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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 ...

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 ...

Poveglia Island: Like Hell, But in Italy

Huffington Post - 05 Dec 2013
The plagued people were shipped off to Poveglia Island, a small, secluded land mass that floats between Venice and Lido. There, people lived out the last of their wretched lives together until they croaked. Since the island already reeked of death, the ...

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 ...

Poveglia Plague Island

Atlas Obscura - 21 May 2013
With a past like this, it's not surprising that Poveglia is believed to be haunted, attracting the attention of ghost hunters and paranormal investigators. Elsewhere in the lagoon, the remains of the Insane Asylum on San Servolo Island are preserved as ...

The Haunted Island of Poveglia (Part one)

L'Italo Americano (blog) - 27 Oct 2016
The island of Poveglia, when viewed from the air, appears to be shaped much like a crude arrowhead pointed southward. Long ago, a canal was cut east and west through the center of the island, separating the northern and southern halves. Between both ...

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

la Nuova di Venezia - 09 Sep 2017
VENEZIA. Ha un profilo che fa sognare, in particolare all'alba e al tramonto, quando è inondata dai colori della laguna e sembra sospesa sul'acqua. Se avesse un profumo sarebbe quello delle pesche che qui abbondavano fino al 1968, quando venne ...

Wem gehört die Insel Poveglia?

Deutschlandfunk - 04 Nov 2017
Jahrhundert als Quarantänestation und Lazarett für Pestkranke gedient hatte. Später kamen Cholera-, noch später Tuberkulosepatienten. 1968 wurde das Krankenheim geschlossen und die Insel verwilderte. Für die Venezianer wurde Poveglia zu einem ...

Learning to Navigate the Venetian Lagoon Like a Pro

New York Times - 11 May 2017
“It comes from quaranta, 40, the number of days you had to spend here before entering the city.” 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 ...

Haunted places around the world

CNN - 23 Oct 2017
Chapel, Poveglia, Venice, Italy. Ohio State Reformatory, Mansfield, Ohio, USA. Mont St Michel, Normandy, France. Path, Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France. Haunted places cover. 1/16. Entrance, Precious Blood Cemetery, Woonsocket, Rhode Island: "I ...

Call for entries to University Island competition 2016

Dezeen - 07 Mar 2016
Dezeen promotion: entries are now open for architects and designers to submit ideas for reviving a forgotten island in the Venetian Lagoon by transforming it into a university campus (+ slideshow). Organised by Young Architects Competitions (YAC), the ...

Il sindaco su Poveglia: «Facevo un ospedale»

la Nuova di Venezia - 21 Dec 2017
LIDO. Luigi Brugnaro e il rimpianto Poveglia. Il sindaco è tornato anche ieri - in un'intervista televisiva - sulla mancata acquisizione dell'isola della laguna sud che il Demanio aveva messo all'asta. E proprio Brugnaro - non ancora sindaco aveva ...

5 Reasons to Suggest Ghost Adventures is Completely Fake

TVOvermind - 14 May 2017
Ever since the show Ghosthunters appeared on the Sci-Fi channel in October 2004, paranormal investigation shows became all the rage. By 2008 there were many paranormal shows to choose from but one particular offering on The Travel Channel, Ghost ...

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