ByJancy Richardson, writer at Creators.co
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Jancy Richardson

These abandoned buildings once housed people...now they're home to nothing but screams, shadows and fear...

Check out 10 creepy abandoned places where untold terrible things obviously happened...

1. The Church of the Nine Ghosts

Location: Czech Republic

See A Similar Location On Screen in...I Spit On Your Grave 2

Nightmarish Horror Possibilities: You shelter from a storm, unaware that you've stumbled into the unquiet resting place of dead souls, their anguished spirits desperate to take a new soul....yours...

How Much You'd Have To Pay Me To Stay Overnight, Alone: $100 - if I had a decent photographer with me - it's kind of amazing!

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2. Theater of the Damned

Location: USA

See A Similar Location On Screen in...Inglourious Basterds

Nightmarish Horror Possibilities: You've been told you're about to see the scariest horror movie anyone has ever seen...what you didn't know is that the film contains a force so evil, it will burn out everything from your retinas to the entire theater, committing all who dwell within to an eternity of torment.

How Much You'd Have To Pay Me To Stay Overnight, Alone: $30 - hey, I love the movies.

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3. Abandoned Farmhouse

Location: Ansbach, Germany

See A Similar Location On Screen in...Frontiers

Nightmarish Horror Possibilities: I'm sorry to say it, but the charming rustic retreat you signed up for is actually a front for a nefarious cult. Instead of Acai smoothies and pilates at sunrise, you're now being forced into a 'marriage' with a deformed goat. Sorry.

How Much You'd Have To Pay Me To Stay Overnight, Alone: $300 - those mildewy blankets look gnarly.

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4. Nuclear Test Site

Location: Makhachkala, Russia

See A Similar Location On Screen in...The Chernobyl Diaries

Nightmarish Horror Possibilities: Your tiny boat is not going to reach shore as the storms close in, so you take shelter on this abandoned testing site. It creaks, it drips, it smells of dank blood-rust...and unnaturally glowing eyes peer hungrily at you through the blackness...

How Much You'd Have To Pay Me To Stay Overnight, Alone: like, a billion dollars. Maybe less if I'd had my tetanus shot updated.

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5. Gymnasium

Location: Bowmanville, Ontario

See A Similar Location On Screen in...Carrie

Nightmarish Horror Possibilities: A tormented teen with limitless telekinetic powers brewing inside her finally lets rip. Bullies, teachers and innocent bystanders alike are consumed in the fire of her fury.

How Much You'd Have To Pay Me To Stay Overnight, Alone: $500 - I never was too keen on gym class.

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6. Abandoned Prison

Location: NJ, USA

See A Similar Location On Screen in...Nightmare On Elm St 3: Dream Warriors

Nightmarish Horror Possibilities: An innocent orderly, you're locked in at night with hundreds of the criminally insane. The lowest of humanity are after you in the dark of night...and they will find you...

How Much You'd Have To Pay Me To Stay Overnight, Alone: $600

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7. Isolated House

Location: Oklahoma

See A Similar Location On Screen in...The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Nightmarish Horror Possibilities: Your car is out of gas. You trek to the nearest house to find a phone. Maybe you should have turned back when you saw that lamp that appeared to have a nipple, but an innocent, civilized person like yourself just needs more convincing that the furniture is fashioned from human skin....

How Much You'd Have To Pay Me To Stay Overnight, Alone: $1000 - come on, this is the proverbial Cabin In The Woods. It's a deathtrap.

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8. Mannequin Factory

Location: Spain

See A Similar Location On Screen in...House of Wax

Nightmarish Horror Possibilities: A doll-maker, driven mad with grief after the death of his child, goes crazy and starts trapping unwary travelers in his factory, encasing them in doll parts...forever...

How Much You'd Have To Pay Me To Stay Overnight, Alone: $500 - doll faces!!

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9. Colonial-Style Mansion

Location: Spain

See A Similar Location On Screen in...The Devil's Backbone

Nightmarish Horror Possibilities: An orphanage run by the corrupt and the cruel, meting out harsh punishments to children who disobey. The ghosts of their abused charges haunt these walls...

How Much You'd Have To Pay Me To Stay Overnight, Alone: $10 - hey, free holiday to Spain...

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10. Beelitz Sanatorium

Image: Matt Biddulph
Image: Matt Biddulph

Location: Berlin, Germany

See A Similar Location On Screen in...American Horror Story: Asylum

Nightmarish Horror Possibilities: A twisted doctor, experimental surgeries and stolen organs...if you wake up in a bath of ice with a pain in your side, you've come to the wrong sanatorium...

How Much You'd Have To Pay Me To Stay Overnight, Alone: $300

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