Poveglia Island: The world's scariest island, where millions of people were burnt alive


Almost every corner of the world is known for some mysterious stories. When someone reads or hears about some mysterious places in the world, one wonders for a few minutes whether it is true or false.

In one of the most beautiful countries of the world, there is a scary place whose story is not from today but is centuries old. Many people believe about this place that lakhs of people were burnt alive here.

In this article, we are going to tell you about that scary place, which is considered to be the most dreadful island in the world. Surely after reading this article you too will be left thinking for some time.

Where is the scariest island in the world?

The scariest island in the world is not present in any other country but in Italy. Yes, Italy is considered one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Thousands of people come to visit this beautiful country every day.

'Poveglia Island' present in Italy is considered to be the most remote island in the world. It is also one of the scariest places in the world. Many people also know this island as the 'Island of Death'.

Poveglia island history

The history of Poveglia Island is quite interesting. The history of this island is said to be older than the 9th century. It is said about this island that earlier it used to be very beautiful, but an incident changed its history. 

It is said that at one time the bubonic plague disease spread throughout Italy. People suffering from this disease were kept on Poveglia Island. Gradually, people suffering from bubonic plague disease started dying on this island and it came to be known as the Scary Island.

Did millions of people die on Poveglia Island?

By now you must have known that at one time the plague epidemic in Italy was at its final peak. About 1.5 lakh people suffering from the plague epidemic were kept on Poveglia Island.

It is said that when no solution to the disease was found, those 1.5 lakh people were burnt alive. It is believed that after this incident the whole world was astonished. 

Is Poveglia Island haunted by dead souls? 

It is said that after this painful incident, anyone thinks a thousand times before visiting this place. People believe that strange sounds keep coming from here. Some people believe that as the evening approaches, the sound of shouting starts coming from Poveglia Island.

Regarding Poveglia Island, it is claimed that the dead souls of one and a half lakh people keep wandering here. For this reason, Poveglia Island is called the scariest place in Italy as well as the world.