The BEST Episodes of Ghost Hunters International
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 19, 2021
This spin-off of the highly successful SyFy Channel show assembles a team of paranormal investigators to test out allegedly otherworldly activity in Europe. Armchair travelers with a taste for the extraordinary won't want to miss this one.
#1 - Army Of The Dead: Serbia
Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired Feb 2, 2011
Europe's largest undestroyed fortress - the Petrovaradin Fortress in Novi Sad, Serbia - is bound to have a few stories to tell, and the GHI team want to hear them. Alen Panikovic, who works at the now-museum, shows the team the grounds, including a prison, a barricade area, an execution wall, and a tunnel system 16 kilometers long. The facility is so large that their normal equipment won't do the trick, but luckily Paul is able to rig a device for each of the investigators so that they can carry DVs, audio recorders, EMF detectors - the whole toolkit - on one hand-held rig. Genius. Barry warns them to be careful of the fortress's dangers, including collapsing tunnels, and with that, the explorers set off.
#2 - Amsterdamned: Netherlands
Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired Jan 26, 2011
Can a house ruin a man’s life? According to Johan Vlemmix, owner of what is referred to as the most haunted house in the Netherlands, it can. He bought the house just over a year ago, and since that time, all aspects of his life have gone downhill. The previous owner concurs – his own life is in shambles, he says, solely because of the house. Johan is grateful to have GHI present, and they, in turn, do their best to get to the bottom of the strange phenomena to which the house is prone.
#3 - Ghosts In The City Of Lights
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Feb 25, 2009
For their first investigation, the team researched the Chateau Lagorce, which was once home to many wealthy noblemen throughout the 19th century and was later seized by the Germans during World War II. The owner recalls seeing a shadow move across the wall and other guests have reported hearing voices throughout the building. Next, the investigators headed to the Paris Underground, which is reportedly known for its paranormal activity. According to Christopher Spence, the Underground researcher, the area was once used as a monk's monastery known as the Capucins Quarries. It was widely reported that they would see a green mist and then hours later someone from the group would die.
#4 - A Call For Help
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 21, 2009
The international ghost hunters answered the call of a local Denmark investigative team, who needed help deciphering whether or not the historic Trekroner Fort in Copenhagen is haunted. The battles of Copenhagen in 1801 and 1807 were fought at this fort, and during each war; many soldiers died on the grounds. Presently the spirits are still suspected to lurk around in search of the unknown. While in Peru, the team sought answers as to whether or not Casa Garland, a family house, was haunted.
#5 - Imprisioned Souls: New Zealand
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 17, 2011
The team probes New Zealand's Napier Prison, where phantom footfalls and disembodied threats have been heard and doors have allegedly closed by themselves.
#6 - Unfaithful Spirit: Germany
Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired Jan 19, 2011
The team seeks the source at Fursteneck Castle in Germany. The legend of the place is that a medieval knight interred his cheating wife is its walls, and an apparition, thought by many to be her, is often seen in this castle-turned-hotel.
#7 - Real Felipe Fortress
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 7, 2009
Watch as the team uncovers the truth behind the haunted Real Felipe Fortress, in Callao, Peru.
#8 - Wolf's Lair
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Jul 28, 2010
The team makes their debut in Poland at the Wolf's Lair, Hitler's Eastern Front command post, where he spent roughly 800 days and where the attempt on his life, Operation Valkyrie, failed. Judwiga, the staff historian, tours them around the facility, where eerie noises, voices speaking German, and creepy feelings, as of being watched, abound.
#9 - Hell's Gate: Canada
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 4, 2012
The Ghost Hunters International team travel to Lower Fort Garry in Manitoba, Canada, which was originally built to protect the fur trade. Paranormal activity has increased in recent months! People have spotted the apparition of a little girl in the guest cottage and a figure of a man and a woman in the prison where a guard once killed himself. From the blacksmith's shop people hear hammering noises and this is the site of an explosion that killed the blacksmith and his son. People have seen a man looking out the window of the warehouse. A security guard confronted a man walking around upstairs, and when he asked him to leave the man walked out through the wall! In the sick house, once used for tuberculosis patients, workers found the house trashed and a little girl crying in the corner, only to have the girl disappear just after! Why is this suddenly happening? Hopefully the team can answer some questions. Next the team heads to British Columbia, to Hell's Gate Airtram, the site of the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Rumor holds that for every mile of track that was laid, 3 Chinese workers were killed. Reports are of apparitions, sounds of shouting and screaming and the figure of a man in the dining room who is smoking a cigar. Products have fallen off walls, people hear footsteps and voices, and someone saw a dark shadow with fierce Doberman dogs with them. In the terminal, guests have felt people playing with their hair. The activity has kicked up during the winter season and the operators of Hell's Gate are concerned they won't be able to re-open in the spring.
#10 - Hamlet's Castle
Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Jan 5, 2011
The team heads to Kronborg Castle in Helsingor, Denmark - the setting that Shakespeare chose for Hamlet. Their client, Shane, gives them a tour that includes a massive ballroom, Queen Sophie's room, and a dungeon that has a reputation for bizarre noises and draining camera batteries.
#11 - The Man in the Iron Mask: Italy
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 29, 2012
The team heads to the Fort of Fenestrelle in Turin, Italy. This massive fortress will require the team to climb 4,000 steps to reach the investigation site. There is a prison in which hundreds died, including a man who had been forced to hide his face behind an iron mask as punishment for his crimes. Locals believe this man is haunting the prison and fortress- and one witness claims to have seen the apparition of the man with burning red eyes! In the officer's prison, people speculate that the man with the iron mask was a relative— either an identical twin, illegitimate child or distant relative — to the king. As he was a threat to the crown, he was imprisoned and forced to cover his face. A resident walking his dog once saw the man with the iron mask, and his dog went crazy over it.
#12 - Witches Castle
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 29, 2009
The team arrives in Austria for the first time to investigate the eerie Moosham and Schloss Porchia Castles. First up, is the Moosham Castle, which was built in the 13th century by the Mooshimmer. Moosham Castle was allegedly a torture site during history's bloodiest witch trial. When the archbishop made accusations of witchcraft against certain women it was off with their— well, yeah, you know where we're headed (no pun intended!). Still high off the success of the investigation at the Moosham Castle, the team takes on the Schloss Porcia. The Porcia Castle was built in 1533 by the Salamanca dynasty and was purchased in the 1950s by the government to be used for a variety of purposes. The mayor, police department and caretaker have all had personal experiences with paranormals on the property. The most chilling legend surrounds Katharina, the last of the Salamanca family, who is said to have killed a worker with a wooden shoe. And they say good help is hard to find. To date, people claim to see Katharina roaming the castle's halls at night.
#13 - Port Arthur Penitentiary
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 27, 2010
A centuries-old prison that was home to rapists, murders, and the criminally insane sounds like a setting right out of a horror movie, but it's a real place - Australia's Port Arthur Penitentiary, rumored to be one of the most haunted spots in the world. As the team descends on the location, Brandy details Port Arthur's history, and a long list of reported paranormal phenomena that includes apparitions, moving objects, footsteps, and even people reporting being touched by spirits.
#14 - The Spirit of Robin Hood
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Jul 14, 2010
Location: Nottingham, England The team heads to the Galleries of Justice in Nottingham, England, where the legend of Robin Hood is said to have originated. Recruits from last year's Academy, Susan and Karl, join the team in this facility that has reports of every kind of paranormal activity, including apparitions, attacks, noises, transfigurations and unexplained lights. Scott and Robb head to the modern cells with a bevy of technical equipment to document reports of noises and bumps. Soon, they get a fluctuating EMF reading and Robb gets a serious case of the chills. Brandy and Barry set up an EVP session in the Reception Area to communicate with the apparitions of a Victorian man and woman seen there. They hear a sighing noise, but can't find the source. In the courtroom, where people have reported seeing a black shadow and feeling their pews being hit, Paul and Scott attempt to communicate, and almost immediately hear bumping noises and see shadows. Attempting to get consistency, Scott "gets New York" on the spirit, growing more aggressive with his dialogue. They hear a loud bang, and Paul chases after it. Though they felt the entity was playing with them one moment, it seems to be gone the next. Later, Barry and Susan visit the courtroom, and they pursue the claim that the ghost of Judge Black transfigures - or changes the appearance of - people sitting in the judge's chair. Susan boldly sits in the chair, where she feels some bizarre sensations. Barry documents the session with a still camera. Robb and Karl move to Robin Hood's Tunnel, where the reports include dark masses as well as candlelight. They ask the presence to throw stones, or otherwise show itself. They hear a tapping sound, but soon deduce that it is caused by dripping water. Paul and Ashley investigate the Dark Cell, where a woman is said to have been thrown against a wall by a shadowy figure. They provoke the spirit, daring it to push them. They pursue
#15 - Hauntings of South Africa
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 6, 2008
The team explores South Africa, and finds out about a prostitute named Charlotte who never properly checked out of the Nottingham Road Hotel in KwaZulu-Natal. Charlotte threw herself from a window, and has been a hotel guest for over 200 years. The team moves on to Nightmare Cave, the gravesite of an African civil war soldier. It's covered in graphic murals, and houses visible human remains and a ghost, quite possibly that of the deceased occupant's spirit. Nightmare Cave evokes anger and resentment in anyone who crosses through its stone expanses.
#16 - Demons Of Nicaragua
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Aug 11, 2010
The team heads to Nicaragua, and Susan, after introducing the ghost hunters to her extended family, leads the way. She and Robb check out the Beast Tower in Coyotepe Fortress, where Satanists have been known to perform rituals. They both feel strange sensations and pursue a mysterious noise with the feeling that they're being toyed with. As Joe and Barry investigate the site of an exorcism, they hear footsteps and call on Scott and Paul for backup, who report that one of their cameras has gone out. Revisiting the Beast Tower, Scotty and Joe hear a "Hey," and hope to catch it in analysis. Their next stop is Leon, at the museum of Carcel XXI, a onetime facility where criminals were held and political prisoners were hideously tortured. Many of the employees have quit due to the high level of paranormal activity.
#17 - Shattered Spirit
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 30, 2008
The Ghost Hunters International team visits Bodelwyddan Castle in Rhyl, England. Shrouded in mystery and housing unidentified bones in its walls, the only thing certain about this castle is the presence of unexplained shadows and drifting figures through its long corridors.
#18 - Sensing Evil: Argentina & Trinidad
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 20, 2011
A former leper colony is probed on Trinidad's Chacachacare Island; the ghosts of four murdered workers are sought at a meat packing plant in Argentina.
#19 - Gate To Hell
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 22, 2009
This week, GHI investigates the Czech Republic's Castle Houska, a structure supposedly built to keep something in. Legend has it that the castle, dating back to the 13th century, was built over the Gates of Hell and meant to keep evil spirits from escaping into the world. Needless to say, the team is champing at the bit to get a crack at this gothic fortress.
#20 - Skeleton In The Closet
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 15, 2009
This week, the GHI team conducts a pair of investigations. The first takes them to the Czech Republic, where a sprawling castle known as Cesky Krumlov has been the setting for numerous reports of supernatural phenomena. Constructed in the 13th century, the castle spans five courtyards, 43 buildings and 15 acres of land, making it one of the largest locations ever investigated by GHI. Next, the GHI team moves on to Rathlin Island, off the coast of Northern Ireland. The target for the investigation is the island's Manor House, where caretaker Ksenia Zywczuk relates several stories of paranormal activity, including an exorcism that was performed in the house's Bedroom 6. We also hear from a witness who claims to have seen shapes moving around the back door of the dining room.
#21 - Ghosts of the Eastern Bloc: Ukraine and Poland
Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Jan 12, 2011
In the countryside of Ukraine lies a castle called Pidhirtsi. Dr. Vita Susak wants to turn the erstwhile tuberculosis hospital and Nazi experiment grounds into a museum, but she's concerned about the paranormal activity there. When GHI arrives, they begin by investigating tales of the nobleman who lived there who allegedly immured his wife because she was unable to have children. Visitors have spoken of seeing a White Lady - thought to be the nobleman's wife - and while Susan looks for her, she's hit by a dizzy spell, hears someone say "Oi," and feels something touch her face. While Britt and Joe seek the White Lady in the chapel, they also feel lightheaded. In an EVP session, they ask for a knock, and get one. They ask again, and again get a positive response.
#22 - Shadows in the Dark: Scotland
Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired Feb 9, 2011
The destination this week is Scotland, starting at Usher Hall in Edinburgh. The next Scottish location is Inveraray Jail. All manner of prisoner were housed there, including children as young as seven.
#23 - The Crystal Maiden: Belize & France
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 7, 2012
In San Ignacio, Belize the team investigates caves that the ancient Mayans believed were the first of nine layers to the underworld. The caves were the sites of numerous human sacrifices, including that of the Crystal Maiden, whose bones have been there so long they have crystallized into the cave floor. Claims at the cave, as reported by cave guide Emil Gamez, include chanting noises, balls of fiery light and spirits that pass through people's bodies. In the tomb-like area of the Crystal Maiden people feel strange energy, a sense of unwelcome and glowing lights around the Maiden. Next the team investigates a 14th century mansion in Queaux, France where a ghost named Alice is haunting the women visitors to the home. She died in the 1920's of a kidney infection and now it seems that any woman who stays in Alice's room gets the same infection! Even the homeowner's daughter ends up in the hospital. How creepy! Full body apparitions, voices, touching, violent noises and shadows add to the mystery.
#24 - Search For The She-wolf: England
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 3, 2011
The team goes to Britain in search of a she-wolf.
#25 - Spirits of Italy
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 5, 2009
The GHI team heads to Italy for a pair of palace investigations. The first takes them to Fosdinovo, Italy, location of Malaspina Castle. Built in the 11th Century, the structure has been owned by one family for hundreds of years. Pietro, the latest in the line of owners, shows the team around to sites in which visitors have seen shadows, heard screams, and witnessed poltergeist activity like drawers opening and closing on their own. That settled, the team moves on to its second case, Palazzo Ducale in Genoa, Italy. Once a seat of government, the palace has a long and bloody history of political intrigue. In addition to the murder of various government officials, some notable names were imprisoned there. Among them was violinist Nicolo Paganini, whose music is still heard reverberating in the halls. Also heard are sounds of wailing and crying, and one artisan working on restoring a fresco reported hearing a voice telling her, "Good job."