The Haunted Hotel Del Salto
Located on a cliffside, opposite a spectacular waterfall and not far from Bogota in Colombia, the Salto Hotel boasts views that are to die for. Unfortunately, death is a common theme in these parts.
Legend has it that in ancient times, indigenous people would jump from Tequendama Falls in order to avoid being captured by Spanish conquerors. More recently, this has become a noted suicide spot, where countless lives have been lost.
For a time, the hotel was a luxurious resort, where the rich and famous came to view the falls and explore the scenic local area. Yet its allure was lost when the river became polluted by industrial waste — the building falling into disrepair before being abandoned altogether. It’s said to be haunted and, although recent renovation work has seen a museum and tourist attraction open here, you wouldn’t want to stick around after nightfall.
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