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The 'Most Haunted Island' on Earth Is Now Up for Auction

TIME - 16 Apr 2014
Poveglia: A Venice Lagoon Island of Sadness and Horror VENICE, ITALY - AUGUST 27: Beds and furniture remain in one of the dormitories in the psychiatric ward of the abandoned Hospital of Poveglia on August 27, 2011 in Venice, Italy. The island of ...

Wem gehört die Insel Poveglia?

Deutschlandfunk - 04 Nov 2017
Rückzugsorte für Venezianer sind rar geworden. Die Insel Poveglia sollte an einen großen Investor verkauft werden, wie viele andere Inseln der Lagune, die zu einem Luxusresort umgewandelt wurden. Doch eine Bürgerinitiative hat sich gegen den Verkauf ...

The 10 Most Haunted Cities in the World

Condé Nast Traveler - 05 Oct 2017
With Halloween right around the corner, these 10 cities make the perfect vacation for your friendly neighborhood horror enthusiast. From the ghost-ridden streets of Prague to the dark, infamous history of Poveglia Island in Venice, we've rounded up a ...

People Are Banned to Visit These 5 Mysterious Places in The World

PagalParrot - 10 Nov 2017
“In 1348, the Bubonic Plague arrived in Venice and Poveglia, like many other small islands, became a quarantine colony. Fearing the unbridled spread of the disease, Venice exiled many of its symptom-bearing citizens there.” Some estimates suggest that ...

Haunted places around the world

CNN - 23 Oct 2017
(CNN) — "I think we all like to be a little bit scared, don't we?" says author and historian Robert Grenville, whose book "Haunted Places," explores some of the world's most spine-chilling spots. From Gothic mansions to creepy cemeteries to eerie ...

Maleni otok strave na Jadranu: Bolesnici su sami čekali smrt...

24sata - 25 Oct 2017
Poveglia je nekoć bila dom više od 160 tisuća zaraženih ljudi, koji su ostavljeni i osuđeni na čekanje smrti na izoliranom otoku. Toliko je dugo služio kao karantena da postoje brojne glasine kako preko 50 posto tla samog otoka čine ljudski ostaci - a ...

Poveglia Island: Like Hell, But in Italy

Huffington Post - 05 Dec 2013
Poveglia Island is a secluded little piece of land that even the macho-iest of Italians stay the fuck away from. The final restless place of thousands of diseased, murderous and insane people, Poveglia is the convergence of everything we know about evil.

The Haunted Island of Poveglia (Part one)

L'Italo Americano (blog) - 27 Oct 2016
Of the many islands surrounding Venice, there is one located to the south, quite close to the shoreline of Lido. It is the island of Poveglia, referred to by some as “the island of terror.” Venetians prefer not to discuss the island nor answer ...

Learning to Navigate the Venetian Lagoon Like a Pro

New York Times - 11 May 2017
The most poetic ruin, Poveglia, was once a graveyard for plague victims and then a rambling hospital, which a group named Poveglia Per Tutti (Poveglia for Everyone) is trying to save. To get there, I had to go with members of a rowing club from ...

Poveglia Plague Island

Atlas Obscura - 21 May 2013
In 1922, a mental hospital was opened on Poveglia. Local legend says that one doctor at the hospital tortured and killed many of his patients, butchering them horribly only to later die by falling from, or possibly being thrown off of, its bell tower ...

Poveglia, l'isola dei fantasmi in attesa di un compratore

la Nuova di Venezia - 09 Sep 2017
È l'Isola di Poveglia, tra le più amate dai veneziani e da chi ancora la ricorda come ospedale, con quella passeggiata di sanpietrini di cui oggi rimangono a tratti alcune tracce. Fotografata dall'alto sembra una donna con un ampio vestito. Poveglia è ...

A night on the haunted Poveglia Island in Italy - 31 May 2014
A stout, balding, no nonsense sort of fellow, the local cold meats delivery man gave no hint of drama or exaggeration in a Venice bar where word had spread two Australian journalists planned to spend the night on the infamous Poveglia Island. Walking ...

Die Geisterinsel vor den Toren Venedigs

Sü - 23 Jun 2017
Über keines der Lagunen-Eilande existieren aber so schaurig-schöne Horror-Stories wie über Poveglia. Schon die Spitznamen für die gegenüber dem Örtchen Malamocco auf dem Lido di Venezia gelegene Insel sprechen Bände: "Island of Madness" ...

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