5 Spooky places in and around Delhi.
Posted on December 22, 2015 by Ghoomophiro
Paranormal activities often have an extraordinary effect on us and we are attracted in some way or other towards them. If you are a delhite and are adventurous, these are the places for you.
Bhanghgarh Fort, Rajasthan
The ghost town of Bhangarh is one of the scariest, spookiest places and boasts of being amongst the one of the most haunted places in India. The Bhangarh Fort is located on the border of the Sariska Reserve in the Aravali range of hills in Alwar district of Rajasthan. It is around 235 Kms from Delhi. Many TV shows have been shot and folks have encountered paranormal activities in the region. Place is currently owned by ASI, which bans the entry of people in the fort post sunset. Though there are multiple stories, but the commonest one is the tale of a magician who fell in love with the local princess. Despite knowing, the match is impossible, he still moved ahead, but when stopped by the king, being quite the master of dark magic, he casted his spell on the palace which resulted in its doom. Many deaths have been caused due to paranormal activities.
Kuldhara Village, Rajasthan
The village of Kuldhara is popularly known to be a deserted ghost village that has been abandoned since 1800s. Located 17km west of Jaisalmer, it is assumed to carry a curse, and since then no one can spend whole night at the place. The village lies in ruins since then. It was established by the Paliwal Brahmins, who were a very prosperous clan and were known for their business acumen and agricultural knowledge. The mystery story behind the place says that Salim Singh, the minister of the state, once visited this village and fell in love with the beautiful daughter of chieftain and wanted to marry her. The minister also threatened the villagers against grave consequences, if his wishes are not met. The chief of the village along with those of adjoining villages decided to abandon their forefathers land and move on. It is said that the villagers also cast a spell on the village as they left, cursing that no one will inhabit the land in near future. There are stories, that whosever have tried staying have experienced paranormal activities including teams from government organizations.
Feroz Shah Kotla Fort
Situated near the Pragati Maidan metro station in Delhi, the place boasts of being haunted by Djinns, spirits who grant wishes of the people. The fort was built back in 1354 by Feroz Shah Tughlaq, who built Firozabad (one of the seven cities of Delhi). It is situated on Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, where a narrow lane leads to this macabre citadel. In order to get lost in the peace, you can explore massive Ashokan-era stone pillar, Step-well or cells beneath the building platforms. Though there is no story or tale which is being talked about, but yes, every Thursday, you can find locals lighting candles, incense sticks, leaving offerings of milk & grain and writing letters to appease the Djinns in the hope that their long cherished wishes will come true soon. On a lighter note, during conversations it has been revealed that people wishes have been granted and henceforth, they have visiting the place and encouraging others too.
Khooni Nadi, Rohini , Delhi
As the name suggests, the river flows through Rohini region in Delhi boasts of witness many suicides and deaths. Though there is no story associated, but it is believed that mysterious forces in river doesn’t let people to come out and also encourage them to get into it. It is assumed that, it has suck them all, who dared to get inside and tried their luck. Locals also compare it to Barmuda Triangle, though condition is not that severe. Nearest metro station to reach the “Khooni Nadi” is Rohini metro station.
Sanjay Van, near Vasant Kunj Delhi
Sanjay Van is a long 10-km stretch of greenery near Vasant Kunj area of south Delhi and is famous for spooky activities. Area has lot of majaars and ruins of Qila Rai Pithora. Place is known for the free spirits, screams and crawls that get prominent in night and makes the night venturesome for its visitors.
So what are you waiting for? Get your bags backed and explore the unexplored.