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14 Haunted Places in India Full Of Unearthly Presence!


1. Bhangarh Fort, Rajasthan

14 Haunted Places in India Full Of Unearthly Presence!-1 India is not only renowned for its historic monuments or for being a home to several endangered wildlife species, but also for a fort which has often been remarked as Asia's most haunted place. Yes, you heard it right. Amidst the barren land of Rajasthan lies the fort of Bhangarh which is a home to many ghastly entities.

If you happen to have a bucket list full of haunted locations across India then it is surely incomplete if Bhangarh Fort is not there on the top. Bhangarh Fort was built by Raja Madho Singh in the year 1613. There is also a legend that says this fort was cursed by a Sadhu named Baba Balak Nath which evoked the downfall of Bhangarh. Bhangarh Fort is 300kms away from Delhi and about 40kms away from Jaipur. Over the years, people who have visited this place have seen or felt the paranormal presence. This place is not a hangout spot for fainthearted people but if you're brave enough and looking for a thrill this weekend then you should book your ride to Bhangarh.

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2. Jatinga Valley, Assam

Not all mysteries can be solved by Science, especially a spiritual one and one such mystery lies in Dima Hasao district of Assam. How does mass suicide of birds sound to you? Intriguing, isn't it? Well, Jatinga Valley in Assam witnesses this unfathomable phenomenon.

14 Haunted Places in India Full Of Unearthly Presence!-2 Jatinga Valley is around 2200kms away from Delhi and 315kms away from Guwahati. It is well known worldwide for the mass suicide of birds that takes place on its territory. It is witnessed that a number of birds kill themselves on every moonless night between 6:00pm to 9:00pm by hitting a tree or a building. Many scientists from all over the globe have tried to find out the reason behind the mass suicide of birds but all have failed. The local tribes see these deaths as a way of spirits to terrorize them. Jatinga Valley has earned its fame as one of the top haunted places in India and if you want to unravel this mystery then you should start packing your bags and get on a train to Jatinga.

3. GP Block, Meerut

A deserted dilapidated house sets a perfect creepy environment that gives wobbly knees even to the bravest ones. Now, imagine yourself walking into this house, already shivering at the ominous setting, and coming face to face with an apparition. Spooky! right? Well, one such house lies in the heart of the Meerut city, Uttar Pradesh.

14 Haunted Places in India Full Of Unearthly Presence!-3 Many people have reported seeing a spirit of a girl wearing red clothes sitting on the roof whereas some people have also reported seeing the spirits of a group of boys inside the house. It happens to be the most common sight for people passing through that area. People generally avoid that stretch lying in front of the house, and today no one passes by the haunted place. Meerut is just 70kms away from Delhi and this place can quench your thirst for the thrill this weekend. But don't stay there for too long because who knows, if someone follows you back to your home.

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4. Dumas Beach, Surat

Taking evening walks on beaches while the sun sets over the sea in the background is a beautiful picture. But as good as it sounds, the Dumas Beach located in Surat district of Gujarat is just not filled with natural beauty but also has a paranormal presence.

14 Haunted Places in India Full Of Unearthly Presence!-4 Dumas Beach is one of the most haunted places in India. It is said that this beach was used as a Hindu burial ground for several years. There have been many reports of people seeing a spirit on the beach and hearing noises of people talking while there was no one around. Some people have also been reported missing and it is believed that the spirits which haunt the Dumas beach had something to do with those disappearances. Visit this haunted place only if you're brave enough because I am sure it is not a place for the fainthearted.

5. National Library, Kolkata

National Library of Kolkata is not just a room brimming with knowledge. It has a lot of history to itself. Not only this library is said to have some of the best book collection but is also said to be filled with supernatural presence. A library full of ghosts, like a room full of books was not enough to scare us.

14 Haunted Places in India Full Of Unearthly Presence!-5 The history of the National Library is also intriguing. After Mir Jafar built it in 1760, he was forced to abdicate his throne and had to gift it to Warren Hastings in 1780, the first governor general of India. It was in 1836 that it turned into Calcutta Public Library but was later turned into an Imperial Library and was not open to the public. It was only after India's independence that this library was changed into National Library of Kolkata and was finally opened to the public.

There are many haunted stories related to this library. People have reported seeing spirits walking. It is also said that the footsteps of governor's wife can still be heard. There have been many deaths within its premises too. At the time of its renovation, 12 workers died in an unnatural accident. There are also stories about a Bengali boy going into the library to complete his research and never coming back out. What adds more to the spookiness of this place is the fact that the Archaeological Survey Of India found a chamber with no kind of opening or door on the ground floor in 2010. Moreover, no details or the content of what was in that room were ever released by the ASI. Mysterious and Scary, this surely adds up to being one of the India's most haunted place.

6. Kuldhara, Rajasthan

You have already heard about a haunted fort or a haunted house but have you ever heard about a haunted village? No? Well, it looks like the demonic entities have a certain craving for the dry lands of Rajasthan.

14 Haunted Places in India Full Of Unearthly Presence!-6 Story of Kuldhara is an alluring one. Kuldhara was inhabited by Paliwal Brahmins. It is said that the entire community left Kuldhara and the nearby 84 villages in just one night fearing the cruelty of then Diwan Salim Singh. It is also said that when the Paliwal Brahmins left they cursed the village which seems to have stayed true till date as Kuldhara has not been inhabited thereafter and is nothing but a ruin. There have been many sightings of spirits by the people travelling through Kuldhara to Jaisalmer. Some of the renowned paranormal researchers have also looked into this haunted village and have felt a supernatural presence. Well a village full of ghosts, that is something spine-chilling.

7. Dow Hill, Kurseong

Darjeeling serves as a perfect family vacation destination with its vibrant charm and a gorgeous view of the mighty Himalayan Ranges. But what adds more to its appeal is a small village named Kurseong which is 30kms away from it. You must be wondering what is so special about that village? Well, it's not like you get to see a headless apparition everywhere. Yes, you heard it right. Paranormal presence can be felt in the tranquil hills of Darjeeling too.

14 Haunted Places in India Full Of Unearthly Presence!-7 Dow hill has many murders and haunting stories related to itself. But the scariest one is that of a headless boy. Locals have reported seeing a young headless boy walking on the road and then disappearing into the forest. People have reported that every time they walk through the forest they get a feeling that someone is following them. There have also been sightings of a woman in white, time to time, by people walking through the forest. Victoria boys high school is also said to be haunted as footsteps and whispers can be heard even when the school remains closed. Dow hill has also witnessed many murders which just add up to its reputation as one of the India's most haunted place.

8. Sanjay Van, Delhi

Finally, unearthly entities come knocking at the doorstep of our nation's capital. Sanjay Van is located in the South Delhi area around Vasant Kunj and Mehrauli. It is a frequently visited picnic spot in the morning with all the lush green grass and huge trees. But it is said that as the sun sets, supernatural presence can be felt in those forests.

14 Haunted Places in India Full Of Unearthly Presence!-8 There are many stories revolving around Sanjay Van. But no horror story is complete without a little witch action. Yes, it is believed that the forest is haunted by a woman who had committed suicide there in the past. People have reported seeing a woman in white walking through the woods and some people have also seen a woman hanging by a tree in the middle of the forest. Scary! isn't it? It is said that Sanjay Van was used as a crematorium to bury poor people. And it is believed that the same people haunt this place at night and there laughs, footsteps and several other noises can as well be heard even today. Sanjay van with it's morbid atmosphere and the stories revolving around it really lives up to being one of the most haunted places in India.

9. Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad

Ghosts have finally caught up to Bollywood. What will you do when you get to know that your favorite actor or actress is shooting in the town? You will want to meet them, right? Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad is spread over 2,000 acres and many celebrities shoot here from time to time. But when you visit Ramoji Film City, it is not only stars that you will meet. Confused? Well, it is known that the largest film city of India is also haunted and several sightings of paranormal presence have been reported there.

14 Haunted Places in India Full Of Unearthly Presence!-9 It is said that this film city is built on the war grounds of Nizam Sultans. Ramoji Film City has witnessed a number of paranormal activities. Many actresses have reported seeing an apparition in the mirror of their dressing rooms. Light-men have also reported that they get a feeling of being pushed constantly when they are at the top checking lights. At the time of Nizams, the language used was Urdu. Some writings in Urdu have also been reported scratched on the mirrors of the dressing rooms. With so many haunting stories revolving around the Ramoji Film City, you have to be brave enough to place a foot on these haunted grounds.

10. Grand Paradi Towers, Mumbai

Paranormal presence is not just confined to a deserted fort or a village. And, the Grand Paradi Towers located in the southern posh area of Mumbai support this statement completely. Located in a posh and heavily-rushed area, the Grand Paradi Towers have a number of haunting stories related to it which have given it a prominent place in everybody's haunted list.

14 Haunted Places in India Full Of Unearthly Presence!-10 In the year 1998, an elderly couple committed suicide by jumping off their flat's balcony as they were tortured by their son and daughter-in-law. They had left a suicide note on the basis of which their son and daughter-in-law were arrested. The trial ended after 7 years in March 2005 after which the couple along with their 19-year-old daughter also committed suicide by jumping off from the same floor, the same balcony and at the exact same spot. Apart from these 2 suicides, around 20 more people have committed suicide by jumping off the Grand Paradi Towers. Odd, isn't it? According to local people, the tower is built on a burial ground. Many people have also reported hearing odd noises and feeling a supernatural presence. A place where so many deaths have taken place, surely makes it one of the spookiest places in India.

11. Valmiki Nagar, Chennai

Don't believe in ghosts? A night in the apartment number F-2 on 3, Seward Road (Valmiki Nagar, Chennai) might alter your beliefs. The house is said to be haunted by the owner's daughter who had committed suicide in the same house a decade ago.

14 Haunted Places in India Full Of Unearthly Presence!-11 Many tenants have tried living here but none of them have been able to even spend a whole month. The people who have lived here say that they hear screaming, sobs, and other mysterious noises every night. People have also reported that they felt like someone was watching them 24x7. Doors get slammed shut by themselves and many other paranormal activities have taken place here, which have scared the people so much that this house has been vacant for years now. With this kind of stories revolving around the house no F-2 and the morbid atmosphere that it has, I can't think of a reason why this place should not be on the list of top most haunted places in India.

12. Shaniwar Wada Fort, Pune

Forts in India have a lot of history related to themselves and in some cases, those glorious historical years also involve a few treacherous murders of the king for the greed of power and money. And, what happens when someone is murdered at their own home? Yes, you guessed it right! That home becomes one of the most haunted places in India. One such example is Shaniwar Wada Fort of Pune.

14 Haunted Places in India Full Of Unearthly Presence!-12 The young prince, Narayanrao was assassinated by the hunting tribe called Gardi. The chief of Gardi, Sumner Singh was ordered to kill the young prince by his aunt Anandibai. It is said that on every full moon night the screams of Narayanroa can still be heard. But there is not just screaming, people hear three specific words that send chills down their spine which are 'Uncle Mala Bachwa' (Uncle Save me). People have also reported seeing an apparition in the hallways of this beautifully built fort. Spooky and vast history, exactly the things that take this place to being one of the most haunted places in India.

13. Raj Kiran Hotel, Lonavala

What makes a vacation with family more pleasant and less difficult is getting a good place for accommodation. Everyone opts for a nice place to stay but what if it's not just you that is staying in your hotel room? What if there is some supernatural presence? Sweating, are you? No! Well, you will when you visit Raj Kiran Hotel of Lonavala.

14 Haunted Places in India Full Of Unearthly Presence!-13 Behind the reception of this hotel, there is a room present which is said to be haunted. Guests have reported that they felt like someone was watching them and there is a kind of an eeriness in the room. Guests have also reported their bed sheets had been pulled off while they slept. Some of them have woken up in the midst of dark nights with a ray of blue light at their feet. It is believed that something very creepy goes on in that room. There have been so many incidents that now the hoteliers don't rent that room out to anyone anymore. A haunted room in a hotel, rent this one if you're tired of staying alone and want some inhuman company.

14. Savoy Hotel, Mussoorie

Supernatural presence seems to have liked the comfort and amenities one gets upon checking into a hotel. Savoy Hotel of Mussoorie is another place where paranormal activities can be witnessed. It has an intriguing history related to itself which makes it a must visit place for people vacationing in the tranquil hills of Mussoorie.

14 Haunted Places in India Full Of Unearthly Presence!-14 The hotel was built by Cecil D. Lincoln, the Irishman who was a barrister in Lucknow. It was built in 1902. It was in the summer of 1911 that Miss Frances Garnett-Orme, a 49-year-old spiritualist was murdered by poisoning but the culprit was never found. This hotel has witnessed another death in it's room 505, which is still not preferred by the visitors who know it's history. It is still believed that spirits of those women still roam in the very same hotel. Guests have also reported seeing an apparition walking in the hallways and then suddenly disappearing. Witnesses have found mysterious activities, spooky noises, inside the hotel.

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