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Poveglia Island. Poveglia is a small island located between Venice and Lido in Venice Lagoon, Italy. Reportedly, the island is uninhabited and closed to the public as a very dark history.

Poveglia Island Poveglia Island   Spirits Island in Italy

In 1576, Italy hit by bubonic plague, or called ‘black plague’. Because the disease is deadly and has no cure, thousands of dead bodies start piling up and make the environment worsened.

Poveglia Island Skeleton Poveglia Island   Spirits Island in Italy

People began to panic, so they took all the bodies to the Poveglia Island and burn them. They also dig holes in the Island for the bodies. Continue reading ‘Poveglia Island – Spirits Island in Italy’ »