All over the world, the scary existence of spirits and ghosts has been debated for centuries. In India also, the list of haunted places is a lengthy one, each linked with a chilling story. They include places like grand hotels, deserted forts, abandoned villages, some schools, bunged mines and even working places. For ages, travelers from all over the world have been fascinated by these mysterious places. These spots also have a role in making India a popular tourist destination. These are places of interest for people who are interested in creepy stories and they are mostly visited by ‘supernatural explorers’ who want to research or demystify the bizarre events happening here. So, have a nerve of steel and look at the extensive list of haunted places in India. You may use the list to decide if you want to explore these places or just leave them for storybooks and movies.
Agrasen ki Baoli
Agrasen ki Baoli (also known as Ugrasen ki Baodi), designated a protected monument by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act of 1958, is a 60-meter long and 15-meter wide historical step well on Hailey Road, near Connaught Place, Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, India. Although there are no known historical records to prove who built Agrasen ki Baoli, it is believed that it was originally built by the legendary king Agrasen, and the present architecture hints at it being rebuilt in the 14th century during the Tughlag period of Delhi Sultanate. The Baoli is open daily from 9 AM to 5:30 PM.
The Bhangarh Fort is a 17th-century fort built in the Rajasthan state of India. It was built by Bhagwant Das for his younger son Madho Singh. The fort and its precincts are well preserved.
According to legend, a sadhu named Baba Balak Nath lived within the fort area, and it was his injunction that any house built in the precinct of the fort should not be taller than his own, and if the shadow of any such house fell on his, it would result in destruction of the fort town. According to another tale, a wizard adept in black magic named Sinhai fell in love with Ratnavati, a beautiful Bhangarh princess with many suitors. One day, the wizard followed her to the marketplace and offered her a love potion; however, she refused it, throwing it onto a large rock that consequently rolled onto the wizard and crushed him to death.
Three Kings Chapel
A church called Church of Three Kings is in Goa and these churches are also included in the haunted places. Hearing the name of the church, one thinks of a place where God dwells and man prays for his safety. But this Goa church is a bit different in this case.People say that they have felt some invisible power here. It seems that someone has touched them, but this invisible power never harms anyone. It is believed that this is the soul of the three Portuguese kings, who wanted to rule alone and killed each other by greed.
GP Block (Meerut)
The GP block of Meerut in UP named after Bhoot Bungalow is one of the most scary places in the country. This bungalow is very famous due to stories and stories of ghosts. It was once the pride of the area, but today this shabby building has become the name of fear and fear. There are dense forests all around and three bungalows in the middle. People talk different things about this bungalow. Some say that here
a woman wearing a red colored saree is seen sometimes coming on top of the building and sometimes coming out of the building. According to some people, four boys have been seen drinking beer in a slow candle light on the table inside the house here.
Shaniwarwada is a historical fortification in the city of Pune in Maharashtra, India. Built in 1732, it was the seat of the Peshwas of the Maratha Empire until 1818, when the Peshwas lost control to the British East India Company after the Third Anglo-Maratha War. Following the rise of the Maratha Empire, the palace became the center of Indian politics in the 18th century.The fort itself was largely destroyed in 1828 by an unexplained fire, but the surviving structures are now maintained as a tourist site.
D' Souza Chawl of Mahim
It is said about D’Suja Chaul of Mahim in Mayanagari Mumbai that a ghost spirit wanders around this chawl. This ghost lived in this chawl about 25 years ago. One night when she came to take water from the well, she accidentally fell into the well and died by drowning in the well. People say that since then this woman comes around the well every night.Now this well has been closed. It is believed that often many people have seen this phantom soul at night, but people see this soul as a good soul. Even today, people pray for the peace of the demon at that well.
Dumas Beach is an urban beach along the Arabian Sea, located 21 kilometres (13 mi) southwest of the City of Surat in the Indian state of Gujarat. It is a popular tourist destination in South Gujarat. Dumas Beach is unjustly infamous for being in the top 35 haunted spots in India.Dumas beach is known for its black sand and is considered to be haunted; because it was once used as a Hindu burial site, according to folklore.
Kurseong is a town and a municipality in Darjeeling district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is the headquarters of the Kurseong subdivision.
Located at an altitude of 1,482.55 metres (4,864.0 ft), Kurseong is 32 kilometres (20 mi) from Darjeeling and has a pleasant climate throughout the year.
Kurseong is 34 kilometres (21 mi) from Siliguri and is connected to the city by road and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. The nearest airport is at Bagdogra and the nearest major railway station is New Jalpaiguri, which is about 45 kilometres (28 mi) from the town. The economy is based primarily on education and tourism.
Brijraj Bhavan Palace
About two hundred years old, the Bridge Raj Bhavan Palace is an old mansion in the city of Kota, Rajasthan. This hotel attracts
tourists from all over the world, but there is a sound as soon as it steps inside. The soul of Major Charles Burton, an English
resident, still lives in the Bridge building. The Englishman who was killed in the Central Hall of the building along with his
two twin sons. Since then the soul of British Resident Major Charles Burton has wandered in this Palace.People say that this
ghost of the officer does not harm anyone, but if a guard is found sleeping while on duty in the night, this ghost reminds him
of duty by slapping and smiling at the cigarette at night. That sounds slapped.
Sanjay Van is a sprawling city forest area near Vasant Kunj and Mehrauli in Delhi, India. It is spread over an area of 443 acres. It is one of the most thickly wooded areas of the city’s green lungs.
The forest, which is part of the Mehrauli South Central Ridge, has undergone severe degradation in recent times with the proliferation of the Prosopis juliflora tree which is non-endemic to the Aravalli Ranges and has caused depletion of the ground water level, killing native flora and changing the natural soil characteristics of the Aravallis. Sewage water and effluent which is discharged into Sanjay Van has also affected this green belt in the Capital.