If you and your friends loves the thrill of getting the scare, then the Halloween season must have been exciting you. Time’s up for the gimmick and prepare for an exciting and thrilling “gala” with the whole barkada because what we have for you is a list of places around Pampanga that will send your spine a tingling sensation.
Well you probably have heard stories about haunted places, some just shrugs it off while some loves the thrill of being scared and visit some of the haunted places! If you are some of those who are in for the thrill and if you’re up for the scare then prepare your things because, below is our list of four haunted places in Pampanga.
Bale Kastila – Paguiran, Floridablanca
This heritage house was built during the Spanish Era and was owned by Don Alfredo. Bale Kastila is considered as the oldest house in Florida Pampanga. Allegedly, there is an image of an old woman inhabiting the house the locals and residents of Paguiran, Florida also says that they when you pass through Bale Kastila make sure you walk straight or cover your ears because mysterious voices and sounds have been heard by many locals.
Villa Epifania – San Jose, Sta Rita
Villa Epifania may look familiar to you because it have been used quite a few times as a location for a film or Television production. But this heritage house that was built in 1930 is not for the faint-hearted. Its white walls and high ceilings was said to have witnessed a lot of pain and torture during the Japanese occupation because Villa Epifania served as one of the Japanese Headquarters many were killed and tortured leaving the restless spirits in the house. Caretakers of the house would also say that the Spirit of the owners, Doña Epifania and her husband can be seen roaming around the house.
Casa Nicolasa – Sto. Rosario, San Fernando
Casa Nicolasa is the first bahay na bato in San Fernando, it was built during the spanish colonial period by the then Gobernadorcillo Saturnino Henson Y’ David. It was latter sold to Pablo Dayrit and Dolores Arguelles It was in this structure that their daughter Nicolasa helped treat wounded Filipino soldiers during the Filipino-American War, thus the name Casa Nicolasa. It was said that the spirit of Doña Nicolasa and some of the soldiers that died in the structure are still inhabiting the house. The care takers would say that they would often hear the Organ play at night, or see the image of Doña Nicolasa standing through the window at the second floor.
Abandoned Hospital – Clark, Angeles City
One of the most haunted places in the world, The Abandoned Hospital in Clark Angeles City have been listed as one of the most haunted places in the world. The spirits that is inhabiting this structure was said to have died in the structure during the World War II. Wounded and dying soldiers have stayed here but most died. There have been a lot of stories from people who visited this place have spread, because most visitors have attested about how weird and hair-raising the ambiance of the Abandoned Hospital. Many have heard screams when they are sure that no one did or whispers from behind when no one was there, there are also stories from the people who walk through the structure that they would hear party sounds in the Morning despite the fact that the building have long been abandoned. Well unlike most Filipinos, the spirits here are not so welcoming because stories says that the Restless spirits here can be violent sometimes throwing objects and Physically hurting those who visits by pushing and slapping them. With all these stories the residents have considered the old structure off limits to people. But if you’re up for the thrill, the Guard on-duty may just let you in.
The Halloween is a season to pay respect to our departed loved ones, but a little thrill and some stories to tell sure won’t hurt. Just make sure that before anything else light a candle and say a prayer because our departed loved ones deserves to be remembered.