Instead of submitting to him, the villagers left their ancestral home and vanished. However, they put a curse on Kuldhara that no one can ever live or breed on this land. Some people who have tried to stay there at night also say that they have been chased away by a strange paranormal phenomenon.
Location: Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.
A common legend suggests that a sadhu fell in love with Princess Ratnavati, and wanted to marry her. One day, he offered her a love potion which she threw onto a large rock. The rock then rolled onto the sadhu, crushing him to death. On a visit to Bhangarh Fort, you can encounter a tantric’s ghost, hear a woman crying for help, or even the clinking of bangles.
Location: Gola ka Baas, Rajgarh Tehsil, Alwar, Bhangarh, Rajasthan 301410.
Brij Raj Bhawan Palace
It is said that the bodies of Major Burton and his family are buried in the central hall of the palace. Locals suggest that the Major’s ghost still wanders around in the palace, hitting the security guards here.
Location: Brijraj Bhawan Palace Hotel, Civil Line, Nayapura, Kota, Rajasthan 324001.
Rana Kumbha Palace
The legend here suggests that when Alauddin Khilji attacked the fort and defeated Rana Rattan Singh, his queen, Rani Padmini, along with thousands of other women, performed the act of Jauhar here. Some instances also state that you can see the ghost of a lady in royal attire with a burnt face asking for help in the palace.
Location: Chittorgarh Fort Village, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan 312001.
Legends suggest that the stepwell is haunted by a djinn, who will not let you climb up the same stairs which you used to go down the stepwell.
Location: Abhaneri, Rajasthan.
On this day, mass exorcisms are a common phenomenon here, which means that quite a lot of people even get possessed here. This is a place which will surely give you nightmares.
Location: Pushkar Bypass, Nedaliya, Rajasthan 305022.
NH-79 Near Dudu Village
The legend of NH-79 revolves around a lady and her baby, who are said to have been killed on this very road. The lady was running away with her baby from Dudu Village to stop her from being married off when they were both killed by an oncoming vehicle. While driving down the highway, you might encounter the ghost of a woman carrying a baby in her arms who then vanishes before your eyes.
Location: NH-79, Dudu Village, Rajasthan.
Delhi Jaipur Highway
Many people have reported seeing a woman in a red saree and bangles, or hearing the sound of anklets (payal) on the highway.
Location: NH-48, Rajasthan.