9 Pictures Of Abandoned Sites That Will Creep You Out

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Get ready to be creeped out. Even in still images, these 9 places exude menace. In person, they can be overwhelming. Put these sites on your travel bucket list, if you have the nerve.

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The Eastern State Penitentiary

This penitentiary in Philadelphia, vacant since 1971, once housed such notorious criminals as Willie Sutton and Al Capone. The place is quite intimidating and rumored to be haunted.
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Danvers State Insane Asylum

This asylum in Massachusetts housed many mentally ill patients during the 1920s and 1930s and was the site of many experimental treatments. These included frontal lobotomies, shock therapy and the application of experimental drugs. The asylum was the filming site of the horror movie ‘Session 9’.
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Sarajevo Olympics

As the region was the site of terrible war and genocide in the early 1990s, this once-prosperous city couldn’t keep up with the maintenance of former Olympic venues. Today the Olympic ski jump and other sites are abandoned and, some say, haunted.
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The Beelitz Heilstatten Military Hospital

The Beelitz Heilstatten Military Hospital served as a sanatorium during both World Wars. This mental hospital was abandoned in the early 1990s and just seems to become scarier and scarier. ‘The Pianist’ was filmed here.
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Pripyat

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Six Flags New Orleans

Hurricane Katrina ravaged coastal Louisiana, and Six Flags in New Orleans was right in her cross-hairs. At the peak of the flooding it was covered by seven feet of water. Never rebuilt, it now sits deserted.
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Michigan Central Station

Once it was a majestic building, but now Michigan Central Station is slowly becoming a ruin. At least here there is hope for a revival.
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New York Subway Station

This NYC subway station used to be a hub for thousands of commuters daily. Located near City Hall, it can still be glimpsed by passengers of the Number Six train as it speeds through the now closed station.
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Chateau Miranda

This castle in Belgium looks like the sort of place that has has seen dark deeds. Eerie!
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