20 Most Haunted Places In India

Here is the list of Most Haunted Places in India:

1. Indian Ghost Town of Bhangarh – Ajabgarh, Rajasthan

The Indian Ghost Town of Bhangarh, Rajasthan is one of the scariest places in India to visit, in addition to being one of the most abandoned places in India. However, this tag has not perturbed visitors from making frequent trips to this ghost town.

Located near a famous forest in the area, this town is now slowly luring visitors from around the area, and country, to visit it. However, it should be noted that if you decide to visit the town after sunset, you will be not be allowed. In fact, there is a strict warning that it is out of bounds after the sun sets.

The story which this town is well-known for tells the tale of how a magician who was in love with the local princess of the area was forbidden to ever fall in love with her. Unhappy with the decision, he decided to cast a spell on her to make her surrender to him. However, the princess, who was also a disciple of the occult learned of his plans and found a way to kill him.

Even before his death, the magician cast a dark spell on the palace which caused its doom. Despite the story surrounding the ruins, it still is a fascinating place to visit. In fact, it has also been officially promoted as a tourist destination. However, once night falls, the place becomes deserted, leaving the darkness to engulf it once again till morning comes.

2. Bombay Supreme Court – Bombay

For over 30 years whenever a murder trial is conducted here a vengeful bilingual ghost makes itself known by cursing and terrorizing anyone brave (or foolish) enough to enter.

3. Delhi cant – Delhi

Most of the times, people see a lady standing in white dress asking for lift. if you go thru she will run as fast as the car runs & people reported her sitting there

4. Dumas Beach- Gujarat 

Dumas Beach in Gujarat already has an ominous ring to its name. Therefore, it is not surprising that it is considered as one of the most haunted places in India. This beach is located very near Surat, one of the developed cities of the state. This particular beach draws countless visitors almost every day as legend has it that the winds which blow fiercely come along with whispers.

In fact, it is believed that there have been many people who have lost their lives here. Also, if you are a brave heart, you can test the waters yourself by taking a midnight stroll along the beach, if you have company. If the testimonies are anything to go by, then you will also be greeted by warnings asking you to not cross a certain line while on the beach.

It is also believed that this beach was for long used as a Hindu burial ground, therefore, being the resting place of tortured souls. There have also been reports of people disappearing mysteriously and having never been found again. However, if you still want to visit the beach to do some exploring of your own, then go ahead and do so if you have the stomach for it! You will find Dumas Beach one of the most mysterious places in India.

5. Raj Kiran Hotel – Lonavla, Maharashtra

Reports of bed sheets being pulled off and continue to be pulled even after the guest is woken up. This room is in the corner and at the backside of the reception on the ground floor itself.

6. The Vrindavan Society – Thane

The Vrindavan Society in Thane, considered as one of the most famous housing societies of Thane, is also the spot where many of its residents and night guards have experienced paranormal activity. However, this is perhaps the most unassuming place to be haunted as the society is beautifully constructed with spacious apartments, considered by many as a prime piece of real estate.

However, it has been reported that there was once a man who lived in the society who happened to commit suicide. Therefore, his spirit is presumed to haunt the society at night. In fact, the night guards have witnessed a lot of strange activities which have also included a guard getting slapped in the face with such force that he nearly toppled from his chair.

Even as the other guard patrolling the other side of the society came to his rescue, they both could not find anyone around. With this incident, the residents are careful not to enter the society too late in the night, lest they fall prey to the ghost’s wrath too.  However, the housing society still remains one of the best in the suburb of Thane.


7. Ramoji Film City – Hyderabad

It is a big film city in Hyderabad,(like universal studios) the hotels in Ramoji film city are haunted. They say that the film city is built on war grounds of the Nizam sultans. Witnesses report the lights kept on top keep falling off, the light men- who sit with the lights on top have been pushed so many times and many have had grievous injuries.

The food left in rooms also gets scattered around the room and strange marks are left on the mirror, some script…. resembling Urdu…the language spoken by the sultans. Girls are the ghosts’ favorite to haunt. They trouble the girls so much, they tear their clothes, knock on the bathroom doors while the outside doors are locked. They create havoc. Many preventive measures have been taken to prevent hauntings……but of no use…they keep coming back after sometime.

8. Sanjay Van (near Qutab Institutional Area) – New Delhi

Sanjay Van is a huge forest area spread over around 10 kms. There is a cremation ground also there, many people have reported having seen a lady dressed in a white saree appearing and disappearing suddenly.


9.  The Brij Raj Bhavan Palace in Kota – Rajasthan 

The Brij Raj Bhavan Palace in Kota, Rajasthan should also be on your itinerary as one of the most ghostly places in India. This old palace which has now been converted into something of a heritage hotel is apparently haunted by a British ghost who was killed during the Revolt of 1857.

There are some who also add that a Major Burton (the ghost) along with his sons was shot right inside the palace and therefore, he haunts the place. In fact, in this palace, considered by many as one of the most mysterious places in India, the ghost of the Major does not really harm anyone, but during the night, there have been reports of guards getting slapped in the face. Therefore, visit the palace at your own risk.

10. Agrasen ki Baoli, Hailey Road – New Delhi

Do you know how it feels to be stalked? Being constantly watched and followed, wherever you go. It is even more terrifying when the entity following you is not living and unknown. The Agrasen ki Baoli, is an age old step well located on Hailey Road in New Delhi.

It is very popular for its antiquated architecture, but unfortunately has no records of who built it and when. According to the sources, people who have visited this Agrasen ki Baoli claim that something invisible followed them and the faster they ran the quicker it chased. Presently this sight is being taken care by the ASI, since it has historical significance.

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11. Sanjay Gandhi National Park – Mumbai

Sanjay Gandhi National Park, one of the most visited parks is amongst the haunted places in India. ‘Mamma told me, don’t be talking to strangers, because strangers are danger’. These lyrics from a very famous dance number are genuinely applicable at Sanjay Gandhi National Park.

The wilderness at this park is engulfed with something really creepy.  Visitors claim that they have come across a spirit of a lady dressed in white who asks for a lift. The guards here have also acknowledged the fact that the park is infected by a spirit and it is highly advisable that the travellers avoid giving lifts.

12. Mukesh Mills – Mumbai

Mukesh Mills is one of the most famous haunted places in India. Due to a disastrous fire at the mill, in the year 1980 it was shut down. Since then it has been deserted. This place came to limelight when the film industry started using it for shooting horror movies. But the cast and crew of these movies started witnessing paranormal activities.

Even today several actors say no to shooting at this mill. One of the most told tale is when one of the actresses who was at the mills shooting for a movie warned the crew members to leave the place immediately in a manly voice. They all believed that she was possessed by a spirit who dwelled in those mills.

13. Three Kings Church – Goa

The Three Kings Church is located in Goa. As per a tale there were three kings, who were fighting to get this property and even killed each other in this battle. Locals and visitors claim that this church is possessed by the spirits of these three kings.

They believe that their soul roam around the premises. If you are a daredevil then explore this spooky place in India.

14. The Lambi Dehar Mines – Mussoorie

The Lambi Dehar Mines at Mussoorie, witnessed a very terrifying incident a few years ago. It is looked upon as one of the most haunted places in India. Over a million miners who worked here died due to inappropriate working conditions.

The sorrowful fact is that they died coughing blood. The sources claim that this place has been haunted by a witch and that she is often seen on these hills. They also mentioned that this witch has killed many people.

15. House Number W-3, Greater Kailash – Delhi

They entered the house and heard him whisper, listening to him she laughed. It was strange because they could just hear them and not see them. How could they see them? The old couple had died a few years ago.

The tale tells that there was a very old couple who resided in House Number W-3 in Delhi and were brutally murdered a couple of years ago. People believe that the eerie voices heard by visitors are their voices. That their soul haunts this house and they still reside here.

16. Tunnel 33 – Shimla

Tunnel number 33, has instilled fear in the minds of travellers being one of the creepiest haunted places in India. This tunnel falls on the Shimla-Kalka railway stretch. It is the longest and straightest tunnel located close to the Barog railway station.

This tunnel is also historically significant, since it was suppose to be built by Captain Barog, a British engineer. But he could not complete the job, and was fired from the job and was ridiculed. In depression he one day went to the tunnel and shot himself. It is believed that his friendly spirit still haunts the tunnel. There are many more paranormal activities reported here.

17. South Park Cemetery – Kolkata

Built in 1767, South Park is one of the oldest cemeteries in India. It is located in Kolkata. Trespassers have reported seeing shadows here and have also sensed some paranormal activities.

The stories state that whoever visited this place experienced dizziness and fell sick. Some of the unusual occurrences at the South Park cemetery were captured through cameras. The locals do not enter this place after sunset. It is one amongst the creepiest haunted places in India.

18. Bengal Swamps – West Bengal (Aleya Ghost Lights)

At times the lights lure them to death and at times they bring them to light. It’s confusing whether these Aleya lights or marsh ghost lights are harmful or friendly. Fishermen in Bengal claim to have seen lights that cannot be explained.

These lights are deceptive, they mislead the fishermen resulting in their drowning to death and then several bodies have been swept to the shore. But there are also incidences when these lights have warned the fishermen of upcoming danger. Local residents believe that the marsh-lights are ghost-lights that represent the ghosts of fisherman who embraced death while fishing

19. Savoy Hotel – Mussoorie

If you have read Agatha Christie’s best-seller ‘The Mysterious Affair at Styles’, then you could relate to this story. We are talking about the haunting of Savoy Hotel in Mussoorie. According to the legend, Lady Garnet Orme was found dead in one of the rooms in this hotel.

The investigation proved that she was poisoned and murdered. The employees of the hotel and the customers have sensed her presence here. They also claim hearing weird noises from the room where was killed.

20. Vas Villa- St. Marks road – Bangalore

She was stabbed to death in her own room; her misery did not end here. Her soul wandered there ever since then. The Vas villa at St. Marks Road in Bangalore has witnessed an awful past. The villa was occupied by daughters of a very prominent lawyer Mr. Vyas.

Both Doice Vas and Vera Vas lived very happily, but unfortunately in 2001, Doice Vas was mercilessly stabbed to death in her bedroom. This place has been deserted ever since then, but several teams investigating for paranormal events have established the existence of some kind of negative energy here.

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