India’s 5 Most Mystical and Spooky Places

15 mystical and alluring places in India that even the uninitiated should see at least once

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There are so many places in India that are both alluring and frightening at the same time. The endlessly beautiful nature and the ancient history of this country, which goes back to the depths of centuries. To visit India and not visit the most famous for its mystical places – it’s just a crime! Centuries-old secrets of abandoned cities and forts, where captivating mysteries lurk and potential danger tickles the nerves. So, here’s a list of places in India that are beautiful, mysterious and alluring. Only, attention, a pass here is only an incredible curiosity and courage.

1. Jatinga Valley, Assam

Jatinga Valley.

From the outside, Jatinga Valley is no different from hundreds of others in the mountains of the Indian state of Assam. In the middle of it is a village where ordinary village life unhurriedly goes on, where nothing has changed for centuries. Only once a year does the place come alive. An unexplained phenomenon called the Night of the Falling Birds happens.

It happens at the end of summer. Campfires are lit in the village square. Toward nightfall, huge flocks of birds appear. They circle so low that you can reach out with your hand. The birds just drop dead on the ground. The inhabitants have no choice but to pick up their heaven-sent prey, pluck it, and roast it over the fire for a festive meal. It lasts up to three nights and has been repeated for decades. The locals believe it is a gift from the gods for their righteousness.

2. Hyderabad Science College.

Hyderabad Science College.

Once there was a serious outbreak of influenza in the college. Students were dying en masse. Because of this, one of the rooms in the main building was designated a temporary morgue. The doors to the room were painted red to keep other people out and avoid infection. The doors were repainted when the epidemic was over, but the red color shines through no matter how many coats of paint.

3. Dumas Beach, Surat, Gujarat.

Dumas Beach.

Who doesn’t love to hear stories that have a hint of drama, thrills and hundreds of ghosts? One such story involves Dumas Beach in Gujarat. It is equally realistic and thrilling. One of the most popular attractions in Surat. Hordes of tourists visit this beach every day. Only when it starts to get dark, everyone hurries to leave this place.

The mystical hue of the beach is given not only by its history, but also by the fact that the sand there is black. The fact is that Dumas beach was once used as a Hindu burial ground. Locals say that the sand acquired its color because of the huge amount of ash from the burning of the dead. Rumor has it that those who stayed here overnight then disappeared without a trace. Tourists are not deterred by this at all, but rather the opposite.

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4. Church of the Three Kings, Goa.

Three Kings Church, Goa.

It is located near the village of Kalsinum, on the hill Guleim, in Goa. The church is famous for celebrating the festival of the Three Kings every year on January 6. Anyone can take part. The views of the surrounding green areas and the Arabian Sea from here are breathtaking. Here you can enjoy the silence and the incredibly beautiful nature.

It is said that this church is haunted. There is a legend that Goa was home to three Portuguese kings who vied with each other for power in the country. There were certain political and diplomatic obligations between them. One day one of them invited the other two here and poisoned them. Subsequently, he himself lost power and was forced to commit suicide. Such a historical drama keeps this mysterious and amazingly beautiful place.

5. Kuldhara, Rajasthan

Kuldhara, Rajasthan.

In Rajasthan, near the border with Pakistan, there is a mysterious abandoned village. It is called Kuldhara. Two centuries ago, all its inhabitants mysteriously disappeared. Locals believe that the place is cursed. It is a ghost village where no one wants to live. Few people find the courage to visit this ominous place, and even fewer of them would dare to stay overnight in the cursed haunted village.

6. Tunnel No. 103, Shimla

Tunnel No. 103, Shimla.

This tunnel is the most recent one in the direction of Shimla. This engineering marvel, built in 1903, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with the Darjeeling and Nilgiri Mountain Railways. This railway route is listed in the Guinness Book of Records for the steepest ascent to a height of 96 kilometers.

The tunnel could not be completed on time and the engineer who was building it was afraid of punishment and committed suicide. It is said that his ghost wanders the tunnel and scares passersby.

7. Agrasen Ki Baoli, Delhi

Agrasen Ki Baoli, Delhi.

There is no specific record of exactly when this stepped well was built. Historians believe that it was built during the Mahabharta period by a king named Maharaja Agrasen. The monument has over a hundred steep steps with several carved arches. Tourists love to take selfies there. The notoriety of the place is that it is often visited by souls who are tired of life and want to end their lives.

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8. Kalpalli Cemetery, Bangalore

Kalpalli Cemetery, Bangalore.

This cemetery is more frightening than other graveyards. It is said that a certain man wanders around the graves here and disappears if you go near him. Visitors claim that the air here is so heavy that one can barely breathe. In addition, a strange feeling as if someone is watching them constantly accompanies them. Even the local guards try not to walk here after sunset.

9. Bhangarh Fort, Rajasthan

Bhangarh Fort , Rajasthan.

Among the historical sites of India, the Bhangarh Fort, located in the state of Rajasthan, occupies a special place. The notoriety of the old fort is so strong that a special sign has been placed on the approach to the ruins to warn of the dangers of these places. Visitors are not allowed to enter the territory of the fort from darkness until dawn. Local residents since ancient times have read that a curse has been put on these places.

According to one legend, the fort was cursed by the sorcerer Singh. He was unrequitedly in love with a princess who lived in the fort. When he died, war broke out. Everyone died in it, including the cold princess.

10. Doe Hill in Courson, Darjeeling

Doe Hill at Kurson, Darjeeling.

The town of Courson, also known as the land of white orchids, is a small hill station located in Darjeeling. Various unexplained accidents often occur here. Despite the beautiful forest, a disturbing feeling envelops the place. Locals claim that mysterious noises are often heard in the corridors of the Victoria Boys’ School here. Lumberjacks say they saw the ghost of a boy walking along the road and then disappearing without a trace into the woods.

11. the Bengal swamps

Bengal swamps.

About these famous places really walks quite a lot of strange rumors and legends. The terrain here is almost impassable and dangerous, so it is quite little explored. For many kilometers around are swamps, where many people disappear every year. The area is adjacent to the Bay of Bengal, so the fresh water is mixed with the salt water and is not suitable for drinking. To get lost here is a death sentence. If you do decide to visit this haunted and haunted place, be very careful.

12. Dehar Mina’s Lambi, Mussouri

Dehar Meena's Lambi, Mussoorie.

These mines were closed after five dozen thousand workers died of a disease that caused a terrible cough. This was due to the terrible conditions in which they worked. Locals, however, believe that the miners died because of the curse of a witch who lived here and they disturbed her.

13. Tower of Silence, Mumbai

Tower of Silence, Mumbai.

The Tower of Silence is a burial ground. According to custom, when a local resident dies, the body is taken to the Tower of Silence and laid out in the open air for the feeding of scavenger birds. The uppermost row by the wall is reserved for men’s bodies, the middle one for women, and the lowest one for children. The bodies are thrown here until they are completely desiccated.

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14. Malha Mahal, New Delhi

Malha Mahal, New Delhi.

The monument, located in the forest near the garden of the Buddha, is avoided by locals and travelers alike. The reason for this is the strange events associated with the sudden appearance of ghostly hound dogs. The place reeks of sadness, tragedy and mystery. The last resident passed away in 2016 after spending more than thirty years as a hermit.

15. Fernhill Hotel, Ooty.

Fernhill Hotel, Ooty.

One day the guests heard a noise above their room. They complained to the receptionist, but it turned out that no one lived upstairs. Subsequently, similar complaints about strange noises came so often that the hotel was forced to close.

India – a beautiful country where beautiful nature meets mystical mysteries and secrets. Savor the splendor of its attractions and dive into its incredibly ancient history is definitely worth it.

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What country can boast so many mystical stories, legends and rumors as mysterious India? If you’re bored with the bright, bustling and fragrant face of Bharat , explore its dark mysterious side by visiting India’s most mystical places. Half-forgotten villages deep in the dangerous jungle, scary rituals, mystical places where people disappear – India is full of mystery and enigma.

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Shetpal – India’s mystical place where snakes are worshipped

In a small Indian village in Maharashtra state, there is an ancient custom that would send a chill down the spine of modern man – the villagers are neighbors with dangerous poisonous snakes. Not only are they not killed or driven away from their homes, but they make special nests in different parts of the house so that the cold-blooded neighbors have a place to rest and breed.

Shetpal snakes in mystical India

All homes have snake “dormitories”.

Snakes move freely around the village, basking on rocks, even children play with them. As creepy as such a neighborhood may seem, so far there have been no reports of the death of the inhabitants of this place from a snake bite. No other way is it that the ancestors of the Shetpals made a mystical pact with the first snakes.

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Rama Setu mystical bridge

According to the Indian epic Ramayana, the monkey king Hanuman and his army built a bridge between India and Ceylon to rescue the king’s wife from captivity. Not a drop of bonding mortar was used in the process. On each stone, industrious monkeys carved the name of the Indian god Rama and threw it into the water. It was the mystical power of the Indian god’s name that made the stones stick together.

Rama Setu Bridge - India's mystical place

Rama Setu Bridge, view from space

Today, any visitor to mysterious India can admire the remains of Rama Setu and feel the mystical aura of the place with their own feet. Who knows, maybe that’s where your own mystical journey to the west will begin.

Mystic India - Rama Setu Bridge

So in the ancient books the building of the bridge is described

Kerala’s terrible bloody rains

In the summer of 2001, a mysterious event occurred in the Indian state of Kerala – there were rains of water stained with an eerie bloody color throughout the area. Obviously, such a phenomenon did not go unnoticed, and the media immediately drew attention to these places.

Mystic India - bloody rain in Kerala

Scientists have never found an explanation for the phenomenon.

Because of the characteristic color of the water, the inhabitants of India thought the rain was an omen of terrible events, a punishment of the higher forces and the beginning of the end of the world. Their fears were not confirmed, and a careful analysis of the rainwater showed that it was perfectly safe for living organisms. Nevertheless, the bloody rain of Kerala is a fascinating mysterious event, and the place where it happened is worth a visit for every lover of mysticism and mystery.

The place of thousands of bird deaths

This place in India could be called the most ordinary, if it were not for the mysterious behavior of birds. From September to October over the Indian valley Jatinga fly thousands of migratory birds, some of which for reasons still unknown lose control over themselves and crashed to death on rocks and trees.

Mystic Places of India - Jatinga Valley

Thousands of birds of all kinds find a final resting place here

Ornithologists and biologists from all over the world flock to the site, but the reasons for the mysterious suicides have still not been found. Perhaps it’s due to magnetic field anomalies or gases, or maybe this place has a terrible mystical influence.

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In the small town of Deshnok in Rajasthan stands the Karni Mata Mandir temple, and it is filled with rats. But it’s not because of the place’s disgusting sanitary condition, which is not uncommon in mysterious India, but because of the mystical significance of the animals themselves.

Mystical place in India - Karni Mata Temple

Would you like to meditate in the company of rats?

They are considered reincarnations of the family members of the Indian saint Karni Mata, so harming rats is strictly forbidden. And when one of the rats dies, it is replaced by a small golden statue. About 20,000 animals live within the walls of this strange place, and if you dare to enter, be prepared for the constant rustling of thousands of little paws around.

A place to worship rats - an Indian temple

Mystical tricks of gravity in Ladakh

Not far from the Indian city of Leh there is a mystical place where the laws of physics violate themselves. The “Magnetic Hill,” so nicknamed for its unusual properties, attracts a mass of tourists. Some decide to visit India just because of this place. Here, because of an unusual optical illusion, you can see how a car or ball by itself slowly moves uphill instead of rolling downhill.

Magnetic Hill - mystical place in India

Magnetic Hill is a popular spot for mystery lovers

The Indian banyan tree that holds up the sky

The banyan is a tree from the mulberry family, famous for its unusual appearance. Sprouting from a single seed, it is capable of creating an entire forest while remaining the only tree in it. This plant itself is breathtaking, and under its giant crown there is always a mystical semi-darkness and coolness of ancient forests.

Mystic India - The Great Banyan

The Great Banyan attracts tourists from all over the world

The Great Banyan in Howrah, India, first saw the light 250 years ago and since then, increasingly entrenched in the ground with new aerial roots, has grown to an area of 1.5 hectares. The enigmatic tree-forest is the best possible symbol of human consciousness, in which many processes are interconnected and support each other, while remaining united.

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India is mysterious and open. It is happy to share its mysteries

The whole of India is a great mystical place, where everyone can find a mystery to their liking. Amazing intricate myths, ancient meditation techniques, eerie but alluring rituals, mysterious hermit monks and ascetic cannibals – only in India you can find in one place food for the mind, pleasure for the senses and temptation for the stomach.

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