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Explore the Unexplored: 3 Most Haunted Places in India

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Do ghosts exist? This is one of the most frequently pondered questions by many. There is no definite answer to such a complex question. Many believe god exists. That is simply an abstract idea. God and evil are like two sides of a coin. One cannot exist without the other now, can it? God represents the good side, then what about the bad? Is it spirits? Ghosts, maybe? Read more to know about three of the scariest haunted places in India.

Haunted Places in India: Feeling the chills?

For those who are curious about the supernatural and not satisfied by the jump-scares on the silver screen, you are in the right place. Some places in India are the most haunted, scarier than the rest. The bone-chilling legends behind the phenomenon are sure to give you the adrenaline rush you are seeking.

A horror tale of Raj Kiran Hotel, Lonavla

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Raj Kiran Hotel Lonavala (Image source: youtube.com)

Imagine lying down in your bed in the dark, tossing and turning, unable to sleep. Your instincts go haywire and you feel a strange disturbance. You were sure that you saw something like a blue light near the end of the bed. Just when you are drifting off into slumber, the blanket is yanked off you. The scream is caught in your throat as you scramble to the head off the bed and look around. Nothing. There is no one here.

This scene is something straight out of Conjuring, isn’t it? Well, this is what is happening in a particular room in Raj Kiran Hotel of Lonavla. Dare to visit this place for the real-life thrill you wish to seek?

The mysterious Bhangarh Fort, Rajasthan

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Bhangarh Fort, Rajasthan (Image source: hellotravel.com)

The fort was built by the then ruling king, Madho Singh around the year 1613. The famous myth behind the haunting is that of the story of Ratnavati. A tantrik smitten by the princess’ beauty, tried to lure her with black magic but the plan backfired and caused his death. Before dying, he cursed the entire city to death. That was the start of the ruin of Bhangarh.

People have claimed to hear strange noises of screaming and crying. In addition, a strange smell engulfs the place along with ghostly shadows and strange lights. This is all said to happen after dusk. The people believe in this legend so much that even the authorities have prohibited anyone from entering the premises after sunset and before sunrise. Hard to believe? Maybe, but it sure is an interesting mystery.

The Ghost beach of Dumas, Gujarat

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Dumas Beach, Gujarat (Image source: fearandyou.in)

The Dumas Beach is one of the most haunted places in India. It is located along the Arabian Sea, located 21 km southwest of the Surat city of Gujarat. The never-ending black sand (which is believed to be ash) stretching across the horizon, the chilling evening wind and gloomy darkness are a terrifying combination.

The locals have many theories of the haunting of the beach. They say it was the spirit of the dead people who met a fateful end when the tsunami hit. Others believe the beach was a Hindu burial ground long back and the dead spirits seamlessly roam the beach. True or not, it is truly a compelling story.

Pack up your gears and head to these haunted places in India. The findings will surprise you. Warning: Don’t go alone.

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