Around the world are places with a reputation for the unknown, mystically captivating, and invoke a feeling of spookiness and eariness, no other places excite into our brains. Some of these places have made it into popular art, and culture as a whole. You might recognize some of these spots from movies you enjoyed or paintings you saw, but some of them you have never heard of, nonetheless gained notoriety for all the wrong Spooky reasons.
Aokigahara forest, Japan:
Traveling to Japan can be an indulgence in many treats. A chance to see first hand many celebrated landmarks. Sprawling cities, colorful temples, inspiring gardens and landscapes. But did you know that in the shadows of one such landmark, lays one place you never heard of. On the northwestern flank of Japan's Mount Fuji, is the Aokigahara forest, a vast expance of trees and vegetation, which is why it is also called the Sea Of Trees. Walking into it you get an eary sense of solitude and seclusion broken only by the occasion sign, helpline adds. in fact this forest is infamous for suicides, and became known in recent years as "the suicide forest." The forest is said to be haunted by the Yūrei, ghosts, of those left to die.