Creepiest Ghost Towns In Japan You Should Know

The town is identical with the residents who live there, either to settle or just a stopover. However, some towns have to be emptied and abandoned forever by the inhabitants and known as the ghost town. Especially for you who live in Japan or want to go there, there are some creepiest ghost towns in Japan that you should know.

Creepiest Ghost Towns In Japan

Japan is one of a modern country which has a very rapid development. On the other hand, the country also has uninhabited cities or ghost towns that are usually very scary and creepy. The ghost town is always related to supernatural things and horror stories. Well, here are some creepiest ghost towns in Japan.

Sports World Theme Park

The first ghost town in Japan is Sports World Theme Park. Sports World is a great amusement park that provides a great hotel, mini golf field, fitness center, diving pool, wave pool, and swimming pool. However, now this place is all in ruin. This place was built in 1988 and abandoned 10 years later.

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Fuchu US Air Force Base

Funchu US Air Force Base is a relic of the US Air Force base in Fuchu as a memento when Japan and America waged a war and then peace. This place was built shortly after World War II in cooperation with Japan Self-Defense Force Base then was abandoned in the 1980s.

In that place, the twin parabolas are still visible from the outside although the building has old. The building is red rusty and holey. The street to go there is filled with weeds and trees that burst through the cracks. Its windows and doors still can be seen from the darkness.

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Matsuo Ghost Town

The next ghost town is Matsuo. The Matsuo Mine in northern Japan was opened in 1914 and closed in 1969. In its heyday, this mine was the largest mine for sulfur in the eastern world. It has 4,000 workforces and a residential population of over 15,000 people that all accommodated in a town in the mountains of Hachimantai Park.

The town is known as heaven on the clouds with abandoned luxury apartments that are surrounded by fog flow. The giant apartment looks like a granite cliff on the hillside. Now, the place is just vast remains of ruins in the fog.

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Akasaka Love Hotel

Love Hotel is a roadside motel. It is intended as a place for people to go when they do not have their own private place. The rooms can be rented by the hour or for the whole night. The Akasaka Love Hotel is located at the end of the love hotel complex on a quiet highway in western Tokyo, but the traffic on the highway is deserted.

This love hotel was built 11 years ago and closed 3 years later since it first opened. Before, the Akasaka love hotel was famous for its striking room colors. So, it can build the fantasy of its visitors. Now, this hotel is one of haunted place.

Akasaka Love Hotel


The Toyo Bowling Alley

The Kanagawa Toyo Bowl is one of several alleys that built in the 1980s. In 1928, a man named Yokoi came to Tokyo when he was 15 years old. Then he became manager of the bowling place in 1957 as well as several other stores. However, in 1958, he was shot by a Yakuza gangster. He was shot for a debt worth 20 million yen but he survived.

In 1987, he built Boru Toyo from 108 lanes and the second largest bowling in Japan. Then in 1991, he bought the Empire State Building in New York. Finally, The Company held by Yokoi went bankrupt in 1999. Since its bankruptcy, the place was empty. The company held by Yokoi went bankrupt in 1999. Since its bankruptcy, the place was empty.

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Conclusion

There are some creepiest ghost towns in Japan that you should know. The towns are emptied and abandoned forever by the inhabitants. The ghost town is always related to supernatural things and horror stories.

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