Friday, January 20, 2012
Most Haunted France
Pere Lanchaise Cemetery:
Is the largest cemetery in the city of Paris, France, though there are larger cemeteries in the city's suburbs.
It is reputed to be the world's most visited cemetery. attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors annually to the graves of those who have enhanced French life over the past 200 years.
It is said that this cemetery is the most haunted cemetery of all.
Is located on the Champ de Mars in Paris. Built in 1889, it has become both a global icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. The tower is the tallest building in Paris and the most visited paid monument in the world; The tower was built between 1887 and 1889. The risk of accident was great as, unlike modern skyscrapers, the tower is an open frame without any intermediate floors except the two platforms. However, because (Eiffel the man who built the tower) took safety precautions, including the use of movable stagings, guard-rails and screens, only one man died.
The tower was much criticised by the public when it was built, with many calling it an eyesore.
It is said that a young man took his girlfriend to the top of the tower with the intention of proposing marriage to her, but she turned him down and he threw her from the tower to her death. Visitors to the tower at night have reported hearing a girl laughing and saying NO, followed by a scream, then silence.