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Ghostly Encounters – Top 5 haunted destinations of India

Ghostly Encounters - Top 5 spookiest destinations of India
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It’s time for some hocus-pocus on your next trip! From the forbidden monuments to the daunting residencies and ghoulish villages to the menacing cities, India is full of creepy adventures. The silent nooks and corners of this multi-faceted country whisper hair-raising tales of agonized spirits and vengeful ghosts. Take a candlelit tour through the mysterious lanes and you are sure to be horror-struck by the touch of unseen hands, the sensation of being watched and sound of squeaky footsteps following you.

So hold on tight for a spine-tingling ride through some of the spookiest hotspots of India:

Bhangarh Fort, Rajasthan


Bhangarh Fort in Rajasthan was established in 1631 by King Sawai Madho Singh.  This gloomy old palace is perceived to be inhabited by tormented souls, cursed by a black magician who was in love with the Princess of Bhangarh. Considered to be one of the most haunted destinations in the world, there persists a belief that anybody who has been to this place after dusk never comes back.

D’Souza Chawl Of Mahim, Mumbai

D'Souza Chawl Of Mahim, Mumbai

Possessing an intimidating atmosphere, D’Souza Chawl will make your skin crawl and leave you trembling with fear. Rumours say that the ghost of a lady who lost her life while drawing water from the well is seen lurking around at midnight and disappearing when the sun rises.

GP Block, Meerut

GP block meerut

Reported to be brimming with unexplained paranormal activities, GP Block is one of the scariest places situated in Uttar Pradesh. According to the lore, four boys are seen sitting together and enjoying alcohol by the light of a candle. Many passer-bys also claim to have witnessed a woman dressed in red clothes coming in and out of the block.

Shaniwarwada Fort, Pune

Shaniwarwada Fort, Pune

Haunted by the soul of a 13 year old prince, this rugged fort is perfect to be startled by paranormal occurrences. Legend has it that the prince was murdered by his relative and is believed to be wandering around at full moon nights seeking revenge.

Agrasen Ki Baoli, Delhi

Agrasen ki Baoli in NewDelhi

Situated near Connaught Place, Agrasen Ki Baoli is an ancient step well that was filled with black water and apparently believed to coax people into committing suicide. Every corner of this ghastly monument proclaims the evidence of spiritual sightings.

So are you ready to bump into some shadowy apparitions? This holiday, delve into the supernatural world and unravel the mystery of some of the most haunted destinations of India!

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