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Creepy Places – Poveglia Island

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Creepy Places – Poveglia Island

Poveglia island is an island located between Venice and Lido in the Venetian Lagoon. In 421 people from mainland escaped from invasion. Later the island was abandoned for a while.

Poveglia island grave
source – Tommylandz

Later during the time of Black death many people who were infected with plaque were left on the island. The island has one or more plaque pits in which many people were buried. IN 1800s several people got infected by plaque and were transferred to Poveglia island. It became an confinement station for the ill. People with infectious disease were left on this island.

Poveglia island hospital
source – Dirty Magazine

Later in 20th century the buildings were converted to asylum for mentally ill but in 1968 the hospital was closed and then for a while it was used for agriculture but later it was completely abandoned.

Poveglia island
source – urban Ghosts Media

This place is considered to be haunted by the ghost of the people ho died on this island on this island. It is also a good place for paranormal researchers.

Many people have experienced unusual activities sounds and sightings on this island.

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