Places that blow your mind, places that send shivers down your spine, and places that give goosebumps to your delicate skin abound in India’s proximity. There are more than just a few abandoned houses and fortresses where mystery and danger lurk.
While we may terrify ourselves with the idea of visiting these places, there is a small part of us that always wants to know if the ghost story is true or not.
Here is a list of places in India that are scary, mysterious and creepy. We warn you: this is only for the brave of hearts.
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Jatinga Valley, Assam
The unexplained mystery of bird mass suicide has baffled everyone for years. The rare occurrences of birds plummeting between 6:30pm and 9:30pm are anathema.
Khairatabad Science College, Hyderabad
Once a science college, Khairatabad in Hyderabad is now a fortress of dead bodies lying untouched and nonexistent. The presence of disturbing sounds and sight is abundant.
Dumas Beach, Surat, Gujarat
People disappearing at night, weird noises, unexplained human shadows and many more disturbing things are a common sight here. In fact, many people lost their lives during the so-called Dumas expedition.
The Church of the Three Kings, Goa
This church’s notorious paranormal activity keeps visitors and locals away from the area. Years ago, three kings fighting for ownership of this residence killed each other and are believed to have haunted the church ever since.
The unadulterated and unbroken neighborhood of this village takes it to a whole other level of being creepy. This city that was abandoned by its villagers in the middle of the night is cursed and one cannot stay here after sunset.
Tunnel No. 103, Shimla
Inherited with more than just a creepy activity, Tunnel No. 103 sees the reasons for the death of an engineer who was behind its construction. He was harassed for not completing it in time and later shot himself in the same tunnel.
Agrasen Ki Baoli, Delhi
Some say there are invisible bodies following visitors while others hold to the belief that this invisible force forces people to commit suicide by jumping down the stairs. However, the signature design of the architecture is remarkably done!
Kalpalli Cemetery, Bangalore
We don’t need to tell you how mysterious these cemeteries are, and this one is no different. Here a man walks around at odd hours, frightening onlookers and passers-by. Definitely not for the faint of heart.
Bhangarh Fort – Rajasthan
Oh, we’ve all heard stories about Bhangarh and it’s probably India’s most popular ghost destination, for all the wrong reasons. It is the black magic that has cast the downfall of this fortress.
Dow Hill in Kurseong – Darjeeling
It is the story of a decapitated boy who suddenly disappears in the woods. There have been reports of ghost sightings. In fact, many lumberjacks have complained about the deaths of several people, for no apparent reason.
Bengal Marshes – West Bengal
Dappled in the swamps and caused the fishermen to lose their influence, Aleya Lights is said to represent the ghosts of fishermen. It can also lead to drowning if one starts following it.
Fernhill Hotel, Ooty
The recurrence of ghostly happenings caused this hotel to close. Visitors have admitted that unexplained events occurred, especially when an entire floor disappeared.
The Lambi Dehar Mines, Mussoorie
The mines were closed after half a million workers died from coughing blood due to improper mining conditions. Locals believe that the place has turned into a home for a witch who roams the hills at night and claimed a lot of life.
Towers of Silence, Mumbai
Parsi cemeteries are known for their open pit of death. This cemetery near Malabar Hills is home to various paranormal activities due to the spectral powers emanating from this cemetery.
Malcha Mahal, New Delhi
The palace is located in the forest area behind Buddha Garden. Forest officers or local residents, all keep a reasonable distance and think twice before entering the area.
So, do you want to see them? Spooky, isn’t it?