Rajasthan which is known for its architecture, culture and its ironic history is also famous for its haunted place and mystery behind them and spooky incidents which happen around. If you have the courage to feel those vibes, explore some of the most haunted places in Rajasthan once you visit for Rajasthan trip.
Here is the list of some haunted place in Rajasthan which will give you Goosebumps:
Bhangarh Fort is known as the most haunted place in Rajasthan and even it is the most haunted place in Asia also. This fort is located in Alwar district of Rajasthan. The fort was made in 1613 by King Madho Singh. From sunset to sunrise, the entry in Bhangarh Fort is prohibited as per government rules.
This palace is cursed and is the most horror place in Rajasthan. According to locals, Strange sounds, music and lights emanate from the fort comes after sunset and if someone tries to enter the fort after sunset that person does not come back as normal.
History about Fort: According to history, a wizard fell in love with Ratnavati, a beautiful Bhangarh princess. One day, the wizard followed her to the marketplace and offered her a perfume bottle which was made by black magic, after which princess would be attracted toward her. However, the princess got alert about this and she threw that bottle which accidentally felled on a large stone which took wizard death.
At that moment wizard cursed the village and princess which led the destruction of Ratnavati, her family and the villagers. It is believed that a battle which occurred a year after the curse led to a wide number of deaths and destruction. Even today locals believe that the fort and the village remains condemned.
Address: Gola ka baas, Rajgarh Tehsil, Alwar, Bhangarh, Rajasthan 301410
Kuldhara Village also in the list of a most haunted place in Rajasthan and most haunted place in India too is an abandoned village in the Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan, India. This village was built around the 13th century and was once a prosperous village.
It was abandoned in the 19th century for unknown reasons and still, the reason for the destruction is mysterious. A 2017 study suggests that Kuldhara and other neighboring villages were abandoned because of an earthquake. Over the years, Kuldhara acquired a reputation as a haunted site, and the Government of Rajasthan decided to develop it as a tourist spot in the 2010s.
History about Fort: According to history, the evil eyes of Salim Singh prime minister of the state, fell on the daughter of the village head and he desired to marry her by force. He threatened the villagers that if they did not fulfill his wishes he will destroy everything. After he threaten people of 85 villages left their homes and vanished.
But this was not all; before leaving, they put a curse on Kuldhara that no one will ever be able to settle in their village thereafter. To this date, the village remains barren. It is also said that people who have tried to stay there at night have been chased away by the strange paranormal phenomenon.
Address: Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
Brij Raj Bhawan Palace
Brij Raj Bhawan Palace Hotel is a Heritage Hotel and is one of the most haunted place in Rajasthan. It is also the residence of Maharao Brijraj Singh of Kotah and his family. It was built in 1830 A.D. as the British Residency and later became the State guesthouse of Kotah. Many VVIPs, Kings and Queens to Maharaja’s and Prime Ministers have stayed here. Even Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi came here in 1971.
History about Fort: Brij Raj Bhawan was used as a personal residence by the British official and their family during the British regime in India. Once upon a time, Major Charles Burton visited Kota and settled down in this heritage property with his family. In Sepoy Mutiny broke 1857, a group of Indian soldiers attacked the Brij Raj Bhawan palace too.
They broke into the mansion and killed the English officer and his children living in the palace. After the murder, King of Kota recovered the dead bodies and buried them in the central hall of the palace. Soon after that incident, the local residents of the area began seeing strange figures and hearing spooky sounds. That’s how the locals concluded that the dead British Major is residing in the palace as a ghost.
Address: Brijraj Bhawan Palace Hotel, Civil Lines, Nayapura, Kota, Rajasthan 324001
Nahargarh Fort is one of the beautiful places to visit in Jaipur. In addition to it is known as the most haunted place in Rajasthan. The fort was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, the king of Jaipur in 1734.
History about Fort: It is said that that Nahar here stands for Nahar Singh Bhomia whose spirit haunted the place and obstructed construction of the fort. After his death, the fort was destructed and became a horror place in Rajasthan. Other stories say that an engineer who was responsible for a renovation assignment of the Fort was found dead under mysterious circumstances. People believe that the spirit was not happy with the renovation work and thus resulted in person’s death.
Address: Jaipur, Rajasthan
Jagatpura is one of the developed areas in Jaipur city and also is in the list of a haunted place in Rajasthan. This place has a haunted vibe attached to it because it is a residential area where people actually live with the witches.
History about Fort: This land was once ruled by a king, who was greedy. Under his rule, the villagers died out of starvation. Once a peaceful place now turns into spooky when the moon comes up. People who have walked alone at night through the streets of Jagatpura have heard bodiless voices whispering and cackling noise including a lady in a white dress. So be alert. Maybe you would be next. Best avoid it at night!
Address: Jaipur, Rajasthan
Delhi-Jaipur Highway is also in the list of haunted place in Rajasthan. Highways have always been popular for ghost stories and this highway is very common for spooky incidents. It is said that the highway gets haunted at night and people passing through this road have had some similar experiences.
History about Fort: The Delhi-Jaipur Highway is said to be haunted at night by the ghost of a woman who died in a car at that stretch. Dressed in a red saree, with bangles and anklets tinkling, people have reported sighting her late in the night. People say that the spirit of a woman suddenly appears to the passers-by.
Address: NH 48, Rajasthan
Sudhabay near Pushkar is well-known location for conducting exorcism and is been considered as haunted place in Rajasthan. This place organizes an annual festival which sees people coming from around the area to remove spirits that possess them
History about Fort: Truly not a haunted place, but definitely worth a visit if you always wanted to witness exorcisms. And also Ghost Fair is celebrated every year at Sudhabay, Pushkar where people possessed by evil spirits come to get themselves rid of the energy. People are also possessed by spirits here.
Address: Pushkar Bypass, Nedaliya, Rajasthan 305022
Rana Kumbha Palace
Rana Kumbha Palace one of the most haunted place in Rajasthan is situated inside the famous Chittorgarh Fort in Rajasthan. The Rana Kumbha Palace in Chittorgarh is one of the biggest monuments in Rajasthan. The fort is known and famous self- immolation or Jauhar which was done by Rani Padmavati.
History about Fort: Legend says that when the sultan of Delhi, Alauddin Khilji attacked the palace, Maharani Padmini performed the Jauhar (self-immolation) along with 700 female followers. After that many incidents have been witnessed at this haunted place where people hear the screams of women asking for help. This is must visit place if you are fond of horror and mystery.
Address: Chittorgarh Fort Village, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan
Chand Baori is a stepwell built over a thousand years ago in the Abhaneri village of Rajasthan. It is one of the largest step-wells in the world and also the most haunted place in Rajasthan. This place is located in the eastern part of the province of Rajasthan, it was built by King Chanda somewhere in the 9th century. This is India’s largest and deepest step wells
History about Fort: According to history, this structure was built in just one night which has 3500 steps and 13 stories. As this was unbelievable and impossible for people to believe. Locals say that the structure was built by a djinn. It is also witnessed that no human has ever been able to use the same set of stairs to get down and then climb back from the stepwell. So you would be unable to see the foot on the same steps twice. While this is a fact but still some eyewitness confirms the same.
Address: Chand Bawri, Step Well Abhaneri, Rajasthan 303326
N-79 Dudu Village
Known as the road that asks for blood, the Ajmer-Udaipur highway is one of the most haunted place in Rajasthan. This highway is located near Dudu village which is quite famous for ghastly stories.
History about Fort: A long time back when child marriage used to happen in India, a 5 days old girl was forced to marry a 3-year-old boy. The mother of the baby girl was against the wedding and she ran away along with her towards the highway to ask for help where she was hit by a tourist vehicle that killed her and the child instantly. From that day her spirit is roaming so be aware if you cross that highway in your life.
Address: NH-79, Dudu Village, Rajasthan
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