The Catacombs tunnels under Paris
Absolutely Terrifying Places Around The World
This island off the coast of Brazil has beautiful jungle scenery and majestic beachside sunset views, but it's commonly called Snake Island.
1. Ilha da Queimada Grande
Thousands of snakes are on the island, including the golden lancehead viper, which can kill a person with a single bite. Visitors can only touch shore with government approval.
This Los Angeles, California hotel has had a long, sordid history since 1927. Known today as The Cecil Hotel Apartments, it serves as low-income housing.
2. The Cecil Hotel
The most recent tragedy was the disappearance of college student Elisa Lam, who checked in but never checked out. Her remains were later discovered in the building's water tank.
"The Night Stalker" Richard Ramirez called the Cecil home while he took lives during the 80s, and Jack Unterweger lived in the hotel while strangling sex workers in the early '90s.
In the 500 miles of water that separates Indonesia and Malaysia, there were nearly 70 acts of piracy or attempted acts of piracy in 2021 alone.
3. The Strait of Malacca
Accounting for more than half the pirate attacks worldwide, the pirates have been known to steal millions of dollars worth of fuel from tankers, cash, equipment, and cargo.
With the remains of over 6 million people buried within and lining the walls, the hundreds of miles-long catacombs beneath Paris, France, are a creepy sight.
4. The Catacombs
The underground tunnels are long and dark, their walls ornately decorated with the skulls and femurs of the dead, with some of the remains dating back to the 15th century.
On the main island of Honshu, Japan, at the foot of Mt. Fuji, is a beautiful forest where many have taken their lives in the woods called "Suicide Forest."
5. Aokigahara Forest
Upon entering, a sign talks about the precious nature of life, reminding those set on ending their existence about the loved ones they'd be leaving behind.
The cause of the tragic phenomenon isn't known for sure, but in the two years between 2013 and 2015, more than 100 victims have succumbed to their dark thoughts in Aokigahara.