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Top 9 Most Haunted Spooky Places in India
Stories of ghosts, unexplained serial suicides, sounds of screams and wailing on full moon nights, haunted houses and territorial widows in white saris are some of the things which recur in every haunted places in the world and India is no exception when it comes to haunted places. There are cemeteries, forts, homes and forts which are favored abode of the ghosts. Nowadays, even hotels have their own resident ghosts most of them friendly but elsewhere these ghosts are determined to make people’s lives miserable from the afterlife and populate a large unofficial body of local folklore.
Bhangarh - Most Haunted Place in India
The most haunted place in India, Bhangarh is a popular tourist attraction located in Alwar Rajasthan. The city which was founded in early 1600 was once home to more than 10,000 people. But today it lies in ruins with only inhabitants being the ghosts. In fact the ASI, a government body itself has posted a warning sign to keep people out after sunset and before sunrise. According to the legends the city was cursed by a Tantrik (Black Magician) who was trying to cast spell over the beautiful princess of Bhangarh. The Tantrik prepared a 'love potion' to make the princess fall in love with him. But even before he could use it princess found out what he was about and smashed the bowl containing the potion on the ground. The potion touched a boulder and the boulder rolled over tantrik causing his death. As the tantrik lay dying he cursed that city will be destroyed and no one will live there again.To this day no one lives near the crumbling remains of this once beautiful city.
Roopkund Lake or the Skeleton Lake is more than 16,000 feet above sea level located in Indian Himalayas. The remains of more than 200 people have been found there and perhaps more are at the bottom of the lake and in the earth, yet there was no conclusive evidence of how they all died at once. All of the skeletons at Rookkund Lake show signs of having been hit on the head and shoulder with round, blunt objects. As per scientific studies and tests it has been concluded the deaths were caused by an extreme hailstorm and since there were no place to hide all of them perished. Of course, that still begs the question, why are the wounds only about the head and shoulders? Surely, some of them must have fallen down after being struck.
Ramoji Film City - India's Most Haunted Places
Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad
People attributr Ramoji film city being haunted on the fact that it is built on the battleground. The place is haunted by the souls of the dead soldiers...remember the evil sould in the movie Lord of the Rings something about fulfillment of oath to Isildur. It is reported that there anre knocks on the doors, creepy shadows and even battle sounds at this place.
Dumas Beach - India's Most Haunted
Dumas Beach, Gujarat
The paranormal activities at Dumas Beach is attributed to the fact that it is also used for cremation purpose. It is said that this place is haunted by evil and unfulfilled souls. People have heard strange whispers at Dumas Beach. The eerie sound of winds around here is said to be the voices of dissatisfied souls. And to add to the spooky it is also reported that visitors have dissappeared from Dumas Beach who went there strolling at night.
Dow Hill - Most Haunted Places in India
Dow Hill, Kurseong, West Bengal
An array of gruesome and mysterious murder is the reason locals attribute to this place being haunted by vengeful souls. Dow hills is India's very own Sleepy Hollow the only diffrence being instead of headless corpse on horse, a headless boy has been spotted numerous time by locals.
Feroz Shah Kotla
City of Djinns Delhi has its own share in most haunted place in India. The difference is that Djinns of Delhi are benevolent as opposed to other haunted destinations with evil soul. It is believed that Kotla of Firuzshah is inhabited by many such djinns. People leave letters scribbled with wishes and burn candles inside the remaining structres of this medieval city of Delhi so that their wishes get fulfilled. The place often is very isolated and there's an errie feeling in the air even during daylight hours.
Shanivarwada, Pune - Spookiest Places in India
Shaniwarwada Fort, Pune
This citadel of Peshwa rulers of Maharashtra is one of the most haunted places in India. The story goes that 14-year-old Rao, heir to the peshwa throne was murdered here in 1773. The murder is a clever manipulation of the prince uncle's message to the guards, ‘Narayan Rao la dharaa’ (Catch Narayan Rao), which was altered by his wife to ‘Narayan Rao la maara’ (Kill Narayan Rao). The boy's cries for help is even heard till date at midnight on every new moon day claim locals.
D'Souza Chawl, Mahim
D`Souza Chawl of Mahim, Mumbai
What better to add spice to the ghost tales that a white sari clad woman. D'Souza Chawl in Mahim is said to be haunted by a women who fell to her death while pulling water out of the well. Several locals have claimed to have seen her apparition which is as local claims mostly harmless.
The greenest part of Delhi is also the most eerie one. The area is haunted by an evil hitchhiking spirit of a lady who asks for lifts from the passing vehiclas. It is claimed that sh vanishesd after rding a few minutes and that if one doesn't stop his/her vehicle that the spirit chases the vehicle running at speed higher than the vehicle.
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