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York: most haunted city in the world!
York has more ghouls than any other city!

York is the most haunted city in the world with a total of 504 recorded hauntings according to the Ghost Research Foundation International.

A load of bumkum or do phantoms and ghouls really lurk in the city?

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York 'ghost capital' of Europe

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 Some Ghost Survey Results:

New York 120
Chicago 230
Brisbane 250
Paris 59
Venice 76
Berlin 45
Edinburgh 60

(The information has been gathered by GRFI from ghost organisations and authorities in the field world-wide.)

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Intensive research by the Ghost Research Foundation International (GRFI) of major cities around the world including Los Angeles, Paris and Brisbane has drawn the conclusion that York is the most haunted city in the World - with a total of 504 recorded hauntings!

Not only that, but York is also home to the 'Ghosts of the Greatest Longevity', the famous Roman Legionnaires of the Treasurer's House.

Why not take our virtual ghost tour of York?

The Ghost Detective in York
The Ghost Detective in York

Jason Karl, patron and po-Founder of the GRFI commented 'I love York, and have spent a considerable amount of time here both professionally and personally.

"Although I remain an arch-sceptic I admit, I have seen more things go bump in the night in York than any other city I have visited in the world!"

York with its history of conflict and many tragic events boasts more ghost than any other city in the world.

In fact, it sometimes seems as though a ghostly figure with a score to settle is in residence in just about every street or ginnel in town.

 Have you ever seen a ghost?

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