Travel around eight of the world’s creepiest places from the comfort of your desk using Google Maps’ Street View tour. The virtual journey begins with Bran Castle, also known as “Dracula’s Castle,” in Romania, and then moves to Isla de las Muñecas Xochimilco, an island filled with decaying baby dolls to memorialize the death of a young girl, in Mexico. From there, Google Maps takes you to the ominous Bodie State Historic Park, an abandoned gold mining town in northern California; Gunkanjima (“Battleship Island”), a once booming coal mine in Japan; and the 13th Gate Haunted House in Baton Rouge, La.

Read the full story on Mashable, and check out the spooky sites here on Google Maps.

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