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Top 10 Haunted Places in India

The place where people feel the presence of a ghost is called a haunted place. Due to fear, people started calling this location and site a haunted place. This fear or phobia is developed because of stressful experiences, horror films, social influences and religious perspectives on the supernatural, etc. In India, there are many haunted places where people have experienced ghostly activity. The top 10 haunted places are described below.

1. Bhangarh Fort

Top 10 Haunted Places in India

Bhangarh Fort is the subject of many "true" horror stories. Several signs have been erected by the Archaeological Society of India to discourage tourists from entering the fort premises after dark, indicating the infested conditions of the fort. As a result, the fort is considered one of the most haunted places in India.

Haunted story of Bhangarh fort:

According to legend, Tantrik Singhia fell in love with princess Ratnavati, he sought to seduce her with magic, but the princess learned of his nefarious intentions and killed him. Before dying, the Tantrik cursed the inhabitants of the fort to die and the residents of the village to remain without a roof for the rest of their lives. There is no roof in some areas of the city. Even if a roof is constructed, it will eventually collapse.

2. Brij Raj Bhavan in Kota

Top 10 Haunted Places in India

The Brij Raj Bhavan Palace is considered to be one of the most haunted places in India. It was erected in the early nineteenth century and transformed into a historic hotel in 1980. It is said to be haunted by the spirit of Major Burton, who was slain by Indian sepoys during the 1857 Mutiny. In India, this phantom is said to wander the royal palaces and smack guards who are sleeping at work.

The address of this Bhawan is Brijraj Bhawan Palace Hotel, Civil Lines, Nayapura, Rajasthan 324001.

3. Kuldhara in Rajasthan

Top 10 Haunted Places in India

Kuldhara is the third haunted place in India. It is the haunted village near Jaisalmer, Rajasthan Kuldhara. A derelict ghost hamlet in Jaisalmer has been abandoned since the nineteenth century.

The village was founded in 1291 by the Paliwal Brahmins. The Paliwal Brahmins was noted for their economic acumen and agricultural skills. All of the population of Kuldhara and 83 adjacent villages mysteriously vanished one night in 1825. The disappearance of these people is a fascinating mystery. In a popular story, the minister of state Salim Singh falls in love with the native chieftain's beautiful daughter. He threatened the locals with hefty fines if they would not marry him to her. The village head and the chiefs of the 83 villages nearby chose to quit their villages. Before departing, the people are claimed to have cursed the village, saying that no one would ever be able to live there again.

4. Surat's Dumas Black Sand Beach

Top 10 Haunted Places in India

The problem with India's most haunted locales is that they are all so different in terms of nature and geography. The seashore is thought to have been used as a burial site for a long time and hence is home to several tortured souls. When people are alone on the beach, they have reported hearing whispers of other people chatting. According to locals, the people who walk on the beach at night never come back after their late-night stroll on the beach. That's why it is considered one of India's most haunted locations.

5. Ghosts Involved in Meerut

Top 10 Haunted Places in India

The GP Block in Meerut is one of North India's most haunted locations, with several spirits. Several witnesses have seen the ghosts of females in red gowns and men drinking outside the structure, but none of the witnesses has been able to determine who these individuals were. When any courageous soul ventured to approach them, the spirits vanished. Hence it is considered one of India's most haunted locations.

6. Dagshai's Graveyard Women's Blessing Ghosts

Top 10 Haunted Places in India

The residents of Dagshai think that not all spirits found in India's most haunted locales are malevolent because, in Dagshai's, a ghost does not harm people but bless the people. Legend has it that a British Army officer's eight-month pregnant wife died here accidentally and is buried here. A marble structure showing a woman and her child being blessed by an elf in its lap was erected in this cemetery.

Many individuals claim to have seen the spirit of Major's wife, Mary Rebeca Weston, in the Dagshai graveyard at night. But during the day, childless couples come to her grave to seek blessings for being pregnant with a boy.

Address of Dagshai's Graveyard: Antioch, Himachal Pradesh (V397+CG).

7. Tunnel No. 33 On Shimla-Kalka Train Route

Top 10 Haunted Places in India

A haunted tunnel on the Kalka-Shimla train line, friendly Ghost of captain tunnel no.33, is one of Shimla's most haunted spots. Captain Barog was a British engineer. He was in charge of the tunnel's construction, but he failed in that. He was penalized by the British, and he committed suicide as a result of his humiliation. His soul is said to wander throughout the tunnel and strike up friendly conversations with all who see him. The authorities attempted to close the unfinished tunnel several times, but each time the lock was destroyed. His spirit is considered to be harmless and pleasant because his spirit never harms anyone.

8. Charleville Mansion in Shimla

Top 10 Haunted Places in India

The Mansion of Charleville is a deserted castle in Shimla. Victor Bayley and his wife rented the Charleville mansion in 1913. This was a century-old derelict castle erected during the British Era, but he had no idea that the residence was also inhabited by a poltergeist. He wanted to verify the veracity of the haunting tales after hearing about the poltergeist from a local. He also closed the room where the majority of the haunting events were reported. He was surprised to see the chamber shattered when he opened it on next day. After this occurrence, he left the mansion. Today also, this mansion is considered as a most haunted location.

9. Savoy Hotel in Mussoorie

Top 10 Haunted Places in India

There is a legend that Lady Garnet Orme's spirit haunts the Savoy hotel in Mussoorie, where she was killed by strychnine laced into her medication bottle. Years later, the doctor who was caring for her was discovered dead in a similar manner. This hotel's corridors and halls are reported to be haunted by the spirit of Lady Garnet Orme. According to locals, many individuals have been reported slain in Mussoorie's hotel, Savoy. That is why, even now, it is regarded as one of India's most haunted hotels.

10. Delhi Cantonment Area

Top 10 Haunted Places in India

At night, Delhi's Cantonment area becomes spooky. The Delhi Cantonment area is a nice spot to visit throughout the day since it is clean and green. However, once darkness falls, you may be fortunate or unlucky enough to witness the spine-chilling creepy side of this location, which is certainly one of Delhi's most haunted. Residents and bystanders claim to have seen a woman dressed in a saree asking for a ride and then following the automobile at breakneck speeds. That's why it is considered a most haunted place.

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