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5 Most Haunted places in India

Guess what is common between Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town South Africa, Tower of London in England and Akershus Fortress in Norway? They are all known to be haunted. Well, if the world can have so many haunted places, being the country with the greatest population alive on this earth, India also has its fair share of places that can give you a paranormal experience. India has got a lot of stories starting from ancient ruins, tragic history, and demolished structures. Here, join Rakdhuu as it hunts out top haunted places in India.

1. Bhangarh Fort


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Located near Jaipur in Rajasthan, Bhangarh fort tops the chart in popularity for being known as the most haunted place in India. No wonder, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has prohibited people from entering the fort after sunset and no one is allowed to stay overnight here. The story goes back to the time when a wizard fell in love with the princess of the fort and in an effort to get her, gave her a magic potion in the cover of perfume. Princess on finding out the act, threw the perfume over the boulder which fell on the wizard who got crushed by it. Dying wizard cursed the people of Bhangarh whose souls now haunt the fort area. It is said that anybody who stayed in the fort after sunset gets missed forever and never return back.

2. Dumas Beach


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Dumas beach where once used be a cremation ground is said to have kept in its rest those souls who are yet to get eternal peace. People visiting Dumas beach near Surat Airport in Gujarat, have experienced paranormal activities of feeling the presence of spirit and unseen people warning them to stop and not go further. Locals report that many people visiting Dumas beach have disappeared mysteriously.

3. Writers Building


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Get close to Writers building in Kolkata, West Bengal and prepare yourself to hear a varied strange sound of crying, screaming and laughing coming from the building, though many rooms in this large building are empty. The story says of an act of suicide committed by two Bengali freedom fighter at this building after they shot a Police General.

4. Feroz Shah Kotla


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Feroz Shah Kotla is located in capital city of India, Delhi. This place is known to be the house of djinns whom locals residing nearby pay offerings so as to be in their good books. Djinns are famed to be wish granters in the book of history if treated well. However, they can be fiery to those who will treat them or pay disrespect.

5. Ramoji Film City


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Ramoji Film City is a famous spot in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. It is said to be haunted by ghosts of dead soldiers who had died on, then battleground for Nizam Sultans where Ramoji Film City stands today. Guests residing in the hotels of this city claim to have a paranormal experience like door knock, shadow walks, and unexplained sounds.

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