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Top 40 Haunted Places In India Which Are Not For The Faint Hearted

Do you believe that there is life after death? If yes, then there must be a possibility that all the ghost stories which we have heard all our years in growing might just be true! Or at least some aspect of them might be true.

More or less, all of us have at least heard a story or a two about Ghosts and these spine-chilling accounts which people claim to be real are something to ponder upon, Isn’t it? And so, we have come up with top 40 haunted places in India which are absolutely not meant for the weak-hearted!

Top 40 Most Haunted Places In India

Now you have some sort of information at your fingertips but that’s not enough, right? So, worry not, we have compiled a list of top 40 most haunted places in India just for you!

  • Bhangarh Fort, Alwar
  • Brij Raj Bhavan, Kota
  • Dumas Black Sand Beach, Surat
  • Tunnel No.33, Shimla-Kalka Train Route'
  • Charleville Mansion, Shimla
  • Malcha Mahal, Delhi
  • Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad
  • Ravindra Nagar, Hyderabad
  • Shaniwarwada Fort, Pune
  • Chandan Nagar, Pune
  • D’Souza Chawl in Mahim – Mumbai

  • The Shaniwarwada Fort – Pune
  • GP Block – Meerut
  • The Vrindavan Society – Thane
  • Bombay Supreme Court – Bombay
  • Delhi Cantt – Delhi
  • Raj Kiran Hotel – Lonavala, Maharashtra
  • Sanjay Van (near Qutab Institutional Area) – New Delhi
  • Dow Hill in Kurseong – Darjeeling
  • Kuldhara – Rajasthan
  • Jatinga – Assam
  • Agrasen ki Baoli, Hailey Road – New Delhi
  • National Library – Kolkata
  • Sanjay Gandhi National Park – Mumbai
  • Mukesh Mills – Mumbai
  • Writers Building – Kolkata
  • Towers of Silence – Mumbai
  • Three Kings Church – Goa
  • The Lambi Dehar Mines – Mussoorie
  • Kalpalli Cemetery – Bangalore
  • The Mansion, Residency Road – Pune
  • House Number W-3, Greater Kailash – Delhi
  • Khairatabad Science College – Hyderabad
  • Saligao Village - Goa
  • Bengal Swamps – West Bengal (Aleya Ghost Lights)
  • South Park Cemetery – Kolkata
  • Ross Island- Andaman
  • D'Mello House - Goa
  • Vas Villa- St. Marks Road – Bangalore
  • Begum Kothi - Lucknow

1 . Bhangarh Fort, Alwar

There is no doubt in the fact that somewhere we all hear the scary stories about the Bhangarh Fort. Moreover, what is somewhat interesting to know is the fact that the Archaeological Society of India has given warnings and has even forbidden the tourists to be present in the vicinity after the sunsets. 

2. Brij Raj Bhavan, Kota

Haunted Places of India - Brij Raj Bhavan in Kota

The Brij Raj Bhavan, Kota was built in the early years of the 19th century. However, it was later on converted into a heritage hotel in the year 1980. But, what is worth knowing is the fact that it has been claimed that this place is home to the harmless ghost of Major Burton himself. It is believed that the Major was killed by the Indian Sepoys during the Mutiny of 1857. Now, here is a little funny thing - if the stories are to be believed then, this ghost roams and even slaps the guards who are asleep on their duties.  

3. Dumas Black Sand Beach, Surat

Haunted Places of India -Dumas Black Sand Beach in Surat, Gujrat

Earlier Dumas beach was used as a burial ground. And perhaps that is the reason that they say this place is haunted. People have also claimed to hear someone whispering when they were alone on the beach. And there have been some cases in which the people didn’t return at all from their evening walk. Where did they go? No one knows! Spooky isn’t it?

4. Tunnel No.33, Shimla-Kalka Train Route'

Haunted Places of India - Tunnel No 33, Shimla Kalka Train Route

Tunnel No. 33 which has been located on the Kalka-Shimla train route is also regarded as one of the most haunted places in Shimla. If we go back in the history of this place then we get to know that it was built by a person named Captain Barog who was a British engineer. And it is his spirit that is particularly rumored to roam in the tunnel along with even having a friendly conversation with the people who might see him. Just imagine yourself having a conversation with a ghost? How would you manage it if came across such a situation? 

5. Charleville Mansion, Shimla

Haunted Places of India - Charleville Mansion in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

This mansion was built in the British Era and it was in the year 1913 that it was rented by a British officer Victor Bayley along with his wife. But then he got to know that the house was home to a poltergeist. So, then he decided to further test this acclaim owing to which he locked the specific room where it was reported that most of the haunted activities take place. And when he again opened it, he found the room in shatters. Furthermore, what is sort of unbelievable is the fact that many other similar stories have also been reported by the Bayleys along with the subsequent residents.

6. Malcha Mahal, Delhi

Haunted Places of India - Malcha Mahal in Delhi

The Malcha Mahal in Delhi particularly dates back to the Tughlaq era who was also one of the last descendants of the royal family of Oudh. Moreover, she committed suicide by drinking grounded diamond. Then it is said that her ghost haunts the royal palace area ever since. However, still, no one knows if this is true or not. 

7. Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad

Haunted Places of India -Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad

Did you know that Ramoji Film City is considered to be one of the biggest film cities in our country? And if the people are to be believed then, in this place someday or the other spotlights have been seen falling off along with the light men also falling from their spots. And amidst all this, many crew members have come across some severe injuries. Apparently, all of these are signs of this place being a haunted one. Don’t you think? 

8. Ravindra Nagar, Hyderabad

Haunted Places of India - Ravindra Nagar in Hyderabad

It can be said that a series of suicides in this place particularly in the year 2012 has made this place come across as haunted. Following the numerous suicides, a great number of families abandoned this very place. What is really spooky about this place is the fact that many of the families when they left; left the light bulbs on which indicates that the families left in a hurry. They must be quite scared!

9. Shaniwarwada Fort, Pune

Haunted Places of India - Shaniwarwada Fort in Pune, Maharashtra

It is said that a ghost of 13-year old haunts Shaniwarwada Fort. It is believed that he was heir to the throne of the Peshwa Dynasty. Moreover, what is really interesting to know is the fact that people even claim to hear the sound of the boy when he had called out to his uncle for help in his very last moments. 

10. Chandan Nagar, Pune

Haunted Places of India - Chandan Nagar in Pune, Maharashtra

11. D'Souza Chawl in Mahim - Mumbai

D'Souza Chawl in Mumbai is a place said to have been haunted by a lady ghost who fell into the well and died. People living around this place have the myth that she comes out at night and does not harm anybody. The well is sealed, but the scary atmosphere haunts even the tenants and the visitors. It is believed to be an apparition seen as benign, ranging around the well and setting everything to an eerie feeling after the sun has set.

12. The Shaniwarwada Fort - Pune

The Shaniwarwada Fort, located in Pune, is famous for haunting the murdered young prince of the same kind. His piercing cries for help echo through the fort at every full moon, so it is said, reminding them about betrayal. Often, visitors report experiencing intense fear and also hearing echoes of his cries, especially along the areas that were reported to be his place of death.

13. GP Block - Meerut

GP Block is known for its paranormal activities. Locals and passersby have reported four men sitting inside and drinking beer. Besides, a lady in a red dress came out of the building. The senseless building has been a well-visited point for those full of irrationality, excited ghost hunters, and thrill-seekers whose goal was to bring to the surface the experiences of an unexplained chill in the air and eerie silence surrounding it.

14. The Vrindavan Society - Thane

The Vrindavan Society is said to have the most haunted residential complexes in Thane. The residents and the security team have reported incidents of paranormal activity at several points, like slapping sounds echoing through empty corridors at night and the sound of footsteps. Most common is the man who died and now haunts society, sometimes even slapping the inhabitants of the darkness.

Read More : Things To Do In Thane

15. Bombay Supreme Court - Bombay

For over 30 years, the Bombay Supreme Court has given stage to many hauntings, specifically in one courtroom. Legal professionals mention an evil spirit that provokes an unexplainable oppressive feeling, which disrupts the judicial process. It happens mostly in the case of murders and other serious crimes.

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16. Delhi Cantt – Delhi

There is always a story that Delhi Cantt is haunted by a lady dressed in white, asking for lifts from passing vehicles, and then suddenly disappears into thin air. Many drivers from their cars have seen her while driving during the night. She appears while one is on the stretch of the road that passes through the Cantt, only to disappear as one slows down. The place is eerie past sunset.

17. Raj Kiran Hotel—Lonavala, Maharashtra

One of the reasons why Raj Kiran Hotel in Lonavala is often referred to by ghost hunters is the large number of reports from guests who stayed in the hotel. These reports claim bed sheets get removed from sleeping people, and at night, strange blue lights appear. It is said that some rooms are so paranormally active that they don't rent them out to guests anymore. Many reports by visitors who leave speak about the heavy air of unease and being watched.

18. Sanjay Van (near Qutab Institutional Area) – New Delhi

Sanjay Van is dense forest land around the Institutional Area of Qutab, New Delhi, having chilling ambient characteristics. It is a matter of belief that the spirits of wandering children, who are said to be dead, live here at night. Giggling and crying have been heard by many, and some have claimed that there are even human-like figures darting through the trees. Temperature dramatically drops, and the impression of being followed is quite common.

19. Dow Hill in Kurseong - Darjeeling

Dow Hill in Kurseong is known for some haunting instances, especially at Victoria Boys High School, where even after students go home, footsteps are heard panning the hallways. Many woodcutters have claimed to have seen a headless boy walking down the road through the woods. Even in such an instance, the area is cloaked in eternal mist, and visitors always speak of deep-seated melancholy and unexplained dread.

20. Kuldhara – Rajasthan Kuldhara