The Cathedral of San Carlos Borromeo, originally built in 1770, has been in operation for more than two centuries, but as legend has it, it wasn’t haunted until the 1920s. According to witnesses, the Royal Presidio Chapel is home to some spirits: A priest’s apparition has been seen, lighted candles have floated up and down the aisles, and bells have rung by themselves in the middle of the night. The Old Rectory Building, not to be outdone, also has some mysterious residents. Witnesses there have had a reassuring pat from an unseen hand and heard footsteps, chairs rocking, stairs creaking and rattling sounds.
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- 500 Church St
Monterey, CA 93940
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- 36.5954536, -121.8904837
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