4 Most Haunted Places in Sri Lanka to Make You Face Your Darkest Fears–Step into the Eeriest Places!


It is quite strange that how the most popular, open-air spots can hide the darkest of secrets. Check out these four places in Sri Lanka during your travels to discover more!

Lovers Leap Waterfall

Lovers Leap Waterfall offers much more than breathtaking views to its visitors. It is believed that the area is haunted by the spirits of a couple who dived to their deaths down this cascade. Locals around here avoid visiting this place after nightfall. This is a must-visit place during your holiday at a Bandarawela holiday resort.

Wolvendaal Church

Wolvendaal Church is located in Pettah and is still in use at present with eucharistic celebrations held on each Sunday. Underneath this church, which smells of history, are the numerous gravestones that make you wonder if it’s a good idea to remain there for too long. You might feel that dead Dutch people are eyeing you from their graves!

Borella Cemetery

Borella Cemetery is a well-maintained and scenic cemetery, which boasts a history of over 170 years. It is no wonder that this place is considered one of the most haunted places in the country. Some of the most noteworthy Sri Lankans have been buried here.

Helga’s Folly

This is a hotel cum art gallery that looks quite surreal. This residence dates back to the 1930s. Helga inherited this place from her parents and adorned all empty places with her artwork. A visit to this place feels like visiting a memorial built to honour the spirits of the past. If not anything, the décor here will surely give you the chills!