India is a beautiful yet mysterious country that has a lot of secrets and stories of palaces, forts, kings, queens, prince, princess, treasures, battles etc. There are numerous reportedly haunted places of India. But, today we listed here some notable. This is a top ten list of locations that are reportedly haunted by ghosts or other supernatural beings including demons.
Here, below is the list of 10 most haunted places of India.
10. Tunnel No 33 | Shimla
Shimla is one of the most beautiful and famous town of Himachal Pradesh. This town has been the favorite background of numerous horror stories and it is said to have several haunted spots. Tunnel no.33 is one such place which is said to be the abode of the ghost of British Railway Engineer, Colonel Barog. But he is said to be a friendly ghost.
9. GP Block – Meerut | Uttar Pradesh
GP Block of Meerut in Uttar Pradesh is a haunted place also very notoriously known for all the paranormal activity it beholds. Despite being a popular zone, there have been reportedly a lot of strange sightings. A house here is said to be the abode of the ghosts of several young boys and girls. Some people say that they have seen four males sitting together and enjoying an alcoholic beverage by the light of a single candle.
8. Dumas Beach | Gujarat
Situated along the Arabian Sea in Gujarat, this beach is known for its black sand and mystical activities. It was a burning ghat at one point of time and even now strange cries and whispers can be heard by morning walkers and tourists. It is believed that a lot of people have lost their lives exploring this mysterious beauty.
7. Agrasen ki Baoli | Delhi
Who would imagine such an incredible structure could exist in a sleepy little by lane in the heart of New Delhi? Situated just right in the heart of central Delhi takes you by surprise if you are out on the streets for a walk. This 14th century baoli was constructed by Maharja Agrasen. Now completely dry, once the Baoli was filled with black water which would call out to people mysteriously and ask them to scarify their lives. The water is believed to have had hypnotized people and drove them to death.
6. Ramoji Film City | Hyderabad
Being one of the biggest film cities in the country, which has everything in the world that a filmmaker will aspire to have. This place is home to a lot of hotels which have been projected to a lot of controversy because of the reported “supernatural activities” in and around them. There is a dirty secret, the city was built on a land where a cruel battle was fought. Thousands are believed to have perished here. Witnesses report the lights kept on top keep falling off, the light men- who sit with the lights on top have been pushed so many times and many have had grievous injuries. Females are more targeted by the ghosts than the males. Girls reported an invisible force tearing their clothes off, some said they felt someone knock their washroom doors while the rooms remain locked from the inside. etc.
5. Malcha Mahal | Delhi
Situated right next to Delhi Earth Station on the Bistdari Road in Delhi Ridge. It is the restricted part of the forest behind the Buddha Jyanti Park (Buddha Garden), the palace is awfully scary. Malcha Mahal is also known as Bistdari Mahal. Begum Wilayat Mahal, the great granddaughter of Nawab of Oudh was given this place along with her children Prince Riaz and Princess Sakina by the Government after her long protest for the return of her properties spread across the country. Begum Wilayat Mahal committed suicide by drinking crushed diamonds. Her body was lying on her study desk for 10 days and her kids were mourning in grief. The night before Prince Riaz buried her, both her kids slept with her dead body. Since her mother’s death, Princess Sakina has only wore black colour.
4. The Shaniwarwada Fort | Pune
Shaniwarwada is a palace fort in the city of Pune in Maharashtra, India. Built in 1746, it was the seat of the Peshwa rulers of the Maratha Empire until 1818 when the Peshwas surrendered to the British. Known for its sheer architectural brilliance, this fort has witnessed various spooky occurrences. It is believed that the fort is haunted by the ghost of a young prince who was brutally killed when he was 13 year old. His ghost can be heard shrieking in the middle of the night and is most active on full moon days.
3. Feroz Shah Kotla | Delhi
Feroz Shah Kotla, which once was the glory of Firuz Shah Tughlaq’s beloved city, Firozabad, is now a haunted place, especially, because it does not see many visitors today. This place is beautiful as well has mysterious, however it’s just the Djinns now, who dwell in these ruins. The place is said to be visited by fairies, numerous suicides have taken place here and although the authorities deny it, most buildings around are built facing the other way.
2. Dow Hill, Kursiang | West Bengal
Kurseong may appear as a pleasant hill station. But things change here in the long winter lull of December to March. Mostly famous for schools, Dow Hill might not be a very sought after place but is definitely one of the most haunted places of India. The dense forest of this hill has witnessed several deaths and may be this is the reason why people are scared to their bones while crossing this area. Strange voices and apparitions have been seen by people. There have been reports talking of ghost sightings, many woodsmen who visit the forest have reported seeing a headless boy who suddenly appears and then disappears into the forests.
1. Brij Raj Bhavan Palace in Kota| Rajasthan
The 178-year-old Brij Raj Bhavan Palace of the former princely family of Kota in Rajasthan, which was converted into a heritage hotel in the 1980s has a resident ghost, namely that of Major Burton, who, while serving as the British Resident to Kota, was killed along with his two sons, by Indian sepoys during the 1857 Mutiny. The ghost of Major Burton does not harm anybody.