10 Halloween Destinations Around The World – My Design Week

10 Halloween Destinations Around The World

Halloween is one of my favourite holidays, specially the mystical and scary atmosphere. Last year,I talked about the World’s Greatest Halloween Festivals, and on a similar topic in 2014 I present you 10 Halloween Destinations around the World.

Salem, Massachusetts, USA – known as the “Witch City” due to numerous cultural events and traditions and, of course, the Salem Wicht trials in the 17th century. Make sure to visit Witch Museum and the Old Harbour.

Salem, Massachusetts | 10 Halloween Destinations Around The World

Sedlec Ossuary, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic – the Sedlec Ossuary is a small chapel with skeletons of thousand of people displayed in unique constructions. (creeeeeeppppyyyyy)

Sedlec Ossuary, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic | 10 Halloween Destinations Around The World Sedlec Ossuary, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic | 10 Halloween Destinations Around The World

Transylvania, Romania – the ‘birth place’ of Vampires and the most famous of them all: Count Dracula.

Bran castle, Romania | 10 Halloween Destinations Around The World

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA – a city known for its voodoo traditions, during Halloween New Orleans has numerous festivals and events. Don’t miss out on the Hermann-Grima house and the Voodoo Music Festival. There is also a strange tradition, the Halloween weddings.

Halloween Weddings in New Orleans Voodoo Music Festival, New Orleans

Ottawa, Canada – it is where one of the biggest spider sculptures in the world, right in front of the National Gallery of Canada. There is also a Halloween Carnival.

Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada Spider

Greenwich Village, New York, USA – known for the huge annual holiday parade for Halloween.

Greenwich Village, New York - Halloween Parade Greenwich Village, New York - Halloween Parade

Hill of Crosses, Lithuania – famous for the countless crosses (there are over some thousands of crosses) with different sizes, shapes, colors and ornaments.

Hill of Crosses, Lithuania

Cancun, Mexico – where Halloween is known as the Day of the Dead.

Day of the Dead in Cancun Day of the Dead in Cancun

Key West, Florida, USA – home of the Fantasy Fest where naked men and women with extravagant body paintings.

Fantasy Fest, Key West

Londonderry, Northern Ireland – popular places include the St. Columb’s Cathedral, the St. Eugene’s Cathedral, the Bishop Street Within and the Bishops Street Gate.

Londonderry, Northern Ireland

Source: Top Dreamer