Top 10 Gorgeous, Possibly-haunted Spots in Kuala Lumpur
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Top 10 Gorgeous, Possibly-haunted Spots in Kuala Lumpur

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When you visit Kuala Lumpur, check out these places with histories of hauntings -- if you dare!

1. Victoria's Institution

How could you not see this on the list? Come on... at 116 years old, it's bound to have some ghoulies running around. Most famously, and this is uncertain because every source we've looked at or heard from varies, it was used by the Japanese soldiers during WWII as HQ/execution area/ marching ground, etc. I'm sure you know at least one V.I. boy who'll enlighten you with various stories.

2. Highland Towers

This just had to be on the list. As far as fame goes, this is like the Richard Gere of eerie sites in KL. In 1993, one of 3 blocks collapsed, which led to 48 deaths. Besides being surrounded by overgrown plants, the unkept condition of the buildings just make it perfect when it comes to haunts. They do say that ghosts do enjoy residing in "dirty" areas. Only one way to find out!

3. Kajang Highschool

Maybe this isn't as famous as it should be because V.I. takes the cake in central KL. Similarly, this highschool was occupied by the Japanese for similar reasons. Students and ex-students from that area, will gladly verify the spookies.

4. Abandoned bungalows in Bangsar

Bangsar-ians will not thank me for this. Alas, the world wants to know. Apparently, (and I use 'apparently' because the story started with just one bungalow and soon become a whole stretch of bungalows) there are a few haunted houses in Bangsar with all sorts of background stories. Most notably, some guard went bonkers and murdered the kids and dumped the bodies into the water tank. Cool.

5. Poliklinik Cheras

Well, this is an old one, we're not sure whether the site is still there cause some reports say that the area is going through some new development. No one in the office has cajones large enough to go check it out. The story goes that it was an abandoned government hospital that was left as it was. So, visitors would encounter "people" walking around. If it is gone, it would be a terrible shame.

6. Heritage Hotel

Hotel, hotel, hotel. How many stories have we heard that involves hotels? This one, however, is given extra attention because it's located above the Kuala Lumpur Railway Station, and one of the oldest colonial buildings in KL. In it's heyday, it was the bee's knees, I tell you. It's got an amazingly retro elevator and one of the most famous Lambhorgini accidents in Malaysian history right outside its doorsteps. Who knows what has happened over the years behind closed doors? It's still running by the way, so why don't you check in for a night? *Cue in "Hotel California" . . . .*

7. Pudu Jail

A hub for bad guys for a long time. It also has had a history of overcrowding, too. If that won't encourage hauntings, I don't know what will. The executions did not take place in the prison itself, but the last days of the alleged criminals were spent there, so, revisiting should be quite common. Also, I remember that some of them were quite the artists. Accounts have said that they've seen "people" disappear after turning corners and heard voices coming from cells. Voices, paintings, and disappearances.

8. St. John's Institution

Hoorah! More ex-Japanese occupation related hauntings. What could I mention that hasn't been already? I've been wrong before, so I'm betting I am missing a few pieces from the puzzle. If you were to study the buildings of St. Johns' Institution, you could almost draw yourself a horrifying plot. I'm sure if you stayed late into the night and walked along the corridors, you'd be bound to encounter or hear something. Your resident St. Johanian should know more.

9. Putrajaya

OK, this shouldn't be here cause it's not technically in KL, but it's still a good place to go . . . hunting. OK, here's why it's on the list; it's not as populated, so you never know what's what. Furthermore, I hear that to build the place, there was loads of clearing done. We all know what they say about clearing forest areas; past residents don't just go.

10. Karak Highway

Neither is this a place in KL, but this just had to be on the list. For the sheer amount of stories, it's got the record. From pontianaks to jinns, to mysterious VW beetles. There have also been stories of motorcyclists feeling an extra passenger, too. Fancy a drive?

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Comments (3)

Hi there,my name is Jack and me, my friends John, Alvin and Jay were amateur ghost hunters. We do it for fun just like to see and investigate paranormal activities. (note: we are not paranormal investigators)We had been researching some of the most haunted places in Malaysia.. The places where we went for investigation were,

1. VI : experienced sightings of an extra person on the field during a band march practise at night. We also heard crying sounds from 1 of the band rooms which were empty that time.

2.Highland Towers : did not notice anything.

3 Kajang Highschool : an apparition of a boy standing in 1 of the older blocks.

4. Poliklinik Cheras: My favourite place, the construction there had stopped for dont know what reasons, but during a daytime I and Jay saw an apparition of a female in white, probably a soul of a nurse walking pass the hallway.

5. Kolej Kurniawan Cheras: Our first ever abandoned place we entered in the motive of getting chemicals from the chemical lab, when we were chased, thrown something at, sound and apparitions where now the place had been blocked for anyone to enter.

6.St. Micheals: did not had any experience.

7.Cyberjaya, Lim Kok Wing stretch: currently where I'm staying, a place where they say people loose control of their vehicle or see a figure on the road, I lost control of my car once, but that was my mistake actually.

This were the places so far we had investigated.


can u give me the address of the kajang highschool... where is that place exactly at? pleasssssseeeeeee we ar really need 2 find haunted places! we are.. the ghostbuster!! just kidding..

I always wanted to visit Kaula Lumpur, because I had a friend there.