If you are the type that rather enjoys the haunted houses, or eager to explore the real shooting locations of your favourite scary movies, then scroll down, as we walk you to the famous horror movie scenes worldwide.
Touring around Spain this Halloween season, make sure you pay a visit to these places:
Los Hornillos Palace, Spain – The Others (2001)
A huge and beautiful 200 something-year-old cattle ranch, belongs to the Duke of Santo Mauro’s family is an obvious perfect setting for horror theme. The place attracts several film producers, including the famous movie: The Others (2001). Set foot here and if you are lucky enough (or maybe not), you may have interesting talks with the lady, her sun-feared kids, and the servants and then found out they are not real! Goose bumps!
Partarriu Manor located in Asturias, in Northern Spain – The Orphanage (2007)
This beautiful large and impressive house is surrounded by the perfect factors for a getaway family trip: beach, cliffs and a forest. I hope that knowing this is also a shooting location for the creepy movie :The Orphanage (2007) will not stop you from exploring this place. Do let us know if you ever find invisible friends, evil spirits and strange occurrences like what happened to the little kids in the movie.
Or heading to the UK for haunted movie scenes, you are at right place:
Ettington Park Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire – The Haunting (1963)
Built in the 12th century, Ettington Park is one of the oldest buildings in the Midlands. After several different ownership, this place, once a prisoner of war camp for Italian soldiers during the WWII and now transformed into a hotel. Maybe it was not only haunted in the movie, but also in real life where several strange activities were reported here by stayed guests and the hotel employees. Why ruin the thrill? Just go spend a night there and ask for the spookiest room, who knows you can even come up with a better plot than the Haunting.
The Infamous Oakley Court Hotel, Berkshire, England – The Reptile, Curse of Frankenstein, Nightmare, Die, Monster, Die!, The Screaming Starts
Located next to the Bray studios, this 157-year-old hotel made appeared in countless classic scary movies. Having 118 rooms, you can easily book a Frankenstein shadowy type bedroom, and played the movie shot in that very own room. Enough of hair standing, I believe.
Wandering around Asia, don’t worry, we send you to the chilling movie spots:
The Haunted House at Nong Jork, Thailand – The Victim (2006 film)
As this is a criminal horror movie, the settings featured real criminal scenes, one of them is The Haunted House at Nong Jork. This is an abandoned unfinished house due to the death of a worker while constructing it. The place is a favourite spot to locate dead bodies dumped by the criminals, just enjoy the movie but stay away from there, folks.
The Ju-On: The Grudge house, Tokorozawa, Saitama. – The Grudge series
No different from any ordinary double story house, yet this house is one of the eeriest houses in the Japanese movie history. If you love the feeling of shiver down, we suggest you have treasure hunt trip to this iconic house. The Grudge describes a curse that is born when someone dies in the grip of a powerful rage or extreme sorrow, so just don’t go there when you are upset.
Take off to the nearby continent, Australia, horror fans, let’s continue your journey:
Melbourne, Australia – Knowing (2009)
Numerous locations in this beautiful city were made used in the sci-fi thriller Knowing, to name a few: the Geelong Ring Road, Melbourne Museum, Mount Macedon, the corner of Collins Street and Williams Street, the Docklands and Camberwell High School. Although the movie is rather a sci-fi big screen, it isn’t the lack of thrilling factors that sent your spine chilling.
Finally, the land of the most horrific movies, America:
Dunsmuir House, Oakland, California – Phantasm (1979)
The Dunsmuir House and Gardens (also known by the name The Dunsmuir-Hellman Historic Estate) is a famous shoot for Phantasm (1979), So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993), A View to Kill (1985), Partners in Crime (1984), So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993). If you want to host a Halloween party, you can contact the place to rent for the occasion, if you do not mind the spooky atmosphere.
Dakota Residential, Manhattan, New York, USA – The Rosemary’s Baby
With the reputation of being a residential building for the rich and famous, this place is very famous for its tragic history where in just a few steps from the building, the legend John Lennon was shot in 1980. Not only stop at that, it is where the psychological horror movie Rosemary’s baby was filmed.
The Evans City cemetery in Pennsylvania – Night of the Living Dead
To the Night of the Living Dead’s fan, you might be intrigued by the idea go searching for the headstones that were filmed in the movie. Just remember, it is a resting place of many souls, show your respect around this old graveyard.
Yaquina Head Lighthouse located near Newport in Oregon – The Ring
Do you know the “Moesko Island Lighthouse” in the movie was actually this Yaquina Head Lighthouse? To recreate the scene in the movie, simply book the Lighthouse tours, daily operation except for Wednesdays; a first come, first served basis.
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