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Mind spending a Night here in these Mysterious Destinations of India.

Dec 28, 2018

It’s time to infuse life into your soul and imagination with the circle of enticing mysteries and enigma that India bestows on us. The country is brimming galore with mysterious spots, places, and fables that span back over centuries. These alluring places give you a beckoning to get explored. Sometimes the path less trodden propels us to these haunting and unforgettable destinations. India is fascinatingly shrouded with its innumerable captivating stories, its profound history, and spine-chilling paranormal activities.

Off the beaten track, here we bring you the below-listed top ten mystifying places in India that will set you off in utter amazement. If you ever visit these places, surely you will realise that so many things happen in this world, which are beyond the realms of any scientific theory and comprehension. Even your own imagination goes past any elucidation on these bizarre situations.

It is one of the most spooky places on earth.
It is one of the most spooky places on earth.

Khooni Nadi – Would you risk a swim here?

The Khooni Nadi also called ‘the bloody river’ flows across the Rohini area in Delhi. It is one of the most spooky places on earth. The place recounts some extremely terrifying happenings whereby people are being sucked inside the river only to be seen never again by an unexplainable mysterious power. The waterway has claimed few lives and their bodies could never be recovered. Doesn’t this sound too scary?

Legend says that the Paliwals and Brahmins, who were the last inhabitants, left the village in the dead of night and never returned.
Legend says that the Paliwals and Brahmins, who were the last inhabitants, left the village in the dead of night and never returned.

Kuldhara Village, Rajasthan – Only for fans of the creepy!

You’ve got to be made of steely nerves to sleep after listening to the string of paranormal events that surround Kuldhara, a nondescript village in Rajasthan. Legend says that the Paliwals and Brahmins, who were the last inhabitants, left the village in the dead of night and never returned. It’s believed that they inflicted a vicious curse on this place. Since then, anyone who has attempted to re-inhabit this place has been chased away by devilish spirits. Mind spending a single night here?

The church remains submerged under the water for many months and resurfaces when the water ebbs.
The church remains submerged under the water for many months and resurfaces when the water ebbs.

Drowning Church – Shettihalli – Bizarre at its best!

Also referred to as a floating church, Shettihalli has its own esoteric feel. The water around the church rise and fall continually. The church remains submerged under the water for many months and resurfaces when the water ebbs. The place is believed to evoke an eerie feeling, especially after the sunset. How about a boat-ride during the monsoons?

Even many people are reported to have gone missing from the beach.
Even many people are reported to have gone missing from the beach.

Dumas beach, Gujarat – Whispers and Goosebumps!

We usually associate beaches with comfort and relaxation under the sun. Surely not for the Dumas beach in Gujarat! Tourists and visitors who have once ventured into this beach are claimed to have heard petrifying whispers or experienced ghosts sauntering down the beach. Even many people are reported to have gone missing from the beach.

Snake worship runs deep in the Indian culture.
Snake worship runs deep in the Indian culture.

Slithering village – Shetpal

Snake worship runs deep in the Indian culture. Shetpal in Maharashtra is a unique place that celebrates harmony and a peaceful co-existence between humans and cobras. Each home provides a resting place for a cobra. It is a compulsory practice in this village. People adopt cobras and live happily with them. The village reports no incident of any snakebite so far. Doesn’t this sound scintillating?

The village is renowned for its populace of more than 500 twin siblings much to anyone’s bewilderment.
The village is renowned for its populace of more than 500 twin siblings much to anyone’s bewilderment.

Kodhini, Kerala – The twin-tale!

One of the strangest places in South India. The village is renowned for its populace of more than 500 twin siblings much to anyone’s bewilderment. This phenomenon is so peculiar that a team of international scientists are conducting research to unearth the exact theory behind this large-scale birth of twins. People believe that the presence of a certain chemical in the water is responsible for this weird manifestation. However, this theory is scientifically dismissed owing to the lack of conclusive evidence.

The region has encountered strange death incidents as well.
The region has encountered strange death incidents as well.

The Ganges in Kolkata – Seeking the ultimate Nirvana!

One of the incredibly famous rivers in the world, Ganges is enshrined as a Goddess and worshipped in India with astounding reverence as the quintessential epitome of purity and holiness. On the contrary, the ghats of the Ganges in Kolkata along the stretch of the Howrah Bridge narrate a different story. Locals insist that these ghats are haunted. They talk about experiencing afterlife sensations and spirits walking along the ghats. The region has encountered strange death incidents as well. 

The place is infamous for its horror-struck paranormal activities.
The place is infamous for its horror-struck paranormal activities.

Bhangarh Fort Alwar, Rajasthan – Beautiful, yet so soul-stirring!

Bhangarh Fort in Alwar is conjectured to be the most haunted place in India. It has a frightening history to offer. Entry to this otherwise unassuming and peaceful fort is strictly forbidden after 6 PM. The place is infamous for its horror-struck paranormal activities. However, it’s a favourite hotspot for ghostbusters and paranormal enthusiasts. Want to have a hair-raising night-out?

Locals tell that the birds don’t actually commit suicide.
Locals tell that the birds don’t actually commit suicide.

Mass bird suicide, Jatinga, Assam – A supernatural frenzy!

As the sun gradually sets, hundreds of birds start falling from the sky. This menacing and fearsome occurrence happens in Jatinga, a tribal belt in Assam and is commonly referred to as a mass bird suicide. Locals tell that the birds don’t actually commit suicide. They attribute this to the presence of evil spirits hovering over that kill the birds and make them descend in a horrific fatal spree.

Well-known Sufi saints Jamali and Kamali were buried in this mosque.
Well-known Sufi saints Jamali and Kamali were buried in this mosque.

Jamali-Kamali Masjid – Delhi – Danger on the prowl!

Well-known Sufi saints Jamali and Kamali were buried in this mosque. There are abundant reports of indecipherable noises and movements by an unknown existence inside the tomb. Even the general freak-factor makes it a harrowing experience as you walk through this 16th-century mausoleum.