Top 20 Beautiful Yet Abandoned Places You Must Explore In India

Abandoned Places are human habitat that has been left and mostly become ghost town or wonder lands because of the abnormal activities such as Haunting and Unexplained Sounds,ghostly footsteps,Ghosts and spirits. Here’s are some of the most beautiful yet abandoned places in India,these are not famous places but these places are really amazing and magnificent to explore during the day light only. Follow the link to know more about top 15 spookiest and haunted places in India.

Bhangarh, Rajasthan

Bhangarh Fort is the most haunted place in India well known for its historical ruins and considered among top 10 haunted places of the world. The Bhangarh Fort is situated on a hillside in the deserted town of Bhangarh on the border of the Sariska Reserve.

Dhanushkodi, Tamil Nadu


Dhanushkodi is one of the 5 ghost town and has the only land border between India and Sri Lanka. The land was was destroyed in the 1964 cyclone and has ruins of Idol of Lord Shiva and Nandhi and Dhanushkodi Railway Station.

Ross Island, Andaman


Ross Island is one of the most famous Andaman and Nicobar Islands near Port Blair. It was abandoned after 1945 and now a another member of the Andaman group of islands for tourist and tourism, some time known as ghost town of Andaman island.

Fatehpur Sikri, Agra


Fatehpur Sikri is a fascinating ghost city served as the capital of the Mughal Empire. The Imperial complex was abandoned in 1585 and has one of the best preserved collections of Indian Mughal architecture in India.

Chiktan, Ladakh


Chiktan is a small sleepy town, nestled in the middle of snow-covered mountains, The majestic Chiktan fort is now in ruins, situated 76km from Kargil was the first Palace of the then ruler Thatha Khan. Image source:scoopwhoop

Lakhpat, Gujarat


Lakhpat , once an important port city but now virtually abandoned for almost 200 years, at the northwest corner of Kutch. The populated Ghost town has city of ruins of buildings and a magnificent fort surrounding them.

Kuldhara Village, Rajasthan


Kuldhara is a abandoned village near Jaisalmer and one of the top 15 most haunted places in India. The ghost village of Kuldhara has been abandoned since early 1800, situated on the outskirts of the tourist city of Jaisalmer.

Roopkund Lake, Uttarakhand


Mystery Lake of Roopkund is one of the most mysterious places in India, famous for the hundreds of human skeletons. The high altitude glacial lake of Roopkund is also a popular trekking destination.

Shettihalli Church, Karnataka


The Shettihalli church was built on the banks of Hemavathi River near Hassan, now just a abandoned place in Karnataka. Shettihalli submerged church was called the Holy Rosary Church is among the top attractions in Hassan.

Gandikota, Andhra Pradesh


Gandikota fort is a small village on the right bank of the river Pennar. The Grand Canyon of India is a 300ft deep gorge formed between Gandikota hills and the river Pennar.

Jamali Kamali Tomb, Delhi


Jamali Kamali Mosque and Tomb, located in the Archeological Village complex in Mehrauli and considered one of Delhi’s most haunted spots. Delhi has couple of more haunted places such as Khooni Darwaza, Sanjay Van,Delhi cantonment and Lothian Cemetery.

Unakoti, Tripura

Unakoti -Tripura

Unakoti hill hosts an ancient Shaivite place of worship with huge rock-cut images and stone idols of Lord Shiva. The site has suffered centuries of neglect causing degradation and loss of considerable scale to the rock art.

Madh Fort, Mumbai


Madh Fort also called Versova Fort situated at Madh Island near Aksa Beach. The unassuming little fort built on the rocks of Arabian Sea is unknown to many and known as unexplored land.

Vijaynagar, Karnataka


Vijayanagara now-ruined capital city of the historic Vijayanagara empire surrounds modern-day Hampi in Bellary District of Karnataka. The ruins city are now a World Heritage Site and was the second largest city in the world.

Nubra Valley, Ladakh


Nubra is a high altitude cold desert in the Ladakh valley of Jammu and Kashmir. The large valley that separates the Ladakh and Karakoram Ranges is one of the must visit places in Ladakh.

Mandu, Madhya Pradesh


Mandu or Mandavgad is a ruined city in the Dhar district in the Malwa region of western Madhya Pradesh. The town of Mandu, situated at an elevation of 633 metres on the Vindhya Range.

Dandakaranya Forest, Chhattisgarh


Dandakaranya is a stretch of dense forest in India that runs through the states of Chattisgarh, Orissa, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. The spiritually significant region is also known as The Jungle of Punishment and was abode of the demon Dandak.

Prabalgad Fort, Maharashtra


Prabalgad Fort or Kalavantin durg is located between Matheran and Panvel at an elevation of 2300 feet in the Western Ghats. The ruins fort is surrounded by dense forest on the way till the top, its one of the famous monsoon trekking place near Pune and Mumbai.

Dzuokou Valley, Nagaland


The Dzükou Valley is a valley located at the border of the Manipur and Nagaland and well known for its natural beauty, seasonal flowers. The Valley of Flowers of NorthEast India also has magnificent Japfu peak and famous trekking adventure tours.

Golconda Fort, Hyderabad

Golkonda Fort

Golkonda fort is one of the most famous and the biggest fortress in the Deccan plateau. The fort of Golconda Hyderabad is one of the top 15 spookiest and haunted places in India.