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Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Rock Falls Illinois hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The PuLi Hotel and Spa in Shanghai, the Mandarin Oriental Pudong in Shanghai, the Grand Hyatt Macau, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, the Imperial Hotel in Delhi, the Mandarin Oriental Macau and the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Legends, Ghosts, Folklore, Myths, Scary Stories and Monsters in Illinois
The giant serpent of Lake Michigan; the moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; the ghostly screams heard near the post office on the site of the hotel built by sadistic serial killer H H Holmes on West 63rd Street, Chicago; the long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster; the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; and the strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
The phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests); the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; the phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; the spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; the nine or more spectres that haunt Original Springs Mineral Spa and Hotel in Okawville, including a former owner and a Lady in White; Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); the ghosts of the Mineral Springs Hotel in Alton, including the marble playing child Cassandra who drowned in the swimming pool, the fragrant Jasmine Lady, a drunken artist (who didn't have time to complete the Crystal Room's mural) and the unfortunate George; the spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; and the seven bridges on Lebanon Road, Troy, known as The Seven Gates to Hell, protected by ghostly hounds with glowing eyes (it is said that if you drive through all seven "gates" and finish at midnight, you will go straight to hell), are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Illinois
The Magnificent Mile on Michigan Avenue, Chicago; Navy Pier, Chicago with its Ferris Wheel, entertainments, shops and restaurants; Millenium Park in Chicago; the shores of Lake Michigan; the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, which preserves the house and neighbourhood in which Abraham Lincoln lived; and Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford, are among the attractions of Illinois.
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