Ringling Towers

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No longer around (it was demolished in 1998), this old-school monster of a hotel was left to rot for many, many years in downtown Sarasota. It was a popular haunt for ghost hunters, who swore there were evil presences residing there.

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    Geographic Information

    Address:
    North Tamiami Trail
    Sarasota, FL
    United States

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    GPS:
    27.125163515784063, -82.4541099601883
    County:
    Sarasota County, Florida
    Nearest Towns:
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    1. We would sneak in there in the late ’80’s when it was abandoned and full of graffiti (black mass looking stuff too). We were walking up one of the stairwells and when we reached about the 4th floor, we looked down to the end of a hall through the gloom. There on the far door was a pentagram and suddenly we ALL felt chilled and heard loud growls coming from that direction. Needless to say, we high tailed it back down the stairs and out the door!!!

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