Travel has always been the central theme of Urban Ghosts, from historic/unique places across the world to seemingly innocuous neighbourhood structures such as abandoned pubs, cinemas and theatres. Many places featured on this site are ignored by traditional travel publications, but nonetheless appeal to an audience far beyond their immediate location.
In his “Ghost Train” project, photographer Jeff Friesen recreates scenes from the epic Canadian transcontinental railway journey, but with a twist. Find out more!
This video shows people in an elevator confronted with the horrifying spectre of a ghostly child holding a doll, who lets out a terrifying scream that sends them into a panic.
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The North Lakes is well known for its beauty and isolation but this tranquil tourist beacon still hides many untold secrets within its nooks and crannies.
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Halloween is upon us again, so let’s explore a selection of pumpkin patches and see how some householders have used the colourful squash to decorate their doorsteps.
Myriads of tourists walk past it every day without so much as a second glance. But what looks like nothing more than a tiny lane between two buildings is actually the narrowest street in Paris.
Leicester is one of the oldest cities in the UK, with earliest references from 2,000 year ago. A city with so much history will naturally have its share of spooky tales to tell.
Acclaimed artist Jason deCaires Taylor combined his BA in Sculpture with 17 years diving experience to create some of the world’s most amazing underwater art installations.
Elevators have the potential for enormous chills: claustrophobic rooms suspended by cables in a large, open shaft which could open upon any situation – some say even ghosts…
East Ham Nature Reserve is a haunting location for those who enjoy wildlife as well as the more morbidly curious visitor in search of forgotten folks from the past.
The Plain of Jars is an area of the Xieng Khouang plateau in Laos scattered with mysterious megalithic jars dating to around 500 BC. But what could their purpose have been?
At first glance, there would seem to be nothing out of the ordinary about Gortletteragh Wood near Corcam in Ireland’s County Donegal. But venture in and all that changes.
Isolated and enigmatic in the Preseli Hills of Wales, is a circle of Neolithic stone circle of Bedd Arthur, meaning Arthur’s Grave after the alleged burial place of the legendary British king.
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