If you had ever wondered, Rajasthan is only the place rich in its royal culture, magnificent mountains, palpable cuisines and ethnic attires, then this aspect of the region would force you to break the onset traditional image of the historical place. The region holds numerous haunted places which could give you nightmares at a glance.
In this article, we will show you a glimpse of such locations, and tell you about the stories that may or may not be true, which you could encounter while you visit Rajasthan.
- Kuldhara Village
A small ghost town, situated in Rajasthan is one of the most haunted places in India according to ASI. It has all the ingredients of a classic horror tale. As per the folklore, a long time ago in around the 1800s, it was the home of a community, who overnight left the village deserted and cursed it, to eventually stop a minister from forcibly marrying a beautiful girl of the village. After that, the place never witnessed any inhabitant and turned into ruins. The village was later checked by the paranormal society and found some evidence of ghosts and spirits here.
- Bhangarh Fort
Often said to be the most haunted place in India. The fort was built on a hillside by King Madho Singh. It is believed that once a wizard fell in love with Princess Ratnavati and conspired to trap and marry her. Soon princess got to know the reality which resulted in the death of the wizard. Before dying, he cursed the village following which it soon deserted.
Brij Raj Bhavan
The Brij Bhavan is located in Kota is now a heritage hotel that is said to be haunted by a British major. During the mutiny of 1857, Indian Sepoy killed Major Charles and his family, who was the employee of East India Company. It is believed that the harmless spirit is still present in the place.
This is a weird residential place in Rajasthan. The stories float on the streets that once there was a king who was very greedy and inefficient. Many villagers died of starvation here and cursed the place. It is believed that people could see witches roaming in the night, who ask help from the tourist. These witches look the same as shown in Bollywood films with white dresses, open hair.
NH-79 Dudu village
It is famed as the ‘road that asks blood’. The portion of road situated on NH-79 near Dudu village. It is believed that many years ago when child marriage was prevalent in India, a 5-year girl was forced to marry a 3-year boy. The mother of the girl was reluctant to marriage and she ran away towards the highway to seek help. Apparently, she was struck by a tourist vehicle that killed her and her child.
These are the few haunted places that you could visit in your Rajasthan tour packages. The spooky stories related to every place, may or may not be true, but it is surely an anecdote.