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Top Mysterious Places in India

India is full of mystery. It is beyond our understanding. One or the other must have heard people saying, ‘It happens only in India. India got millions and trillions of secrets underneath. She is home to the most unusual, transcendental and mystical places. Some are uncovered now, but some will make you think to its core, some will make you crazy, some will leave you in utter shock, some will make you shout, some will make you freak and so on. The list is endless, but this article tries to throw some light on the top mysterious places of India.

Kuldhara- The Abandoned Village

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Kuldhara is an abandoned village, which is situated in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan. It was established around 13th CE and was inhabited by Paliwal Brahmins. But one night they just left and was never seen again. The legends say (which was strange) that they left their belongings behind and cursed the village. Historians aren’t able to find the reason behind it. Though different rumors and myths did the thing. It is said to be haunted by the nearby settlers, and nobody dare enters that site in the night. But the mystery is not resolved yet. Currently, the site is under the protection of the Archeological Survey of India.

Padmanabhaswamy Temple -The Mystery of the Last Door

Top Mysterious Places in India

Padmanabhaswamy Temple is situated in Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala. It is claimed to be one of the richest temples. It is one the mysterious place though. When treasure comes in role, every place becomes mysterious. There are several vaults, from which all got opened till date, except one. Its the vault B, which is the last one, hasn’t been opened till date. The government tried to but failed. The gate has a serpent’s image, and it is assumed that it indicates danger. It was declared as a “forbidden zone” in August 2011. It is the most mysterious zone as people out of fright and curiosity, have various perceptions on its closed state.

Kodinhi- The Village of Twins


Kodinhi is situated in the district of Malappuram in Kerala. The astonishing factor of this simple looking village is its striking rate of twin births. It is now called ‘Village of Twins’. One astounding fact is that it is not limited to this village only. If a female of this village is married outside, she will also end up having twins. Though scientists believed that its due to the chemical of this area.

Hanging Pillar of Lepakshi

Top Mysterious Places in India

Lepakshi is an important historical site, located in Anantapur district of southern Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the most mysterious places in India due to its floating pillar. The mysterious thing behind this beautiful pillar is that it doesn’t touch the ground, and people are be seen to be passing pieces of cloth or paper under the pillar.

Magnetic Hill

Top Mysterious Places in India
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The magnetic hill is situated in Ladakh. It is one of the pleasant places till date in India. Imagine a car is standing in between a hill slope. Where will it go? The people believing in the theory of gravity of Newton will answer promptly, and the answer is obvious. But this theory is counterattacked on this hill. Here the car happens to climb the hill. Whether it’s ignition is off or what, the mountain will make it climb, as the hill is said to be magnetic.

Roopkund Lake

Roopkind Lake, a glacier lake, is situated in Chamoli, Uttrakhand. This lake is also known as the Lake of Skeletons. This place is located at an altitude of 5,029 mts. This place is the hotspot of mysteries. This mystery lies beneath when the snow melts. When it melts, one can see hundreds of skeletons at the bottom of the lake. The locals say that these belong to the era when the King of Kannauj headed once for a pilgrimage to the Nanda Devi with his queen and other people. It is said they countered a hailstorm which was sudden in nature and got drowned in the same lake. Though various tests have been conducted from the samples found from the lake. It directs to the point that the people who were drowned in the lake happens to be from Iran. The mystery remains as it was.

Richa Rawat
Richa Rawat
Another human being in this frenzy world, trying to paint the canvas of reality, with mighty beautiful words. Sometimes, I paint, and sometimes, I converse with books; people name them hobbies, I call them - living life. Happiness is writing; writing is happiness.


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