Haunted Places in India


If you are planning a long trip to India. Then you must have planned where to go. India is really good place to visit. As you, know India is a land of culture and colors but what lies beneath these beautiful monuments and forts you don’t know. Better know it before, because every ghost is not as friendly as Casper…

1. Agrasen Ki Baoli

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 The Agrasen ki Baoli is very mysterious because no one really knows who built this step well. There are no historical records to prove this and this stepwell has a unique architecture as it is 60 m long and 15 m wide making it very narrow.

Many people who have come here have complained of being followed when there is really no one around. The feeling of the ‘following” also comes from the fact that it has 103 steps and you can hear your own footsteps. Yet, people get an eerie feeling here and that makes the place spooky even today. Despite being free of cost for people to come and see this monument, very few people really visit this place.

2. Dumas Beach

Dumas Beach Surat - The Haunted Beach of Gujarat
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Dumas Beach is an urban beach along the Arabian Sea, located southwest of the City of Surat in the Indian state of Gujarat. It is a popular tourist destination in South Gujarat. Dumas beach is known for its black sand and is considered to be the spot with the paranormal presence.

According to folklore, the legend of the beach being in the presence of the paranormal. The beach is thought to be rooted in the widespread belief by locals that the beach was formerly a burial ground. Most of the reports of supernatural occurrences on the beach remain unproven and unverified. It might be an urban legend so far. So, if anyone is interested in visiting this fine place, you will find the place welcoming, quiet, and definitely free from any supernatural evil entity.

3. Bhangarh Fort

Bhangarh Fort: The 'most haunted' place in India? | Lifestyle News – India  TV

The Bhangarh Fort is a 17th-century fort built in the Rajasthan state of India. Bhagwant Das build the fort for his younger son Madho Singh I. The fort and its precincts are well preserved. The fort is located 235 kilometers from and the approach to the entrance gate of the fort in the last 2 kilometers stretch of the road is unpaved.

According to the tale, a wizard adept in black magic named Sinhai fell in love with Ratnavati, a beautiful Bhangarh princess with many suitors. One day, the wizard followed her to the marketplace and offered her a love potion; however, she refused it, throwing it onto a large rock that consequently rolled onto the wizard and crushed him to death.

4. Kuldhara

Kuldhara | Haunted village near Jaisalmer | kuldhara village near jaisalmer  | Times of India Travel
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Kuldhara is an abandoned village in the Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan, India. Established around the 13th century, it was once a prosperous village inhabited by Paliwal Brahmins. It was abandoned by the early 19th century for unknown reasons, possibly because of dwindling water supply, or as a local legend claims, because of persecution by the Jaisalmer State’s minister Salim Singh.

The local legend claims that while deserting the village, the Paliwals impose a curse that no one would be able to re-occupy the village. Those who tried to re-populate the village experienced paranormal activities, and therefore, the village remains uninhabited.

5. Golconda Fort

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Golconda Fort, located in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The whole of the Golconda Fort complex and its surrounding spreads across 11 km (6.8 mi) of total area and discovering it’s every nook is an arduous task.

Kakatiyas, the ruling dynasty of Andhra Pradesh built the Golconda fort in the 13th century. The fort got renovate according to succeeding ruling parties whims, during which the treasure of diamonds got exposed and kept safely in the fort. Spooky-flying the story is the presence of Taramati, the paramour queen of the king. Both died truly in love and were buried together. Supposedly, the queen still dances on her former stage. While being a popular tourist attraction, it is also among some of the scary places in Hyderabad.

It is believed that spirits reside in trees and take the form of ownerless shadows. Adding to the fear of this haunted place in Hyderabad, are the reported howls of someone in pain that are frequently heard.







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