There are many places in the world that are shrouded in mystery and instilled in an enigma. If you are inspired by the unexplainable and stirred by the surreal, then by all means stay with us, fellow wanderer, as we embark on a “journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of the imagination. That’s a signpost up ahead.” Our next stop: the most mysterious places in Europe. 

Most Mysterious Places In Europe

1.  Houska Castle, Czech Republic

Local legend has it that this castle in Blatce could actually be “the gateway to Hell.” Constructed in the 1200s, it is one of the world’s most haunted places. Folklore has it that Houska Castle was built over an unholy hole so dark and deep that it was impossible to see the bottom. Beware the dark denizens that spring nightly from this pit!  

2.  Stonehenge, United Kingdom

One of Europe’s most popular mysterious places is the prehistoric monument Stonehenge. Situated on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England, it harkens back to 2500 BC. Although theories abound, historians still don’t know their origins. After all, the larger sarsen stones here came from 32 kilometers away and weigh an average of 25 tonnes each. The smaller bluestones there were sourced from Wales’ Preseli Hills.

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