The World's Creepiest Places (PHOTOS)

Regardless of how much faith you hold in the supernatural, there are certain places in this world where even the bravest souls might think twice before spending the night. From notorious disaster areas to the sites of some of the most gruesome slayings to occur on both sides of the Atlantic, these are places that would likely qualify as haunted -- even if you don't believe in ghosts, vampires or sea monsters.

Here are our picks for the creepiest places on the planet. Some, such as Japan's Aokigahara Forest, maintain closely associated with the present-day macabre, while others, like Scotland's Loch Ness, are frequently disregarded as pure folklore...but then again, no one knows for sure. Be sure to vote for your favorite:

World's Creepiest Places