Stories are everywhere, and so the storytellers. However, no one can beat those fairytales narrated by our grandparents, but the taste changes as we grow up. White angels to the existence of God and life, the curiosity to discover and learn more about unknown sources is inspired by humans traveling to various places.
The theory behind it is simple; if your faith in life, it must be in death. If you have faith in God, it must be in ghosts. Life & death, both exist equally and people still wish to be immoral. And, if you have faith in supernatural powers, top haunted places in India, that have been mentioned in this article are going to give you goosebumps even in the daylight. Check out this list of top 10 most haunted places in India that you should never visit alone.
- Bhangarh Fort, Rajasthan
- Jamali-Kamli Masjid, Delhi
- Kuldhara Village, Rajasthan
- Savoy Hotel, Mussoorie
- Dow Hill, West Bengal
- Writer’s Building, Kolkata
- Dumas Beach, Surat
- Fernhill Hotel, Ooty
- Ramoji Film City, Andhra Pradesh
- Mukesh Mills, Mumbai
These are the most haunted places in India where you need more than parent’s permission to go. Let’s check out the ghost stories behind these haunted houses in India.
1. Bhangarh Fort, Rajasthan
Top on the list of top haunted places in the world, Bhangarh is an abandoned village in Rajasthan, preserving majestic forts. It is said to be cursed by a magician who fell in love with the princess who used to live here. There is no match between both of them, hence the magician tries his magical powers & spells to convince her magically. However, the princes were aware of his plans and decided to kill him. Unfortunately, the magician casts the fort in his dark magic spells before his death. This is one of the best tourist places in Rajasthan, but the mystery of Bhangarh fort and the real story of Bhangarh fort is still unsolved. Hence, it is the most haunted place in India.
2. Jamali-Kamli Masjid, Delhi
Delhi homes to hundreds of mysterious archeological sites in which Agrasen ki Baoli and Jamali-Kamli Masjid have made glory more for their haunted stories than their architecture & history. There are so many tales about this place as everyone comes up with a unique experience of his sweat-soaked body. Some people have claimed that they have seen unnatural lights, animals, and experienced abnormal activities here even in the daylight. Although some didn’t feel anything like this, they were afraid of the stories surfacing. According to Islamic legends, Jinns are living here and they hurt people who interrupt their privacy.
3. Kuldhara Village, Rajasthan
Huh! Here we go again. Rajasthan is as popular for its forts and historic privilege as its mystery. Kings have left thousands of mysteries unsolved and the mystery of Kuldhara village is one of those. The village, established in 1291 by Paliwal Brahmins, famous for its prosperity and wealth is now nothing but a ruin. It has to be said that in 1825 all people of Kuldhara in nearby 85 villages vanished in the dark of night. The mystery is linked to Salim Singh, the minister of the state, who fell in love with the daughter of the chieftain of Paliwal Brahmin and threatened him to marry his daughter to him. However, the community was against this and they all decided to leave the village to protect the girl’s honor. People said that they also cursed the inhabitation of the village.
4. Savoy Hotel, Mussoorie
One of the most haunted places in India, this hotel is linked to a classic suicide story that later turned to murder by investigators. However, the story continues and the lady who killed British spiritualists was also found dead with the same cause in the same hotel. And here the story goes to make it the most haunted place in India.
5. Dow Hill, West Bengal
Lies in the lap of Saputara mountain ranges, this haunted place in India is located in one of the best hill stations in India. It became scary when villagers claimed to spot a headless boy roaming around the jungles and found the dead bodies out there.
6. Writer’s Building, Kolkata
The new writer’s building has been constructed inside the old fort that got demolished by natural disasters. However, locals claim that the ghost of the captain Simpson of East India Company, who got killed by the revolutionaries Binay, Badal, and Dinesh, is still roaming around.
7. Dumas Beach, Surat
Sharing its shore with the Arabian Sea in Gujarat, Dumas Beach is known for its black sand and supernatural activities. It is also believed that the beach was used as a burial ground for Hindus, so the resting spirits are still wandering here.
8. Fernhill Hotel, Ooty
It is enough said that the movie “Raaz” was filmed here. This hotel has shut down after the occurrence of haunting events. However, people who spent a night in this hotel also reported some spooky activities.
9. Ramoji Film City, Andhra Pradesh
One of the biggest film shooting areas of India, Ramoji Film City is popularly known to be the most haunted place in India. It is said to be possessed by the spirits of the dead soldiers that are still active on the war field.
10. Mukesh Mills, Mumbai
The story of Mukesh Mills, Mumbai is just perfect to frame a haunted story. If you have watched ‘Om Shanti Om’ of superstar Shah Rukh Khan, you may understand the story in which all the workers of this mill were burnt alive in an accidental fire outbreak in 1980.
These are some of the most haunted places in India that you must visit once to experience. If you visit, kindly share your experience with us.