In the same year (2009) US Series of GHI decided to investigate the second location in Bohemia “Castle Houska” which attracts not only tourists but also paranormal investigators fot its enigmatic and mysterious atmosphere. McGee’s Ghost Tours of Prague presented the history and legends of the castle.
Is Houska Castle haunted?
Many legends turn upon the story of the the walls of this mystical castle. Also, it has always lured lovers of secrets. Why was it built on a place with no strategic importance and without any source of water – away from all trade paths? Supposedly, its purpose was to guard a gateway to hell leading through a bottomless well. Local people wanted to fill it with rocks to get rid of evil spirits. However, they were unsuccessful: So, they covered the place with thick stone plates and built a chapel over it. Its walls were always moist even during the terrible draughts. Since it was chosen as a residence by the Nazis during World War II, the evil spirit of this place is obvious…
Lets discover with us history and legends of Czech Houska castle