Haworth, England, home of the Brontes. One of the coolest places I have ever been because of my love of their books. Admittedly, I should not have arrived on the night of Halloween and listened to a night-time ghost walk in the graveyard. Especially because I was traveling alone.
Hashima Island, Japan--The island was populated from 1887 to 1974 as a coal mining facility. The island has been administered as part of Nagasaki city since the merger of the former town of Takashima in 2005. As petroleum replaced coal in Japan in the 1960s, coal mines began shutting down all over the country. Mitsubishi officially announced the closing of the mine in 1974. Travel to Hashima was re-opened on April 22, 2009 after 35 years of closure.
Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Louisville, KY. A former tuberculosis hospital, which operated from the 1920s to the 1960s. In recent years, the abandoned building has earned notoriety by appearing on Ghost Hunters, Ghost Adventures, Scariest Places On Earth & Most Haunted,to name a few. Harrington Potography. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waverly_Hills_Sanatorium