Have you been bitten by the travel bug? Do you love knowing about spooky, supernatural powers? You can plan a trip to some of the most mysterious places in India. There is no dearth of eerie places in the country that are rumored to be haunted. Many cities have a house or a place famous for evil spirits. Locals advise avoiding visiting such places as these are believed to have been possessed by evil spirits. Despite warnings, thrill-seekers love to visit these places as the thrill of the spooky and supernatural take their excitement level a few notches higher. It is worth noting here that these stories or rumor's are not a figment of the imagination of some active minds, but a reality to a certain extent. Many people have experienced unusual experiences upon visiting these amazing places.
Here’s a list of India’s most haunted places that are known to be the playground of ghosts, taking excitement and thrill to the next level. Check out!
Bhangarh is a small town located in Rajasthan. 83 km away from the capital city, Jaipur, this hamlet is known for its majestic fort and ancient ruins, this place is the spookiest of all! The fear of the unnatural is so predominant that visitors are allowed to visit the place only from sunrise to sunset. It is believed that as the sun sets at the horizon, the intensity of paranormal activities taking place here increases. There are lots of myths and folk tales associated with Bhangarh. It is believed that this place is cursed. Today, the town is inhabitable and lies in ruins. Screeches of women and footsteps can be heard punctuating the eerie silence at night.
This vast expanse of black sandy beach on the coast of Surat, Gujarat is another spooky place worth visiting. The place gets a unique eerie edge due to this land being used as a cremation ground in the bygone era. As the sun sets, the calm of the place is punctuated by screeches, whispers, and haunting sounds. It is believed that the spirits of people cremated in the ground, poor tormented souls howl in pain and anger. The presence of paranormal activity makes the area dogs bark all through the night. All these activities make Dumas Beach the last place one would like to visit, that too, at graveyard hours.
3. Delhi Cantonment, Delhi
A beautiful place is known for its paradisiacal beauty and serenity, the night tells an altogether different story. The path that takes you to Delhi cantonment is dominated by a notorious hitchhiker who roams around the area aimlessly, clad in whites, waving at people passing by in their cars. It is believed that people who have given this ghost a ride were never seen again. All these instances and experiences have made the Delhi Cantonment top the list of haunted places in India. The ghost has also been seen running along with the car at the same speed until it reaches the border of the cantonment area.
Sprawled in a vast area, Ramoji Film City is one of the largest film complexes in India. The place is believed to be haunted with a lot of evil spirits roaming the grounds in the area. Film units shooting at the complex have reported a lot of odd instances happening with them, like props, mirrors, lights, and crew members falling on the ground. Food was found scattered on the floor with no one in sight.
5. Morgan House, Kalimpong
Kalimpong is a beautiful tourist destination but also known for its haunted Morgan House. Constructed in the 1930s, this house is a magnificent property. It was built to celebrate the wedding of the Morgans. After the untimely death of Morgans’ wife, Mr. Morgan abandoned the house. As per locals, the ghost of Mrs. Morgan roams the empty corridors of the house. High-heeled steps can be heard from afar. It is believed before dying, Mrs. Morgan was tortured by her husband and her soul cries out for help.
Huge, sprawling forts are normally scary, but Shaniwar Wada is one of the most mysterious tourist places in India. In the eerie silence of the night, the screams of a young boy can be heard asking for help. As the legend goes, the heir to Peshwa's throne was heartlessly killed in Shaniwar Wada. The screams of ‘kaka mala vacha’ can be heard today. These screams seem to echo piercing the stillness of the night, especially on a full moon night.
7. Dow Hill, West Bengal