10 haunted places in India that would scare you to death
The mysteries of the unknown have always fascinated the human mind. When we talk about the haunted places in India, it is beautiful yet a mysterious place that holds lots of secrets and stories. If you are one of those who love to turn the long sealed pages that are kept hidden from the human eye, here are some top haunted places in India that you would love to visit
Bhangarh Fort, Rajasthan
Bhangarh is often referred to as the ghost town. It is one of the scariest and spookiest places one could imagine. Bhangarh Fort is the most haunted place in India.
The story of Bhangarh is about a magician who fell in love with a local princess. Being the master of dark magic, he spelled a cast on the princes. However, the princes learned all the deeds of the magician and found a way to kill him. But before dying, the magician cast a dark spell on the palace which caused its doom. Now no one is allowed to visit the fort after sunset.
D’Souza Chawl in Mahim, Mumbai
It is one of the most haunted places in Mumbai. The story says that women fell into the water and died crying for help. That is the reason most people say that they have seen a woman roaming around the well and the nearby area.
It is a deserted ghost village that has been abandoned since 1800’s. The village is said to carry a curse of the villagers who were vanished from there overnight, after living there for the last seven centuries. The village was established in 1291 by Paliwal Brahmins. It is said that in 1825, all the people in Kuldhara and 83 nearby villages were vanished in the dark, all of a sudden without any warning. It is said that, Salim Singh, the minister of the state fell in love with the daughter of the village head. The village head refused to marry his daughter to him.
The minister threatened the villagers by saying if they did not marry the girl to him, he would put heavy taxes on their lands. The villagers abandoned the village to protect the girl’s honor. But the story says that nobody saw them leave or know where they went.
The Shaniwarwada Fort, Pune
This fort has witnessed various mysterious occurrences. The story says that a young prince was brutally beaten to death here and now his spirit haunts this palace. On the full moon night, people tend to gather here just to hear the boy’s scream. The fort is opened for visitors during the day, but nobody is allowed to visit after nightfall.
GP block, Meerut
This place is known for its mysterious paranormal activities. Despite being a popular and crowded zone, there are cases when people have reported strange sightings. Some claim to see a girl wearing a red dress coming out of a house. With time, people have abandoned this place for obvious reasons.
Vrindavan Society, Thane
This is one of the most famous housing societies in Mumbai. Many of its residents and night crawlers have experienced paranormal activities. The story states that once a man who lived in the society happened to commit suicide. People says that his spirit haunts the society people.
Dumas Beach, Gujarat
The Dumas beach is known for its black sand and abnormal activities. Many strange activities have been known to appear like someone whispering, people disappearing at night. It is said that this beach was used as a Hindu burial ground, therefore being a resting place for tortured souls. There are reports about people mysteriously disappearing and never coming back.
The residents of one particular room of this hotel is said to be haunted. There were reports in which people were claiming to have their bed sheets pulled over and stayed in such a state that it wasn’t moving even though it was in mid air.
Sanjay Van, New Delhi
It is huge forest area spread over 10 kilometres. The story is, people have seen women dressed in white sari appearing and disappearing around the cremation ground.
Bengal Swamps, West Bengal
It is one of the most haunted places in India. The local fisherman has reportedly said that he has seen unexplainable ghost light in the marshes. It is also known as the marsh ghost lights. These lights are said to be confusing fishermen causing them to lose their visuals. It may lead to drowning if one starts following these lights. The locals say that these lights are representing the ghost fishermen who died fishing.