Inside the world's most haunted forest

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Where is it? - Hoia Baciu Forest is located near Cluj-Napoca, a city in the Transylvania region of Romania.

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Area - The forest covers a region of approximately 295 hectares (729 acres). 

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What's in a name? - The forest was named after a shepherd and a flock of 200 sheep that went missing.

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Trees - The forest has a number of strangely shaped trees. Scientists have not yet discovered why some of these trees grow in this specific way.

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Spirals - Strangely enough, all the trees that form spirals do so in a clockwise direction.

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Threat to the state - The communist government eventually fired Barnea, as they believed the paranormal to be a threat to the state.

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More sightings - In the 1970s, more unexplained lights and UFO sightings were reported in Hoia Baciu forest.

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Paranormal cause? - A good many people believe these symptoms are caused by paranormal activity in the forest.

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Paranormal activity - Paranormal activity reported in the forest includes orbs of light, apparitions, voices, and even being scratched.

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Poltergeist - Poltergeist activity and malfunctioning electronics have also been reported.

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Invisible entities - Some people have reported being "pushed" and attacked by invisible entities.

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Witches and yogis - Covens of witches, and even people trying to cleanse the evil energy through yoga, flock to this area of the forest.

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Witches and yogis - Covens of witches, and even people trying to cleanse the evil energy through yoga, flock to this area of the forest.

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Most haunted - Travel & Leisure magazine included the Hoia forest in a list of the "most haunted" forests in the world, this in their October 2012 issue.

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TV shows - The forest has been featured in a number of American paranormal TV shows, including 'Ghost Adventures' and 'Destination Truth.'

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Nicolas Cage - Reportedly, Nicolas Cage was shooting a film in the country and traveled specifically to Cluj-Napoca to visit this spooky forest.

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Paranormal tourism - If you're looking to go on a paranormal investigation trip, you'll be glad to know that there are organized night tours of the forest.

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Mystery remains - Despite being researched by scientists and investigators from all walks of life, Hoia Baciu forest still has many unsolved mysteries.

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