Types Of Haunted Places Around India To Discover!

India is a beautiful country which has many building, monuments, caves, hill stations and many other amazing places but among all these places there are few which are highly mysterious and people believe that these are haunted by spirits of the people who either lived there or came there for some reasons but had a unnatural death(which can be accident or murder) and supernatural phenomenon occur their. These types of spots are present all over the country. Here is the description of a few such places in our country:-

Bhangarh Fort

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It is the most haunted place in India and is located in the city of Bhangarh in the Aravali Range. It was built in the 17th century and is 88.2 km away from Jaipur and the nearest airport is also Jaipur International airport. It has many stories revolving around it about being haunted. The most popular legend is Princess Ratnavati with whom a sorcerer fell in love and enchanted her oil which was carried by the mistress of the princess in the market. That oil was enchanted so that the princess falls for him as soon as she touches the oil but the princess but princess Ratnavati had witnessed this herself and poured the oil in the ground. The oil morphed into a rock that rolled and crushed the sorcerer. Before dying he cursed the city which was supposed to result in the destruction of the city. After this, the Princess died in a war.

Kuldhara village

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It is an abandoned village which is located in the Jaisalmer district in Rajasthan. It was abandoned in the 19th century due to unknown reasons. Paliwal Brahmins used to stay in this place. Legends says that many years ago the Diwan of the state, who was also a tax collector fell in love with the beautiful daughter of the village head and wanted to marry her. He threatened the whole village that if anybody came in his way he would increase the taxes. Within one night all the villagers fled from the village making this a haunted place in India.

Jamali Kamali Masjid

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It is located in Mehrauli, Delhi. It is said that there is is a presence of jinn in this place. People have experienced many paranormal activities like animals glowing, apparitions, lights, etc. jinns live here and haunt people when they disturb them, jinns have their own world but they sometimes stay in the human world.


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It was located in Pune and is a Maratha style architecture. It is said that this place is haunted by a young prince i.e. Nana Saheb, locals and tourist say that they hear voices saying “ Kaka Mala vachawa’ which means uncle save me. This place used to be the residence of Peshwas and was built-in 1732. It 1828 it was caught fire mysteriously.

National Library

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It is a national and the largest library of India which is located in Kolkata, there has been a theory of this place being haunted. It is said that this place is haunted by the wife of Lord Metcalf, Librarians say that they have witnessed the supernatural phenomenon in this place like they have heard sounds of footsteps. They reported that chairs have been drawn, books have been dropped. It is a 250 years old building. Recently a 1000sq ft mysterious unknown room in the ground floor which doesn’t have any entrance, neither doors nor trapdoors. It is decided that the walls will not be broken but the hole will be made.

Khairtabad science college

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It is located in Hyderabad, just beside the Khairtabad flyover. It is an abandoned building that has once been a science college. Locals believe that it is a haunted place and it fell in ruins years ago but the dead bodies in the labs were never disposed of properly. People have reported that at night they have seen the skeletons walking around the place and also a guard who was stationed their by government died mysteriously.

Brijraj Bhavan Palace

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It is located in the Kota city of Rajasthan. It was earlier the house of Major Charles Burton who was killed in 1857 by Indian sepoys, he was hiding in one room with his two sons while the house was looted and ultimately after 5 hours of seige, they were found and killed by Indian sepoys. It is believed that the ghost of Major Charles is present here. Many guards reported that they have heard a voice speaking in English saying that not to smoke or sleep during duty and the spirit even slaps them to wake them up if they fall asleep.

Dumas Beach

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It is a beach along the Arabian sea on Konkan coast near surat. It is believed that this beach is haunted as spirit comes down to this place at night. People say that they have experienced paranormal entities around them. Earlier this place used to be the burial ground which was later a beach, people hear sound, voices and also the sudden burst of laughter at this place.

Fernhill hotel

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It is a beautiful hotel located in Ooty. It was shut for years but now it is a luxury hotel. It was constructed in the year 1844 and nobody knows how it actually became haunted. It is said that once a girl committed suicide n this hotel. Later it was used for shooting the movie Raaz.

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