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List of reportedly haunted locations in China

This is a list of reportedly haunted locations in mainland China, that are said to be haunted by ghosts or other supernatural beings, including demons. Reports of haunted locations are part of ghostlore, which is a form of folklore. This list also includes those that are located in the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau.

For reportedly haunted locations in the Republic of China (Taiwan), see List of reportedly haunted locations.


Western (front) elevation of Chaonei No. 81 during 2014.
  • The Burma Inn in Beijing.[1][2]
  • Chaonei No. 81, an abandoned mansion in Beijing's Chaoyangmen neighborhood. It was the setting for the 2014 Chinese-language horror film The House That Never Dies.[3]
  • The Forbidden City, located in the heart of Beijing, is a 100-hectare (250-acre) complex of former imperial palaces to which public entrance was forbidden, except for the members of the imperial family and their servants. Due to its very long history, it is said to be haunted.[1]
  • The Great Wall of China is considered by believers to be haunted. The TV series Destination Truth sent an expedition to spend the night investigating these supernatural reports.[4]
  • The Qiu Mansion.[1]


Hong Kong

  • Nam Koo Terrace, a historic building in Wan Chai, is said by witnesses to be haunted by female ghosts said to have died in the time the building allegedly served as a Japanese military brothel.[6]
  • The Tuen Mun Road, one of Hong Kong's major expressways, is said by believers to be haunted.[1][7]


See also


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  2. ^ Buma Inn on
  3. ^ Qin, Amy (22 July 2014). "Film Has Crowds Swarming to Beijing House, Haunted or Not". The New York Times. Retrieved 12 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "Destination Truth:Ghosts of the Great Wall". Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  5. ^ Jeff Belanger (2005). Encyclopedia of Haunted Places: Ghostly Locales from Around the World. New Page Books. p. 359. ISBN 1564147991. 
  6. ^ Nam Koo Terrace haunted house in Southern Wan Chai, Hong Kong: Historical Background (March 2009) (Chinese)
  7. ^ The Most Haunted Roads in the World on Paranormal Haze.
  8. ^ Knyazeva, Katya (21 October 2009). "Haunted Shanghai: A ghostly apartment building". CNN. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  9. ^ 武康大楼 停泊在上海的诺曼底战舰 (in Chinese). Xinmin News. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  10. ^ Wei Ran. 我的母亲上官云珠 [My mother Shangguan Yunzhu] (in Chinese). Chinese University of Hong Kong. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  11. ^ 文革被逼交代与首长关系 影星上官云珠的生死劫 [Movie star Shangguan Yunzhu's life and death] (in Chinese). People's Daily. 10 June 2004. Retrieved 6 September 2013. 
  12. ^ Schaffer, Kay; Song, Xianlin (2013). Women Writers in Postsocialist China. Routledge. p. 111. ISBN 9781135091354.