Top 10 Most Haunted Locations In India
Some believe in ghosts and some not. There has been a long debate about the existence of ghosts, spirits and supernatural beings, but one thing is for sure that it is difficult to avoid it. Feed Bubble lists out the 10 Most Haunted Places In India.
Bhangarh Fort, Rajasthan
Located near a famous forest in the area, this uninhibited town in Rajasthan, is home to a majestic fort, is reported to be one of the most haunted places in India. Archeological Survey of India (ASI) sign forbidding visitors post sunset outside this 17th century fortress is enough to say that it is the most haunted places in India. In fact, even the government is aware of the fact that spirits prowl its ruins – which is probably why they have banned visitors from entering after sunset. There are two stories the locals talk about. One is a hermit named Baba Balau Nath lived within the fort area and Emperor Madho Singh asked him for permission to build the city. The saint gave his support on the condition that the shadow of the Emperor’s palace should never fall on his retreat. Failing this, the city would crumble into ruins—and so it did. The second one is a tantrik priest fell in love with the princess Ratnavati, who was known as ‘the jewel of Rajasthan’. The priest planned to cast a spell on her so she would fall for him as well. But, when the princess came to know of this plan, the priest was killed. Before dying, he cursed the town.
Agrasen Ki Baoli, New Delhi
People say Agrasen Ki Baoli is frequented by tourists during the day, and spirits at night. This 60-meter long and 15-meter wide historical step well located on Delhi’s Hailey Road. It was built long time. It was built by King Agrasen, during in the mid-14th century. Ghost fanatics believe that the intensity of unnatural vibrations increases around you as you step down the 108 steep steps of the well. It is believed that the step-well was once filled with black water has powers which entice people to jump into it and take their own lives. But there is no water now. Locals say they get the feeling of being stalked and constantly watched.
Dumas Beach, Gujarat
Black-sand beach in Gujarat was once an important Hindu cremation ground and people say that spirits still prowl here at night. Tourists going missing post a midnight stroll and dogs howling and barking on the beach as a sign of warning are some of the common rumors you’ll hear about the place. To prove this wrong, some students planned to stay a night there. All throughout the night, they did not sense anything unusual. It was only later that they confirmed the presence of some paranormal elements. Their camera showed some moving orbs despite anybody’s presence.
Savoy Hotel, Mussoorie
The story of this haunted hotel began in 1911. A spiritualist named Miss Frances Garnett-Orme was poisoned in the Savoy, and the mystery remains unsolved to this day. The case became mysterious when her doctor died the same way after a few years. If you have read Agatha Christie’s best-seller ‘The Mysterious Affair at Styles’, then you could relate to this story. Guests have claimed to have seen Miss Garnett-Orme’s ghost roaming around the hotel and heard the echoes of her footsteps. The ghost of Lady Garnet is said to roam inside the hotel searching for her murderer.
Chandan Nagar, Pune
Chandan Nagar is a small area in Pune, where a young girl was murdered at an under construction site,10 years ago. As per the sources, this girl has haunted this area and is often seen around 12 AM. Also, if you happen to come across her, she would charge at you screaming loudly. Residents and trespassers have also said that she is always seen with a doll in her hand and that she smiles back at you in case you look at her.
Dow Hill, Darjeeling
This small township is famous for some of the best boarding schools in West Bengal. The Victoria Boys School is at the center of supernatural activity by all accounts. There have been many reports of the school’s corridors being haunted. Another report accounts that a number of accidents and murders have taken place in the forest near the school, and the ghosts of various children have been sighted. The most common is one of a headless boy, who roams around in the forest and follows people.
Mass suicide is happening in Jatinga. Imagine walking on a road and watching birds fall to death. These are mass suicide committed by birds. Jatinga a village in Assam has witnessed this paranormal phenomenon for years. This happens only on no-moon days between 6.00 PM to 9.30 PM, during the months of September and October. It is also said that these bird suicides happen only on a stretch of 1 mile by 600 ft. of land. Many have tried to explain this occurrence through theories, but none of them have been convincing. This unusual happening intrigues several travelers and researchers.
Fernhill Hotel, Ooty
Built in 1844, this heritage property shot into the limelight when the Bollywood horror flick Raaz was shot here in 2002. The story follows that one night during the shoot, the saroj khan (Choreographer) and a few dancers couldn’t sleep because of the sound of furniture being moved around in the room above them. Soon, the screeching and slamming sounds rose to such a pitch that sleep became a distant prospect. When they complained to the receptionist the next morning, they were shocked to find out that there was no floor above.
Delhi cantonment, Delhi
It is said that the road leading through Delhi Cantonment has an infamous, ghostly hitchhiker who walks around aimlessly, clad all in white, waving for passersby to stop their cars. It is believed that people who have agreed to give her a ride are never seen again. And those who don’t stop have claimed that the woman runs parallel to their window, matching the car’s speed until they reach the border of Delhi Cantonment.
Aleya Ghost Lights, West Bengal
Fishermen in Bengal claim to have seen lights that cannot be explained. The area is said to be haunted by a fisherman’s spirit, and the pattern of light is supposed to be an outline of his once-existent body. These lights are deceptive, they mislead the fishermen resulting in their drowning to death and then several bodies have been swept to the shore. But there are also incidences when these lights have warned the fishermen of upcoming danger.