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You’ve heard of haunted houses, haunted cemeteries, haunted islands...but do you know how a normal place can become a paranormal minefield? Every haunted place on earth has a frightening, real backstory. Greg (Co-Host of Serial Killers and Cults) tak...Show More

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The Bennington County Courthouse

43:57 | Feb 22nd, 2018

Isaac and Hulda lived a happy life in Manchester, Vermont… until something began sucking the life out of Hulda. To break this curse, the townspeople gathered at the town’s graveyard and disturbed the dead. 225 years later, the Bennington County Court...Show More

“Birth of a Beast” - Tales is a new Parcast Podcast!

35:05 | Feb 15th, 2018

Enjoy early access to our new Parcast podcast, “Tales”! This is the first of two prequel episodes to Beauty and the Beast. Tales presents the dark traditional stories, not the watered-down versions you are familiar with today. In this episode we take...Show More

Nidaros Cathedral

38:43 | Feb 8th, 2018

The stunning Nidaros Cathedral is one of the oldest buildings in Trondheim, Norway — a city that has built itself around the church for centuries. From a violent Viking king, to a haunting headless monk, the church has a bloody history that lives on ...Show More

Princess Diana” - Conspiracy Theories a new Parcast Podcast!

49:01 | Feb 1st, 2018

Haunted Places will be back with a new episode next week... We have exciting news though! Parcast has a new podcast out called “Conspiracy Theories”! In the first episode of CONSPIRACY THEORIES, hosts Molly and Carter explore Princess Diana’s life......Show More

Tower of London

47:47 | Jan 25th, 2018

The London Tower holds a rich history of England and its rulers...but it also holds many devious acts of imprisonment, torture and murder. This history has led the tower to become one of England’s most haunted places...where tourists just might see t...Show More

Driskill Hotel

37:24 | Jan 11th, 2018

At the elegant Driskill Hotel, every room tells a story. Located in Austin, Texas, the hotel was built in the late 1800s, and since then, has collected many restless spirits of former employees, abandoned brides, and even a child. For years, guests h...Show More

Princess Theater

34:32 | Dec 28th, 2017

The Princess Theater in Melbourne, Australia is a late 19th century wonder and an iconic destination for entertainment. But behind the all of the grandeur, the ghost of Federici—an actor who died on stage in 1888—lurks, searching for the eternal fame...Show More

Island of the Dolls

44:37 | Dec 14th, 2017

Quiet whispers, distant singing, and hundreds of mutilated dolls staring at those who pass...this is the eery Island of the Dolls. Along the canals of Xochimilco, legends tell of a drowned girl searching for her doll in the afterlife, a woman who hau...Show More

Birdcage Theater

46:41 | Nov 30th, 2017

Tombstone, Arizona, where ghosts perform on the Birdcage Theatre’s empty stage and gamble in the basement. During the Birdcage’s eight years of operation in the 1880’s, twenty-six people were killed inside the theatre’s walls. All of them are still t...Show More

The Catacombs of Paris

42:02 | Nov 16th, 2017

Many people don’t know that Paris sits directly on top of a mass grave. Thousands lie interred in the Catacombs, but they do not rest in peace. The maze-like tunnels attract explorers, but not all explorers come home alive. And those who do have seen...Show More

La Recoleta Cemetery

42:02 | Nov 2nd, 2017

Chills on a warm day. Bricks falling from still, empty mausoleums. Scratches from no one. Living visitors to La Recoleta Cemetery encounter these eerie occurrences, and more. With over 4000 buried there, La Recoleta is one of Argentina’s most famous ...Show More

Marie Laveau's Cottage

44:03 | Oct 19th, 2017

In the vibrant French Quarter of New Orleans, an unassuming house once held dark secrets. This was the cottage of Marie Laveau, the Voodoo Queen who held thousands in her thrall. But did the evil spirits Marie summoned ever leave the house? Or are th...Show More

The Cecil Hotel

34:01 | Oct 13th, 2017

Built in the 1920’s as a destination for the living, the Cecil Hotel fell victim to the Great Depression, and soon became a destination for the dead. With sixteen unnatural deaths inside the hotel and even more connected to it, this high-rise in the ...Show More

Welcome Trailer!

01:34 | Oct 6th, 2017

You’ve heard of haunted houses, haunted cemeteries, haunted islands...but do you know how a normal place can become a paranormal minefield? Every haunted place on earth has a frightening, real backstory. We take you on an audio tour of a new haunted ...Show More

Lake Superior

40:23 | Apr 11th

While normally a peaceful lake bordering the United States and Canada, numerous lives have been lost due to Lake Superior’s violent storms. Some of those bodies have never been found, and still haunt one of the largest lakes in the world. Sponsors!Ro...Show More

Waverly Hills Sanatorium

41:02 | Apr 4th

Originally opened in Louisville, Kentucky in 1910, the Waverly Hills Sanatorium was a state of the art facility built for the treatment of Tuberculosis. Gruesome surgeries, chained up patients, and rampant suffering all called this building home. In ...Show More

Saco River

46:46 | Mar 28th

According to Native American legend, this New Hampshire river is destined to claim the lives of at least three people a year as revenge for the violence carried out by early settlers. Some attribute these deaths due to the Saco River’s deceptively fa...Show More

Hollywood Forever Cemetery

49:30 | Mar 21st

Founded in 1899, this is one of the oldest cemeteries in Los Angeles, California. Over its century of operation, Hollywood Forever has seen scandals, grave robbers, earthquakes, floods, and disrepair. Yet, the famous dead still long to be buried amon...Show More

Joelma Building

45:04 | Mar 14th

On February 1st, 1974, a  25-story building in Sao Paolo, Brazil, suddenly caught fire. The blaze quickly spread throughout the tower, leading to the gruesome deaths of 179 people. The fire was caused by a faulty air conditioner, but many believe the...Show More

LaLaurie Mansion

46:13 | Mar 7th

One of the most haunted places in New Orleans, The LaLaurie Mansion has seen years of torture and abuse. Slaves were found chained and tortured in the attic after a fire broke out in the house in 1834. The perpetrator was none other than Madame Delph...Show More

Ancient Ram Inn

43:42 | Feb 28th

Built in 1145, standing for almost 1,000 years, the Ancient Ram Inn in Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire, England, is a truly an old and terrifying place to spend an evening. Its solid stones walls were built on grounds used for human sacrifice. Wit...Show More

Jefferson Hotel

47:02 | Feb 21st

Each room at the Jefferson Hotel in Texas is haunted by a different ghost. Room 19, in particular, is said to be haunted by the ghost of a young bride from 1870. The groom never showed up to their wedding so she hung herself from the bed. That same b...Show More

Pearl Harbor

45:48 | Feb 14th

Off the coast of Honolulu sits the resting place of 1,102 sailors and Marines killed during one of the darkest days in United States history. The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 would ignite World War II and have lasting effects on national p...Show More

Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary

38:18 | Feb 7th

As the fog rolls in, and the sun begins to set, the faint shadow of a man appears pacing the long corridor of Alcatraz. A prisoner at the time of his death in 1936, and a prisoner in the after life. His soul is eternally trapped on the isolated priso...Show More

Charles Bridge

45:37 | Jan 31st

This tourist destination in the Czech Republic is home to nearly 700 years of ghost stories. The stone Gothic bridge not only connects Old Town to the rest of Prague, but also connects the afterlife to those living today. They say if you dare to go l...Show More

Extraterrestrial: Hill Abduction Pt. 1 - a new PARCAST show!

12:58 | Jan 28th

We hope you are excited as we are for this sneak peek episode of our new podcast, Extraterrestrial where we try to answer the question: are we really alone? If you enjoyed this preview and want to listen to the second half of the episode, search and ...Show More

Aradale Mental Hospital

1:01:17 | Jan 24th

The gold rush brought thousands of British migrants to Australia in the 1850s. Known as “The Maddest Place on Earth,” the colonial government quickly ordered the construction of several mental health facilities outside of Melbourne. The Aradale Menta...Show More

Castle of Good Hope

48:48 | Jan 17th

This plagued fortress in Cape Town, South Africa was built in the late 1600s by the Dutch East India Company. The five massive walls were the site of boundless bloody killings. Cursed to never leave the compound, tormented souls are still locked in t...Show More

Ohio State Reformatory

45:50 | Jan 10th

A shiver goes down the back of your neck. Is it just because of the long drafty hallways? Or were the prisoners of the Ohio State Reformatory trying to whisper a warning to escape before you're unable to leave? Prisoners aren't the only ones still lo...Show More

MIND’S EYE, Parcast’s First Psychological Thriller!

30:01 | Dec 24th, 2018

We have a holiday gift for you… Parcast’s first fictional crime show AD-FREE! In Mind’s Eye, a serial killer is back and homicide detective Kate McClay fights against psychology, unsolved crimes, and even her own family... The scariest monsters are t...Show More

Dead Man’s Island

53:47 | Dec 20th, 2018

Off the coast of Vancouver, British Columbia sits a small, foggy island with iconic, pointed treetops. Those trees once carried the coffins of the dead.  Though the coffins are now gone, the bones of the fallen remain. Their dust is mixed on the sand...Show More

Château de Brissac

51:17 | Dec 13th, 2018

Many years ago a tragedy occurred at the Château de Brissac. This tragedy plagued the house for many years. Now, the one time countess of the beautiful castle lurks in the halls. She haunts the men that visit, hoping to deny them the love that she ne...Show More

Eden Brown Estate

54:03 | Dec 6th, 2018

The colonizers who came to Nevis Island to build this estate sought wealth and adventure. What they did not know was that the spirits of the island had lived there for a long, long time. Those spirits would do anything to protect the Eden Brown Estat...Show More

Hotel Roosevelt

42:23 | Nov 29th, 2018

Smack dab in the center of Tinseltown, The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel was first opened in 1927. It is known for celebrity sightings… but not the lively kind. Montgomery Clift and Marilyn Monroe are just a few of the ghosts you might encounter during y...Show More

Iulia Hasdeu Castle

47:22 | Nov 22nd, 2018

Guided by the spirit of his dearly departed daughter, Petriceicu Bogdan Hasdeu builds an ornate castle in Romania for Iulia. She instructed her father to pay special attention to magic numbers, three and seven, while building the structure in 1894. A...Show More

Whaley House

44:19 | Nov 15th, 2018

If you visit the Whaley House, you might think there was a squatter hiding in the residence. If you’re smart, you’ll be on the lookout for Yankee Jim, whose gruesome execution dropped the property value low enough for the parcel of land to be bought....Show More

Pulau Ubin German Girl Shrine

42:05 | Nov 8th, 2018

A young German girl falls to her death when the British army invaded Pulau Ubin in 1914. Plantation workers found her dead body covered in ants at the bottom of the hill. Her ghost still walks to halls of this mysterious mountain temple. Sponsors!Ama...Show More

Bell Farm

43:37 | Nov 1st, 2018

Terrorized by the Bell Witch and a creature with the head of a rabbit and body of a dog, the Bell family’s life in Tennessee was far from peaceful. Sponsors!Amazon Prime - Season 1 is available now. Watch the New Season of Lore out now, only on Prime...Show More

"The Iceman" Pt. 1 - KINGPINS, a new Parcast podcast!

55:19 | Oct 29th, 2018

Happy Halloween! As a thank you for supporting Parcast, we wanted to offer this AD-FREE bonus episode of our new podcast, Kingpins that delves into real life HORRORS. Listen to the next part of this story now by subscribing to Kingpins wherever you l...Show More

Glamis Castle

52:39 | Oct 25th, 2018

Earl Beardie loved playing cards, he would play until doomsday, with the devil himself. Legend says that a bet with a mysterious stranger cost him his soul. Will you sit down and play a hand?Subscribe now to our new podcast HOSTAGE, featuring the riv...Show More

Palacio de Linares

43:25 | Oct 18th, 2018

Some say it is just a tall tale, the story of a father who knew that apple of his son's eye was actually his daughter from an affair, and then locked up the product of their union away in his palace. If it isn't true, what unsettled history is causin...Show More

Newstead Abbey

48:09 | Oct 11th, 2018

After an evening of drinking, Lord Byron was visited by the ghost of a monk who demanded he return the skulls he had unearthed to their resting place. When Byron resisted, the ghost curled his hand into a fist and Byron’s throat closed up. Was this a...Show More

Harvey Public Library

49:58 | Oct 4th, 2018

Sophie Everlein-Bentz was bludgeoned to death by her husband Jacob in 1931 on the grounds of the library. Now it is haunted. Be quiet when you visit, because the woman “shushing” you may not be the librarian, but the ghost of Sophie.Sponsors!Hello Fr...Show More

The Queen Mary

48:07 | Sep 27th, 2018

Initially a luxury transport across the Atlantic, The Queen Mary is now a floating hotel and museum. As many as 150 spirits have been seen lurking on her decks or wandering her elegant hallway. And if you’re lucky, you’ll see the ghost of a sailor wh...Show More

Monte Cristo Homestead

43:06 | Sep 20th, 2018

Now a tourist location in New South Wales, Australia, this two-story mansion is said to be haunted by the original owners as well as others who died on the property. When you visit, keep an eye out for the pregnant maid who jumped from the balcony, o...Show More

Hotel del Salto

48:16 | Sep 13th, 2018

Built on the edge of a cliff in 1923 opposite the Tequendama Falls in Colombia, this mansion stares across from where the indigenous Muisca jumped off the cliff in droves to escape the Spanish conquistadores. Now, if you’re alone on the balcony, you ...Show More

Moss Beach Distillery

46:04 | Sep 6th, 2018

As a major center for illegal booze during Prohibition, the Moss Beach Distillery was said to be haunted by the Lady in Blue who tragically died in an automobile accident nearby. Since then, strange happenings have occurred at the venue. Many have ex...Show More

Finca Sanatorio Duran

33:40 | Aug 30th, 2018

Over 100 years ago during construction of Finca Sanatorio Duran, a worker and a nun had an argument over his immoral behavior. Neither was seen alive again. Months later, the nun’s body was unearthed, her ears stuffed in her mouth. Patients said her ...Show More

Moosham Castle

43:09 | Aug 23rd, 2018

Located in Salzburg, Austria, Moosham Castle is haunted. Countless women were executed for witchcraft through the Middle Ages and today people report hearing voices, screams and even witnessing attacks... Sponsors! Sacred Lies - Click on the...Show More

Moosham Castle

43:09 | Aug 23rd, 2018

Located in Salzburg, Austria, Moosham Castle is haunted. Countless women were executed for witchcraft through the Middle Ages and today people report hearing voices, screams and even witnessing attacks...

Calcasieu Courthouse

42:58 | Aug 16th, 2018

Toni Jo Henry was a former sex worker who killed a man in cold blood in 1940 and is the only woman in Louisiana to be executed in the electric chair. Her spirit is said to have remained in the courthouse, where workers can feel her presence and even ...Show More


47:28 | Aug 9th, 2018

In the shadow of Mt. Fuji, the Sea of Trees marked the end for many struggling souls. But even before it gained its grisly modern reputation, the forest was said to be haunted. Restless spirits and demons wait in the trees; some ghosts save visitors ...Show More

The Sallie House

42:34 | Aug 2nd, 2018

A young girl named Sallie was brought here one night in the early 1900s by her mother. The doctor said young Sallie’s appendix was about to burst and he needed to operate on her immediately. But, he didn’t give her enough anesthetic and she woke up d...Show More

Hotel Monte Vista

36:26 | Jul 26th, 2018

The Hotel Monte Vista in Flagstaff, Arizona opened on New Year’s Day in 1927. A bellboy in a red coat tells you about the hotel’s haunted history. The bar is haunted by the ghost of the bank robber who died there. In room 305, the ghost of an old wom...Show More

Rose Hall

44:14 | Jul 19th, 2018

The mansion and plantation homes at Rose Hall in Montego Bay, Jamaica are haunted. Visitors report seeing the ghost of plantation owner Annie Palmer who rode her horse in the middle of the night, whipping any slaves she passed by. Others have seen Th...Show More

Bodie State Historic Park

44:21 | Jul 12th, 2018

Bodie, California is an abandoned gold rush town that was founded in 1859 by W.S. Bodey. When Bodey and his gold-mining partner walked to the next town, they got caught in a blizzard. Bodey collapsed and his partner left him to die. Bodey’s body wasn...Show More

Château de Châteaubriant

40:57 | Jul 5th, 2018

In the mid 13th century, Sibylle de La Guerche had spent numerous nights wandering the halls of Château de Châteaubriant, hoping her husband Geoffroy IV would return from war. Upon the shock of seeing him return, she died on the spot. Many say Sibyll...Show More

Devil’s Kitchen

43:00 | Jun 28th, 2018

About one mile off of Highway 78 near Tallapoosa, Georgia is a mysterious winding creek that follows a forest of oak trees. After many twists and turns, the endless creek dives deep into a canyon. But if you visit, be on the lookout for those lost so...Show More

The Myrtles Plantation

39:25 | Jun 21st, 2018

The Myrtles Plantation located in St. Francisville, Louisiana has seen its fair share of death. Visitors claim to have seen figures in old-fashioned clothing in the hallway mirror. Others have heard phantom footsteps going up the stairs. But if you’r...Show More

Edinburgh Castle

44:07 | Jun 14th, 2018

Atop a dormant volcano and overlooking the storied capital city of Scotland, Edinburgh Castle has been home to Scottish royalty since the twelfth century. But it’s also been the scene of many gruesome deaths. And sometimes, if the air is still, you c...Show More

Ruthin Castle

52:07 | Jun 7th, 2018

About 20 miles from the Irish sea in Wales lies Ruthin Castle. For centuries, people have reported seeing spirits of those who have perished there. Lady Grey looking for her axe. A soldier wandering the halls. A young girl with golden ringlets walkin...Show More

Kloster Unterzell

46:24 | May 31st, 2018

The Unterzell Monastery in Bavaria, Germany was built on the ruins of a convent where numerous mysterious incidents occurred. In the mid 1700s, Sister Cecilia Pistorini of Kloster Unterzell suffered from visions and had hysteric attacks. She was conv...Show More

Villisca Axe Murder House

51:41 | May 24th, 2018

Six children and two adults were murdered in what is now called the Villisca Axe Murder House. The killer hid in the family’s barn, waited for them to fall asleep, and then used the family’s own axe to kill them. Over a hundred years later, the house...Show More

Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop Bar

39:18 | May 17th, 2018

On a quiet corner of New Orleans Bourbon Street you'll find Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop bar. At almost 300 years old, the bar is a hotbed of supernatural phenomena - from cold, invisible hands grabbing patrons, to a pair of bright red eyes visible in a...Show More

The Screaming Tunnel

34:27 | May 10th, 2018

Nearly 100 years ago, the life of a young girl came to came to a tragic end in this tunnel. Since then, those who enter are met with the furious cries of her ghost. There are three terrifyingly, gruesome versions of her death. Which one do you believ...Show More

Leap Castle

40:43 | May 3rd, 2018

A 16th Century castle was thought to be haunted for centuries by two feuding brothers. But when the castle was restored, a morbid discovery was made...

Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

43:16 | Apr 26th, 2018

Among the serene, rolling hills of West Virginia, there is an eerie building with a horrific past. The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum was once home to people receiving rehabilitation for everything from being jealous to reading novels. The mistreatme...Show More

Early Access: “Oliver Cromwell's Head” - GONE, a new Parcast podcast!

44:04 | Apr 23rd, 2018

Haunted Places will be back on Thursday, however I have exciting news to share! Parcast has a new podcast out called GONE! Every other Monday, our friends Richard and Molly search for everything lost, from ancient civilizations to hidden treasures. I...Show More

Old Changi Hospital

45:01 | Apr 19th, 2018

The souls of tortured prisoners roam the halls of the Old Changi Hospital in Singapore, built in 1935 as part of the British Royal Air Force base. Although meant to heal and comfort, the hospital provided only violence and pain. Now, it stands as ete...Show More

Winchester Mystery House

55:47 | Apr 12th, 2018

Hundreds of rooms. Thousands of doors. Ten thousand windows. An intricate Victorian maze, built by Sarah Winchester, the Winchester Mystery House was constructed to keep bad spirits at bay. But instead, it has attracted the paranormal and earned a sp...Show More

The Palacio de Lecumberri

35:41 | Apr 5th, 2018

Before it was an important national archive building in Mexico, the Palacio de Lecumberri served as a prison. But behind the bars that now house records and files is a history filled with the abuse, torture, and murder of former prisoners. Those inca...Show More

The Sultan’s Palace

50:44 | Mar 29th, 2018

At the end of most ghost tours in New Orleans, you’ll be led to 716 Dauphine Street. The building has seen better days, and you sense something is wrong as you watch locals avoid this spot at all costs. Rumor has it, a bloody massacre occurred here, ...Show More

The Bhangarh Fort

43:36 | Mar 22nd, 2018

The Bhangarh Fort sits abandoned in Rajasthan, India, a long journey away from major cities like Delhi. But this area is not only haunted… it’s cursed. While the local residents have their personal protections from the trapped spirits and the dark ma...Show More

“La Mataviejitas” - Female Criminals is a new Parcast podcast!

43:46 | Mar 19th, 2018

Enjoy early access to the new Parcast podcast, Female Criminals! In this episode, we explore the psychology and life of former wrestler turned infamous killer, Jauna Barraza. Every Wednesday, hosts Vanessa and Claire analyze the stories, psychology a...Show More

Gettysburg Battlefield

41:10 | Mar 15th, 2018

Surrounding the Gettysburg Battlefield is a National Park, park ranger headquarters, and B&Bs for those who come to visit. But after a whiff of rot, visitors will soon find that they aren’t alone. The battlefield became a deathbed for more than 8,000...Show More

Poveglia Island

38:20 | Mar 8th, 2018

As a deadly plague spread through Venice, those showing even the slightest sign of illness were sent to Poveglia Island… a fate worse than death. Before the sickness killed them, doctors poked and prodded patients, providing inhumane services that di...Show More