Rajasthan, known for its ancient buildings and tales of the royals, is considered as a famous tourist destination. But the real haunted stories of the most haunted places of Rajasthan will spook your nightmares tonight.
If you have that nerve to keep your body and soul together, scroll down to encounter the real ghosts at the 7 most haunted places in Rajasthan. Explore the torment.
1. Rana Kumbha Palace
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The Rana Kumbha Palace of Chittorgarh is a place where you will definitely meet a ghost. Considered to be one of the scariest places in Rajasthan, the secret chambers and the scream of the ladies here, will haunt the shit out of you.
History behind: Legend has it that when the sultan of Delhi, Alauddin Khilji attacked the palace, Maharani Padmini performed the Jauhar (self-immolation) along with 700 female followers. Ever since, many incidents have been witnessed at this Rajasthan haunted place where people heard the screams of women asking for help to save their empire.
Spooky incident: Around a year back a group of friends stayed back one night at the palace to observe if there were any paranormal activities happening. While exploring the passages, one of them heard a voice asking for help. Shocked and frightened as they turned around, they saw a lady standing in royal attire with a burnt face!
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2. NH-79 Near Dudu Village
Famed as the road that asks for blood, the Ajmer-Udaipur highway is one of the most haunted places in Rajasthan. Dudu village located close by has numerous ghastly stories associated to it.
History behind: A long time back when child marriage was prevalent in India, a 5 days old infant girl was to be married off to a 3 year old toddler. The mother of the baby girl was against the wedding and she ran away towards the highway to ask for help where she was hit by a tourist vehicle that killed her and the child instantly.
Spooky incident: While driving down the Ajmer-Udaipur highway, three friends encountered the ghost of a lady carrying a baby in her arms. She sat at the back seat and guided them out of the village. Thinking it might be a nightmare, the friends took it lightly but the incident lasted for more than 15 minutes which still haunts them!
3. Nahargarh Fort
Nahargarh Fort stands at the edge of the Aravalli hills, overlooking the pink city of Jaipur. The walls of the fort were built sky high to disconnect the royals from the world. The grandeur of the palace cannot hide the spook of one of the most haunted places in Rajasthan.
History behind: The fort was built by Sawai Raja Man Singh with Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort. The king was so passionate about this particular fort that he built for his queens that even after his death, the Nahargarh Fort is haunted by his ghost.
Spooky incident: There’s always a need to renovate the older buildings to preserve it for future generation. It is said that the owner of that restoration organization was found dead mysteriously in his house.
4. Brij Raj Bhavan
Next on our list of haunted places in Rajasthan is the Brij Raj Bhavan. The majestic mansion is now a heritage hotel which is haunted by the spirit of an English soldier. As much as it looks beautiful on the outside, it is considered to be the most horror place in Rajasthan.
History behind: During Sepoy Mutiny, Major Burton who was an employee of the East India Co. was killed along with his family by Indian militants at the Brij Raj Bhavan. The locals say that the ghost of Major Burton meanders in this spooky place in Rajasthan.
Spooky incident: Queen of Kota conquered the palace after Major Burton was killed by the army. Apparently, Queen of Kota spoke to the journalists claiming to have seen the ghost of dead Major Burton. The spirit is harmless and causes no physical damage to the fort. However, the ghost of Burton has a habit of hitting the dozing security guards.
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5. Kuldhara Village
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This formidable village of Rajasthan has a strange story that no nobody believes in. Kuldhara is a deserted land because of the curse that an immoral minister has got in his time. Spend a night and tell us how it feels to be on the land of visitant.
History behind: The village is abandoned since 1800s, for a curse that cannot be lifted. A sinful minister forcefully wanted to marry a beautiful villager and threatened her family to take hold of her. The villagers left the place leaving an undying spell so that no one could ever live or breed on this land.
Spooky incidence: This terribly haunted place of Rajasthan was checked by the paranormal society of New Delhi. Most of the stories that people say is true for the curse that roams around. Detectors and the ghost-box have recorded voices of the dead villagers and they have even revealed their names. There were also scratches on the car and foot prints of the children on the mud. Spooky much?
Beyond the beautiful palaces of Rajasthan, this tourist place has a haunted vibe attached to it. This is because the uncanny place is a residential area where people actually live with the witches.
History behind: The king of this haunted place in Rajasthan was greedy and conceited. Many villagers cursed him while dying of starvation. The souls of those villagers still ask for help from the tourists.
Spooky incident: The people living in the residential area have seen witches walking around the roads of Jagatpura. These witches look same as in classic Indian horror tales-white dress, old, grey hair hanging loose over the face. It is quite an eerie experience to walk after night here.
7. Bhangarh Fort
Bhangarh Fort, one of the most haunted places in India, does not need any introduction. This famous tourist place will spook the hell out of you! Even if it’s listed at the end here but it surely ranks at the top whenever we talk about any haunted tales.
History behind: A popular tale behind the spookiness of the fort claims that a tantric wanted to marry the queen of the fort — Rani Ratnawati. After learning about his evil thoughts, Rani got the tantric who use to do black magic at her palace.
Spooky incidents: The fort is the spot for encountering incidents like ghost of the tantric shouting, a women crying for help, and the clinking sound of the bangles.
You too have seen a ghost at any of these haunted places in Rajasthan? If yes, share your story with us. If you know of more such hidden spooky areas in Rajasthan, do share them in the comments below!
Frequently Asked Questions About Haunted Places In Rajasthan
Q: What are the most haunted places in Jaipur?
A: Famous sites like that of Bhangarh Fort, and Brijraj Bhavan are some of the most haunted places in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
Q: Which is the most haunted place in Jaisalmer?
A: Kuldhara Village is the most haunted place in Jaisalmer wherein paranormal activity has been witnessed on many levels.
Q: Are ghost tours available for such sites in Rajasthan?
A: Guided tours are available only for few places but not for all. Majority of the haunted places in Rajasthan are not open for visiting late in the evening for safety reasons. Hence, for those those who’re looking forward to explore these places, may do so at their own risk.
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