. From the locations of strange tragedies to cities designed specifically for ghosts, the places on this list will take you on a complete journey through haunted Asia. Some of these haunted spots in Asia will intrigue you, others will have you slowly backing away, screaming.
With a rich and diverse cultural history and thousands of years of myth, folklore, history, and religion to draw on, it's no surprise everything from urban legends to ancient ghost stories thrive in Asia. Of course, the continent with the largest landmass and population base in the world is home to a panoply of spectral haunts. There are countless haunted places in Asia, and ghost sightings in Asia date back thousands of years.
These haunted Asian places run the gamut from areas left haunted by the horrors of combat to sites marred by black magic and bloodthirsty ghosts. In some of these spots, the government has taken steps to stop people from entering after dark, as it is rumored those who do never survive. Hold your teddy bear tight, things are about to get spooky.
Gonjiam Psychiatric Hospital, South KoreaVideo: YouTube
Chibichiri Cave, Okinawa, Japan
Ghost Hill, Penang, Malaysia
Wat Phra Si Sanphet Temple, Ayutthaya, Thailand
Fengdu Ghost City, China