10 places with "dark history" or eerie atmosphere
Many people are fascinated by the aura of danger and death, so they visit attractions that are famous because of their "dark history" or eerie atmosphere.
The cemetery for those killed by the collapse of the Titanic (Halifax, Canada)
We all remember that the Titanic struck an iceberg and sank April 15, 1912. Halifax (Nova Scotia, Canada) were sent search and rescue teams to help survivors. Also because of the cold water extracted lost. Many of the dead (mostly members of the crew and third-class passengers) were buried in the cemetery, Fairview Lawn in Halifax. Every year this place is visited by hundreds of tourists.
Hitler Country house Kehlsteinhaus (Berchtesgaden Bayern)
Kehlsteinhaus (nicknamed the "Eagle's Nest") - a tea house, which was a gift of the NSDAP on the 50th anniversary of Adolf Hitler. The construction of the building went on from 1937 to 1938. House is built at an altitude of 1834 m. Currently, traffic to the "Eagle's Nest" is allowed only for special vehicles and tourist buses.
skulls tower (Nis, Serbia)
In Serbia is very eerie monument, called the Skull Tower. It belongs to the time of the First Serbian Uprising. May 31, 1809 on Mount Chegar, a few kilometers from Niš, the rebels were defeated in a battle with the forces of the Ottoman Empire. By order of Khurshid Pasha, the bodies were decapitated and the skull - are built into the tower. It scares the building had to serve as a warning to those who try to rebel against the Ottoman Empire. In 1979, the tower Skull Tower is recognized as a cultural monument and is open to the public.
The museum of the atomic bomb (Nagasaki, Japan)
The atomic bombing of Nagasaki, which occurred August 9, 1945, has not been forgotten. The infamous city opened a "Museum of the atomic bomb." In it, anyone can find out about the fate of the Nagasaki after the bombing. Here are pictures, relics and documents, as well as video. Next to the museum is an international hall of memory of victims of the atomic bombing.
The Imperial Crypt (Vienna, Austria)
Under the Capuchin church in Vienna is a crypt in which lie the 12 emperors, 19 empresses, and buried other members of the Habsburg family name (of 137 people). Naturally, this place is not for the faint-hearted viewers. The crypt is beautifully decorated with figures of angels, images of skulls. Creepy picture is completed by 4 urns with the deceased embalmed hearts.
Library and Museum, dedicated to the Pathological Anatomy (Brooklyn, NY)
Historian, photographer and designer Joanna Ebenshteyn from New York to create a museum and a library, where you can find any information related to the study of death and medicine.
Pompeii (Naples, Italy)
From history, we know what happened to the ancient Roman city of Pompeii. Due to the eruption of Vesuvius, he was buried under a layer of volcanic ash 24 August 79. So far in this city excavations continue. Archaeologists have found well-preserved body, home, household utensils. Pompeii is now turned into a real open-air museum.
Gulf shipwrecks (Chuuk Islands)
Chuuk - a group of small islands in the southwest Pacific. These places are famous because of Truk Lagoon, where there is a myriad of wrecks. The fact that it was here during the Second World War had sunk the Japanese warships, planes and guns. Divers love this place.
Akodessewa Fetish Market (Lom, Togo Republic)
In Lome is the largest fetish market in the world. In the open air here sell thousands of items (dried heads of dogs, cats, monkeys, and wild animals, skulls, carcasses of birds and rodents, and so on. D.) Required for the sorcerers of worship.
Farm corpses (Knoxville, TN, USA)
Officially, it's called "Laboratory of Anthropological Research at the University of Tennessee." In the "farm" buried almost two hundred bodies. Some of them are buried, while others are left to decompose on the grass or under trees. The fact that the purpose of the place - to find out what happens to the human body after death. At one time the "farm corpses" revolutionized forensic anthropology, turning worms, decomposition and other horrors in the material for the daily scientific research.