Places that creep the hell out of you, places that send shivers down your spine, and places that plant goosebumps on your tender skin are copious to India’s vicinity. There are more than just a few abandoned houses and forts where mystery and danger lurks.
While we may scare ourselves with the idea of visiting these places, there’s a tiny part of us that always wants to know whether the ghost-story is true or not.
So here’s a list of places in India that are scary, mysterious, and eerie. We warn you: this is only for the brave-hearts.
Jatinga Valley, Assam
The unexplained mystery of mass bird suicide has kept everyone in sheer bewilderment for years. The rare phenomena of birds plummeting between 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm is a sight of plain horror.
Khairatabad Science College, Hyderabad
Once a science college, Khairatabad in Hyderabad is now a fort of dead bodies that lie untouched and undisposed . The presence of disturbing noises and sight is copious.
Dumas Beach, Surat, Gujarat
People disappearing during nights, weird noises, unexplained human shadows and a lot more unsettling things are a common sight here. In fact, a lot of people lost their lives during the so-called Dumas expedition.
The Church Of Three Kings, Goa
The infamous paranormal activities of this church keep visitors and locals far from the vicinity. Years ago, three kings who fought for the ownership of this property killed each other and are believed to haunt the church ever since.
The unadulterated and uninterrupted neighbourhood of this village takes it to an altogether different level of being eerie. This town which was abandoned by its villagers in the middle of the night is cursed, and one can’t stay here past sunset.
Tunnel No. 103, Shimla
Inherited with more than just one uncanny activity, Tunnel No. 103 beholds 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 that there are invisible bodies that follow visitors while others firmly abide by the belief that these invisible force compel people to commit suicide by jumping from the stairs. However, the signature design of its architecture is remarkably done!
Kalpalli Cemetery, Bangalore
We need not tell you how mysterious these graveyards are, and this one is no different. Here, a man goes about lurking at odd hours, scaring the hell out of onlookers and passersby. Definitely, not for the faint heart.
Bhangarh Fort – Rajasthan
Oh, we all have heard stories about Bhangarh and it is probably India’s most popular haunted destination, for all the wrong reasons. It’s the black-magic that cast the doom of this fort.
Dow Hill in Kurseong – Darjeeling
It’s the story of a headless boy who suddenly disappears in the woods. There have been reports talking about ghost sightings. In fact, many woodsmen have complained about deaths of several people, for no apparent reason.
Bengal Swamps – West Bengal
Spotted in the marshes and causing the fishermen to lose their bearing, Aleya Lights are said to represent the ghosts of fishermen. It may also lead to drowning if one starts to follow it.
Fernhill Hotel, Ooty
The recurrence of spooky events caused this hotel to shut down. Visitors have admitted to the occurrence of unexplained events, especially about an entire floor disappearing.
The Lambi Dehar Mines, Mussoorie
The mines were shut after half a million workers died coughing blood due to improper mining conditions. Locals believe that the place has turned into a home for a witch who walks down the hills at night and has claimed much life.
Towers of Silence, Mumbai
Parsi cemeteries are known for their open well of death. This cemetery located near Malabar Hills is home to several paranormal activities because of spectral forces emanating from this cemetery.
Malcha Mahal, New Delhi
The palace is situated in the forest area behind Buddha Garden. Forest officers or locals, all keep a fair distance and think twice before entering the premises.
So, do you wish to see them? Spooky, ain’t it?