Human mind is always fascinated by the mysteries of the unknown. Many experts have rightly pointed out that India is not only beautiful but also deliciously mysterious as it beholds the stories and secrets of a lot of kings, their palaces, their treasures and so on. There are many forts, beaches, palaces in India that have witnessed painful death. Which is why they bear a twist of mystery. Are you one of those who love to turn pages that had been kept hidden from the human eye? Is the word supernatural gives you an adrenaline rush? Then you like me is someone who likes to take a peek into the strange or unknown. This post is for those travelers who are bored with monotonous life and are looking for exploring the unexplored.
1. Bhangarh Fort
Bhangarh being one of the scariest and spookiest places in India is considered by many as the ghost town of India. Located near a popular forest this town is now attracting visitors from around the country for the reasons that are not very right. After sunset visitors are strictly prohibited from entering this place.
2. Kuldhara – Rajasthan
Popularly known to be a deserted ghost village, Kuldhara has been abandoned since 1800. There is a saying that this village is cursed by villagers who vanished from there overnight after living for 7 centuries.
3. Dumas Beach – Gujarat
Located very near to Surat, this beach is believed to be used as a Hindu burial ground for long. This place is not for faint hearted people. If you take a midnight stroll along the beach you will realise this by yourself.
4. D’Souza Chawl in Mahim – Mumbai
Many ghost stories shroud one of the particular wells in Chawl and it is considered to be haunted. Many have sighted a white apparition. The popular story is related to a lady who while filling water from the well, fell into the well and died. This residents of the chawl believe that the ‘ lady of the well’ haunts the area surrounding the well every night.
5. The Shaniwarwada Fort – Pune
This fort, known for its brilliant architecture is considered as one of the most haunted places in India. Many have witnessed various spooky occurrence here. Popular story is related to the murder of a young prince. It is believed that on every full moon night his spirit haunts this place.
6. GP Block – Meerut
Known for all the paranormal activities, GP Block in Meerut has been reported a lot of strange sightings. People who love the paranormal has been intrigued by this place and others have abandoned this place for long.
7. The Vrindavan Society – Thane
One of the most famous housing societies in Thane The Vrindavan Society is also popularly known for its paranormal activities. There are many night watchers and residents who are said to have experienced bewildering and strange activities. However, the society doesn’t look like haunted as it is beautifully constructed.
8. Jatinga – Assam
The unexplained phenomena of bird suicide of this place has made this place famous worldwide. Most of the migratory birds visiting this area are found dead for no reason on the streets. Many scientific theories have been put forward but none of these theories could prove anything.
9. Ramoji Film City – Hyderabad
One of the biggest film cities in the country this place has been projected to lot of controversies as many have reported occurrence of supernatural phenomena in and around this place.
10. Raj Kiran Hotel – Lonavla, Maharashtra
As far as supernatural is concerned this place is one of the hit zones. Residents of one particular room has reported their bed sheets being pulled off during their sleep which continues to be pulled even after the guest is woken up from their sleep.
11. Sanjay Van – New Delhi
This huge forest area spreading over around 10kms have reported paranormal activities. Many has seen a lady dressed in white saree disappearing all of a sudden around the cremation ground near that area. This place is considered as the most haunted place in Delhi.
12. Dow Hill in Kurseong – Darjeeling
Dow hill boarding school for girls is one of the centres of paranormal activities in Darjeeling. Many has reported ghost sightings. Also, the forest surrounding the school is considered by many as haunted.
13. The Brij Raj Bhavan Palace in Kota – Rajasthan
If you are intrigued by the unknown or paranormal activities then this palace in Kota should be in your list. The old palace which has been converted into a heritage hotel is considered to be haunted by the British ghost. During revolt of 1857 Major Burton was killed inside this palace and his spirit is said to have haunt this place.
14. Agrasen ki Baoli, Hailey Road, New Delhi
If you want to experience any kind of mystic feel then you must definitely give this place a visit. This ancient step well located in the heart of central Delhi depicts a perfect blend of architecture with an unique design which is quite impossible to miss. However, many people who visited this place felt that they were being followed by an invisible somebody.
15. National Library Kolkata
National library apart from rich collection of books is also known for its ghost stories. The guards don’t want to take night shifts. There is a popular saying that the footsteps of the Governor’s wife can be heard during the night.