Suicide Forest

The Forest of Suicide has been the source of a lot of fascination over the years. Aokigahara Forest is such a thick forest, it’s called the Sea of Trees.

Unfortunately, it’s also the place where many people travel to spend their final moments of life before they kill themselves. It’s 13.5 square miles of forest northwest of Mt. Fuji in Japan, and the history of the forest is so horrifying, a Japanese film is based on it.

Even more unfortunately, Japan has one of the highest suicide rates in the world, but considering the country’s long history of suicide, that might not be all that much of a surprise to you.

Many people have gone there to commit suicide, some of them by poison, but most end up hanging themselves.