Kyöpelinvuori

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Kyöpelinvuori (Finnish for ghosts' mountain), in Finnish mythology, is the place which dead women haunt. It is rumoured that virgins who die young gather there after their death at the start of their afterlife. It corresponds to Blockula (in modern Swedish Blåkulla) of Swedish mythology.

Kyöpelinvuori is also well known in Finland due to Easter: it is said to be the ancient home of mountain witches who fly on brooms with black cats. The witches leave the area only during Easter in order to spook children. These witches have also been humorously referred to be spinsters who will end up there in order to escape from the "old maid" tax.

In the Far Northern Land fantasy novels by American author David Schlaefer, Kyöpelinvuori is the home of a Seer who uses a crystal ball to see far away people and places.

There really is a place so named. It is a nature preserve.

Kyöpelinvuori, Mantyharju N/lat 61 deg 34.40´ E/lon 26 deg 40.517´

http://www.luonnonperintosaatio.fi/english/places-we-protect/etela-savo/kyopelinvuori