18 Most terrifying places on earth

From islands almost exclusively populated by snakes, to dramatic maritime sink holes, Nazi war-time hospitals and the very doors to hell themselves, these are a collection of the word’s most eerie places. They’re all but guaranteed to raise hairs on the back of the necks of any intrepid adventurers who dare visit.

1.) The Doorway to Hell, Ahal Province, Turkmenistan



2.) The Island of the Dolls, Xochimilco, Mexico

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The Island of the Dolls

3.) Aokigahara Forest (aka Suicide Forest), Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan



4.) Beelitz-Heilstätten Hospital, Beelitz, Germany



5.) Snake Island, São Paolo, Brazil

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Snake Island, Sao Paolo, Brazil

6.) Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo, Sicily, Italy

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Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo