Delhi is dotted with numerous historical spots, both famous and unknown. While the famous one sees a huge footfall, the least known ones just stand there alone. Being a historical city, there are numerous myths and folklores about these monuments, including the haunting ones. Several brave hearts have tested the authenticity of these horror claims, but the paranormal still remains a mystery. Mentioned here are some of the most haunted spots in Delhi, which will surely give you goosebumps.
1- Agrasen Ki Baoli –
Built by Maharaja Agrasen during the 14th century, Agrasen ki Baoli was a natural water reserve for collecting rainwater. The 103 steps that lead to the reservoir is famous not just as a place for photography, but also for the unseen forces. Several rumoured incidents with the tourists like, a presence of someone on their backs, or the feeling of being watched and nudges have been related. As the place gets deserted as night falls, many locals say that they have heard some bizarre sounds coming from the monument complex.
2. Delhi Cantt –
The Delhi Cantonment area consists of several patches of forests with roads cutting through them. According to several witnesses, a lady in white saree is often seen asking for a lift from the passing cars at night. There have been few incidents where the drivers have fled their cars or gone astray. Delhi Cantt is the most haunted place in Delhi.
3. Feroz Shah Kotla Fort
This historical monument might seem like any other Mughal attraction, but you might not know that Feroz Shah Kotla Fort is also an infamous spot for experiencing the presence of the djinns. Every Thursday, you might notice visitors paying their homage to the djinns and the ruins. According to the locals, their prayers are devoted to Laat Wale Baba, whose spirit supposedly guards the fort premises.
4. Jamail Kamali Tomb –
This famous tomb is located in the Mehrauli forest area and appears like any other historical monument. Supposedly, Jamali and Kamali, whose tombs are there were considered to be djinns. Visitors have experienced slaps and nudges from an invisible entity. Few self-proclaimed ghost hunters who visit Jamali Kamali to unravel the mystery, have also recorded a spooky presence like being chased by a mysterious wind.
5. Khooni Darwaza –
This monument stands witness to the brutal mass killings of hundreds of refugees during the partition riots of 1947. The name Khooni Darwaza was derived from this horrific incident and literally means ‘bloody gateway’.
6. Lothian Cemetery
The oldest Christian burial ground in the city, this spooky place is famous for a number of unexplained paranormal activities. According to several people, they have seen a ghost carrying his own severed head. The story still remains a mystery but it makes this cemetery a powerful entry in the list of the scariest places in Delhi.
7. Malcha Mahal
Also known as Bistdari Mahal, it is located in the central ridge forest behind the Presidential palace. Rumoured to be a secret government facility like Area-51, or a residence of a retired brigadier or a jail from the British era, the stories are endless. Nevertheless, the moment you turn towards its narrow lane, uncountable goosebumps start rising on your skin.