Grim death: The spookiest places in Berlin

These are the spookiest, scariest places to see in Berlin, ranging from suicide cemeteries to children’s hospitals.

Ruins of Beelitz-Heilstätten.

Ghosts, tunnels, bunkers, and cemeteries. Not surprisingly, given Berlin’s violent and sinister past, there are some eerily haunting locations in the city.

Generally speaking, we steer clear of situations that make us extremely afraid. However, occasionally, we are drawn to the scary and gloomy by a fascination with the possibility of a Halloween thrill. These 12 locations in Berlin will definitely give you chills.

Beelitz Heilstätten: One of the creepiest places in Berlin

There are a lot of abandoned locations in Berlin, but none have the same aura of spookiness as Beelitz Heilstätten (healing center). This building complex has a colorful past that dates back to 1890. It was first established as a tuberculosis clinic and later transformed into a military hospital for soldiers injured in both World Wars I and II.

Despite their necessity, hospitals are rarely places that people enjoy going to. Additionally, run-down hospitals that exude a provocative quiet serve as a reminder of our unfortunate circumstances and the struggle to survive. It’s practically impossible to walk through the lengthy, decaying corridors and run-down treatment rooms of the Beelitz Sanatorium without hearing the cries of injured soldiers and past inmates.

Nonetheless, unattended entry into the 200-hectare building complex is strictly prohibited for visitors. A guided tour is required for those who want to experience the eerie atmosphere up close. The journey includes a walk up the aerial route that overlooks the collapsing structures from the top of a tree.

The deserted corridors of Weißensee’s Children’s Hospital

Among Berlin’s macabre collection is the former Kinderkrankenhaus, or children’s hospital, located near Weißensee. It is an extremely terrifying place. Established in 1911, this location served as a battleground for the then-high newborn mortality rate. The building functioned as a children’s hospital even during the DDR, closing its doors permanently in 1997.Even though it’s not allowed to enter the premises, taking a stroll around the building as twilight approaches should definitely chill you off.

This crumbling monastery in Mitte

You can see the dilapidated remnants of a gothic Franciscan monastery by strolling down Klosterstraße. There is a legend that one of its residents in the fourteenth century was a young aristocrat named Father Roderich, who had once had a scandalous relationship with a stunning damsel. He was chased away when their affair was found, breaking his leg and leaving him permanently injured.

He walked into the monastery, limping and broken-hearted. He developed an aggressive streak and even encouraged his brothers to commit murder. At the monastery one day, a young man showed there, and Roderich got into a fight with him. He imprisoned him in the basement.He raced down to free the stranger after learning later that he was his son, only to find that he had passed away. An enraged mob, enraged by Roderich’s ruthless actions, killed him after he collapsed in tears. It is rumored that he still haunts the church.

The ghost of Schloss Tegel

Since 1558, Tegel Forest has been dominated by the towering white walls of this ancient structure. For nearly as long, there have been rumors of a poltergeist. Legend has it that the start of things began around the end of the 17th century when the castle’s owners began to notice unexplained phenomena.There was a cracking sound of whips, bright stones were thrown at the occupants, and flames flashed in the castle’s hallways. At last, the ghost materialized as a massive, shadowy form or as a dark, billowing mist.

The ghost vanished almost as abruptly as it had appeared after a protracted period of horror. However, a small number of people assert that they have saw it more lately; it appears as an enigmatic flame figure outside the castle gates.

Crumbling graves at Stahnsdorf Cemetery

At more than 200 hectares, the Südwestkirchhof (southwest cemetery) in Stahnsdorf, Brandenburg, is the eighth largest cemetery globally. Here are countless tombs, crypts, and graves in various degrees of disrepair. A large number of gravestones from the early half of the 20th century are broken and overgrown. Since 1909, the cemetery has been in place.There are stone figures scattered all across the cemetery that appear to be watching you walk down mossy walks. People who are easily agitated should get out of the cemetery before dusk.

The old listening station on Teufelsberg

In the 1950s, during the height of the Cold War, the US Army established a listening post atop Teufelsberg. How times evolve. A recent attempt to construct a hotel on the property, complete with apartments and a spy museum, was thwarted by ecological opposition.

Grunewald’s central location is the site of the former listening station. After nightfall, the noises of the forest are all that can be heard in the area surrounding the abandoned property. Sadly, guests are not permitted to enter the eerie dome by themselves. Bookings are limited to official tours only. For admirers of the macabre, consider scheduling the final trip of the day in the winter, when the sun has already set.

The suicide cemetery in Grunewald

The little Friedhof is situated in a clearing in Grunewald Forest, near a bend in the Havel river. This is the historical basis for the name Selbstmörderfriedhof, or suicide cemetery. There, drowned bodies kept floating to the shore; many of them were suicides. These unfortunate people were viewed as mortal sinners when the cemetery was established, which was sometime in 1878. They were refused burial by the church.

The eerie light of Brieselang Forest

Brieselang is a tiny town in the Brandenburg region. Its forest has been braided with spooky stories since the 1980s, when mysterious lights were first observed at night among the trees.

The discoverer was startled by the floating lights, and he began to hear stories of white, red, or green lights flickering through the trees at night. Some even claimed to have heard noises and voices.

Ballhaus Grünau

This once-grand ballroom hosted its last dance in the early 1990s. When the art nouveau edifice first opened in 1875, it must have looked amazing. The dilapidated ballroom in Grünau would make an ideal setting for a Hollywood horror film today. Even though the structure looks deteriorated now, its elaborate features nevertheless reveal its rich history.

It is extremely banned to enter the abandoned ballroom these days for safety reasons, as you never know when the masonry will fall. Things might not go well.

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