When it comes to Rajasthan for a voyager, it is the royal destination. Rajasthan is famous for its chivalrous history, mesmerizing forts and its architectures, lush royal heritage, and the great Thar desert.
Beneath this glamorous history, lie some terrifying tales of horror and gore which can scare us deep within. The deserts of Rajasthan can be strange and frightening with the howling of the wind. The deserts of the state of royalty can be strange and frightening; there are many places in the deserted state that can give sleepless night.
- Bhangarh Fort, Alwar is labelled as India’s most haunted place, it has many mysterious stories behind. It is present next to a thick forest. The official board proves the spookiness of this place, ordering visitors to clear the place with the fall of dusk.
- Kuldhara village located in Jaisalmer is a renowned haunted place. It is a cursed village along with eighty-five more villages, due to which it is deserted for several hundred years. Whoever visited the place, shares their uncomfortable feeling, due to the presence of some spine chilling feelings. The village is in ruins now, but the aura remains the same.
- Jagatpura, situated in Jaipur is a residential area where people live with the witches. The place has been encountered by paranormal activities. Witches can be seen during nights.
- Brij Raj Bhawan has a stunning view in Kota. It is said to be haunted by the ghost of Major Charles Burton, who was killed by the Indian soldiers, mutinying against the British rule. Some guests and staff have talked about slapping around of dozing security staff.
- Chand Baori Abhaneir is a step well, and a great piece of architecture. The place is believed to be built by ghosts in one night. Many tourists who have experienced the spookiness tell that, djinn haunts the place. The djinn would not let you climb up the same stairs that you used to get down in the stepwell.
- National highway seventy-nine near Dudu village is one of the haunted highways. It is famed as a road that asks for blood. A lady with her five days old infant girl tried to escape the ‘bal-vivah’ of her infant daughter with a three-year-old toddler. She ran towards the highway for help, but, was ran over by a tourist vehicle and both died on the spot. Since then many people claim to see the lady ghost with a baby in her arms.
- Rana Kumbha palace located in Chittorgarh, is considered as one of the scariest place. Rani Padmavati along with several rajput women performed self-immolation by jumping into the holy fire of jauhar in this palace. While exploring the passages of this palace, a group of friends who went to explore the palace heard a voice asking for help. Shocked and frightened when they looked back, they saw a lady standing in royal attire with a burnt face.
- Nahargarh Fort, Alwar is located at the edge of the Aravalli Hills. The popular belief is that Nahar here stands for Nahar Singh Bhomia, whose spirit haunted the place and obstructed construction of the fort.
- Kiradu temple is found to be deserted due to the curse of a sage, whose followers were neglected by the residents of the village. The only lady, the potter’s wife who fed them was turned to stone. She was asked, not to look back once she leaves, but despite the warning she looked back and was turned into stone.
- Sudhabay near Pushkar is famous as a place of exorcism. People come here during the time of Ghost fair and take holy dip into the bay, to wash away the inner evil. Though it is not a haunted place but it frees the human beings from the burden of evil force deep within.