Rajasthan is known as the state of ‘kings and princes’. Home to a large number of forts and palaces, the state is known for its rich cultural heritage and a never-ending historical account of battles, murders, betrayals, etc. All these circumstances have created a plenty of spooky stories from the state of Rajasthan. There are numerous accounts where people have witnessed all sorts of things and even during the daytime also. So, here we are presenting a list of the most haunted places to visit in Rajasthan.
Brij Raj Bhawan, Kota
Brij Raj Bhawan is located in Kota, Rajasthan and was once a home to the British soldier Major Burton. Once a magnificent mansion, the Brij Raj Bhawan is now turned into a hotel. So, if you are planning to make your stay a really memorable one why not just start it off with the spooky stay.
The Brij Bhawan’s spooky history dates back to the year 1857, when the sepoy mutiny started, the mansion was dwindled by the Major along with his family who was killed by the Indian soldiers. Since, then it is believed that the spirit of Late Major Burton roams around the place, although, there are no reports of harming anyone by the spirit, however, the guards have reported some incidents.
Bhangarh Fort, Alawar District, Rajasthan
Located at the borders of the Sariska Tiger Reserve in the Alawar district of Rajasthan, the Bhangarh Fort is not a place to hang out for the faint hearted, owing to the fact that there have been numerous reports of spooky encounters.
The Bhangarh Fort was built centuries ago, but the Archeological Survey of India forbids anyone from entering the fort after the sunset or before sunrise. The residents claim to have heard Bhangarh ghosts scream in the night, voices of women crying, sounds of bangles in the rooms, and eerie smells have also been heard. Shadows, strange lights, and unusual sounds of music and dance have also been reported by the residents.
Rana Kumbha Palace, Chittorgarh
The Rana Kumbha Palace is located in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan. The palace is more famous for its ghostly encounters rather than its beauty and magnificence. The palace is believed to be one of the most haunted places in the country. There have been numerous incidents that have reported to be ghostly and are enough to chill the spine.
The history of the fort dates back to the time where Alauddin Khilji attacked the palace, then the Maharani Padmini of the palace self-immolated herself with numerous others. Since then the palace is believed to be haunted by their spirits. There are many incidents of women crying, clinging bangles and even burning of wood from the palace.
Jagatpura is a residential place in Jaipur, capital of Rajasthan, which remains disguised to be a normal place under the blanket of urbanization, in the daylight, however, once the dusk starts everything that once seemed normal starts to show its true colors. The place is believed to be haunted by the spirits of various residents who were starved to death by their cruel king centuries ago. Since then these spirits roam the place begging for help from the tourists. The residents of Jagatpura have reported many incidents of encounters with numerous spirits and even witches who can be seen walking all over the place.
If you are an adventure lover and have the interest to find out about all those stories these places will never fail to disappoint you, so, what are you waiting for? Just pack your bags and head start your journey that will be full of adventure and life threatening risks as well.