Reblogged from The Magical World of G. Michael Vasey:
Most people love a creepy story especially if it comes wrapped in mystery and features castles, strange creatures and strange stories. Houska Castle in the Czech Republic has been quite the creepy story making appearances on all sorts of paranormal podcasts and even an entire episode of Ghost Hunters International.
It is a story that I too utilized in my Czech ghost stories book wrapped in sensationalism, mystery and horror.
Houska Castle is known as the Gateway to Hell. A reputation it has built up over the years around a story that appears to have been repeated and embellished with each telling and retelling.
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