10 Weirdest Islands You Probably Never Heard Of

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Among hundreds of thousands of islands, there are 10 weirdest islands that stand out from the others. Some of these islands are awesome since they are full of adorable animals. However, some other islands are full of mysteries that you might not want to visit at all. Let’s take a look at some of these weirdest islands and see what makes them so unique.

1Christmas Island Red Crab

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Holy Crab! Yup, this island is full of red crabs walking from the forest into the sea every day. They leave the sea and walk in the forest, and walk out of the forest into the sea annually. This island is in the Indian Ocean, and you can visit the crabs if you want to. But be careful.

2Hashima Island

Commonly called Gunkanjima, it is an abandoned island at one point in history. Hashima Island was the most densely populated places on the planet. The abandoned concrete buildings are the highlighting feature of the island. Visiting the island can be quite a spooky experience, but it is worth a try.

3Ilha de Queimada

AKA Snake Island, you know what this island is full of: Poisonous Snakes. Located in Sao Paulo, Brazil, this island has thousands of poisonous snakes literally everywhere. No, you cannot visit there because the majority of these snakes are the most poisonous snakes in the world.

4Isola La Gaiola

Located in Italy, this island is also known as the cursed island. Hans Braun was the first person who lived on the island back in 1920 with his wife. Some times later, both of them were found dead followed by more deaths of the new owners. Later, there was a rich man bought the island, and he became a prisoner for some reason. Now, Isola La Gaiola is a tourist site but no one dares to live there again.

5Okunoshima

Known as Rabbit Island, this amazing dry land in the sea has thousands of bunnies living. It used to be the place for weapons storage during wars in Japan. But now? The rabbits are the rulers, and they are super friendly to tourists.

6La Isla De Las Munecas

This is the creepiest island ever. You don’t have to step on the island to see how terrifying it is. You can see hundreds of abandoned dolls hanging on the trees from the distance. All these dolls are the dedication to a girl who mysteriously died somewhere nearby. There was a man who had the idea of hanging those dolls, and he passed away in 2001. Later, his son continued to hang more dolls and it has become a tourist site now. The island is not far from Mexico city, you can drop by if you visit the country.

7Luzon Island

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There are 2 weird things about this island. First, it is a volcanic mountain but it has a lake in the middle of the mountain itself. On top of that, there is another small island in the middle of the lake in the middle of the mountain. This is probably the only case of the lake in the center of the island with an island in it like that. Awesome, isn’t it?

8Palmyra

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Paradise on earth is what people called this island, but it also has a lot of mysteries. This island is in the Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and Samoa Island. Back in 1974, there was a couple who mysteriously disappeared after they parked their yacht on this island. 6 years later, 2 more people also disappeared on the very same island. None of them were found.

9Sable Island

Rich in green grass and beautiful meadows, this island is the perfect habitat for hundreds of horses. The island is in the Atlantic Ocean, Canada. Horses live happily from the grass and rainwater annually there. You can visit them if you like since the journey won’t take long, and it is really worth it. Horse lovers know where is the place to see the horses, and it is Sable Island of course.

10Tashirojima

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Do we have cat lovers here? Don’t forget to drop by this island because it has so many cats you lost count. There are about 100 elderly living there, and there are a lot of guest houses where you can stay. Some of the houses even design in the shape and design of cats. There is one rule though, “Don’t Bring Dogs.”

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