Houses inhabited by ghosts quickly become known, because interest in them is constantly “warmed up” by legends. There are many houses in the world that almost every person knows, there are such houses in Russia.
The most famous haunted housesThere are houses that are famous not for their history or architecture, but for the fact that ghosts supposedly live there. It cannot be said that people believe in this, but the stories about ghosts and the possible places of their appearance have always interested both local residents and tourists.
Coming on an excursion to a particular city in the world, tourists often hear stories about old houses, in which sometimes there is a silhouette of residents who once lived there, tortured prisoners, poisoned husbands or abandoned children. There are many legends and stories, to believe them or not is everyone’s business.
Chillingham castleThe old castle, which at one time was both privately owned, and a defense point, and an army barrack, and a monastery today is famous for the fact that ghosts live in it.
Hotel Stanley HotelThe Stanley Hotel in Colorado is known to admirers of Stephen King. At one time in one of her rooms, the writer came up with the plot, and soon took off the mini-series "Shine". But not only the presence of King and Hollywood filming made this hotel popular.
It causes genuine interest thanks to the ghosts that inhabit it. The ghost of the first owner of the hotel, together with his wife, has repeatedly appeared before visitors. From time to time strange sounds are heard from the free rooms, and the piano standing in the hall suddenly starts to play.
Loftus hallLocated in Ireland, the Loftus Hall castle was built on the site where the more ancient castle of the fourteenth century used to stand. According to legend, in 1870, a lone traveler knocked at the gate of the castle, turning out to be a ghost.After some time, the daughter of the owners died suddenly, and ghosts flooded the house.
Tower of LondonPerhaps the most famous building visited by ghosts is the Tower of London. Earlier it housed a prison in which many people were tortured, executed and killed. Its walls remember the cruel torture.
The most famous houses in the worldThere are houses that are known to almost everyone. Such fame can be associated with extremely high cost, location, extraordinary architecture, rich history associated with it or the identity of its owner.
Record-breaking homes in the Guinness Book of Records, which are the tallest, most unusual, or most expensive in the world, immediately become famous.It is known about houses - historical monuments and houses - unique from the point of view of architecture.
LouvreThe palace, more resembling a feudal fortress, was erected in the 1200th year during the reign of Philip Augustus. Originally, the Louvre was intended to hold royal scrolls and jewels. Under Charles V, the old fortress was turned into a beautiful palace.
Palace of WestminsterUntil 1529, the Palace of Westminster served the English kings as the capital’s residence. He is in London and stands on the very bank of the Thames. This building is considered the hallmark of London. The famous Big Ben is one of the towers of this palace. Today it is a symbol of Great Britain. The Palace of Westminster is known worldwide, at the end of the last century it was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
"The White house"The official residence of the American president in Washington is called the White House. The mansion was built in the 1800th year in the Palladian style.At first, he was called "Presidential Mansion."
The most famous houses in RussiaSome houses in Russia are considered her calling card. They judge the beauty of architecture and the richest Russian history. To list all the most outstanding buildings is difficult, because in such a huge country like Russia there are extremely many of them. You can write only about some.
PeterhofThe famous Peterhof, built back in the time of Peter the Great, remains today one of the most beautiful and popular places in Russia, its important landmark.
Pavlov's HouseA house that reminds the world of terrible battles,walking in Volgograd (Stalingrad) during the Second World War is called "Pavlov's House". In this house the Soviet fighters kept their defense during the Battle of Stalingrad.
Pavlov's house has survived to this day, it stands on Lenin Square. After the war, he was reinstated one of the first. The house is a symbol of heroism, courage and resilience.
Manor "Yasnaya Polyana"This manor is located in the Tula region. Currently, “Yasnaya Polyana” is the most famous house-museum of Leo Tolstoy, where the writer was born and lived almost his whole life. Tolstoy's house is perfectly preserved. Even today, the spirit of the writer of world magnitude is maintained in him, the atmosphere of the last day of his life is preserved.
The most famous houses in MoscowMoscow, as the capital of Russia, boasts a considerable number of world-famous houses. Among them are old houses that are “inscribed” in Russian history. Some houses are a kind of symbol of the capital.
Arriving in Moscow, tourists have the opportunity to see many of the most famous houses in the city, going on a sightseeing tour.
Main building of Moscow State UniversityIn the postwar years in the USSR, it was decided to build several high-rise buildings.One of them was the Main Building of Moscow State University. For a long time it was the highest in the capital. Its height is two hundred forty meters.
Eliseevsky shopIn the capital, on Tverskaya, there is the Eliseevsky shop or Deli №1. This house is one of the most famous in Moscow. It was built in the late 18th century by architect Matthew Kozakov. For a long time it was the property of the Volkonsky family, until at the end of the 19th century it was acquired by Grigory Yeliseyev.
By the way, according to uznayvse.ru, they are not always the most famous.