20 Unusual Things And Mysterious Places You Won’t Believe Actually Existed in India

India is not only the land of exotic Beach,monsson getaways,Big Temples and Historical Monuments, it also has number of mysterious places and unusual things to know and explore and the list includes Bullet Baba Rajasthan,Kukkarahalli Lake,Ghost Town of Kuldhara,Himalayan Mysteries Yetis,Ghost Lights of Bengal Swamps,Mass Bird Suicides Assam and Visa God of India in Hyderabad. Here is a brief guide of some of India’s most unusual and mysterious places to visit.

Land of Black Magic -Mayong, Assam

Mayong of Marigaon district Assam lies on the bank of the river Brahmaputra is known as the Land of Black Magic. Village of Mayong is a tourist and archaeological location for its rich wildlife,river tourism,eco-tourism, cultural tourism and once considered the cradle of black magic in India.

Lake of Skeletons -Chamoli, Uttarakhand


The Skeleton Lake of Roopkund is located in the Himalayas at an altitude of 5,029 metres in the Uttarakhand state. Mystery Lake is famous for the hundreds of human skeletons found at the edge of the lake and also a popular trekking destination.

Magnetic Hill -Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir


Magnet Hill also called as gravity hill is located on the Leh-Kargil-Srinagar national highway near Leh in Ladakh.The magnetic hill has become a popular stop for domestic tourists on car journeys to check the phenomenon that defies gravity.

Cleanest Village -Mawlynnong, Meghalaya


Mawlynnong is a village in the East Khasi Hills district of the Meghalaya state famous for its matrilineal society. The travel magazine Discover India declared the village as the cleanest in Asia in 2003, and the cleanest in India in 2005.

Temple Of Rats -Karni Mata Temple, Rajasthan


Karni Mata Temple also known as the Temple of Rats is dedicated to Karni Mata near Bikaner in Rajasthan. The temple is famous for the approximately 20,000 black rats and Out of all of the thousands of rats in the temple there are a few white rats known as holy rats or kabbas.

Land of Snakes -Shetpal, Maharashtra

Shetpal is a village in Solapur district of Maharashtra and each house in this village has a resting place for live cobras in the rafters of their ceilings. The village of Shetpal is known for snake worship and there has been no case of a cobra bite in that village till date.

Hanging Pillar -Lepakshi, Andhra Pradesh


The Hanging Pillar of Lepakshi is one of the mysterious places in India to visit, The pillars does not rest on ground. Lepakshi is a small village in the Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh with number of main attractions such as large Nandi bull, multi-hooded serpent nage,paintings of the Vijayanagar king and Kannada inscriptions.

Village Without Doors -Shani Shignapur, Maharashtra

Shani Shingnapur also known as the village with no doors is situated in Maharashtra, known for its popular temple of Shani. The famous village is known for the fact that no house in the village has doors only door frames.

Jwala Ji Eternal Flame -Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

Jwala Ji shrines is dedicated to Jwala Devi, located in the lower Himalayas in Kangra of Himachal Pradesh. Jwalaji is the most ancient temple in natural cave where eternal flames continue to burn.

Living Roots Bridge – Cherrapunji, Meghalaya


The living root bridges of Cherrapunji is Double Decker Living Root Bridge in Meghalaya state of northeast India. The tree roots are trained to grow and form of tree shaping suspension bridges locally known as bridge of the rubber tree.

Widest Banyan Tree -Botanical Garden, Howrah


The Great Banyan Tree in the Indian Botanic Garden or commonly known as the Calcutta Botanical Garden is reckoned to be the largest tree in the world. Great Banyan is the best-known landmark of the garden and the widest tree in the world.

Only Floating Lake -Loktak Lake, Manipur

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Loktak Lake is the largest freshwater lake in North -East India is famous for the floating Phumdis and the Keibul Lamjao is the only floating national park in the world. This ancient lake plays an important role for Manipur as a source of livelihood for the rural fisherman and home to endangered sangai or Manipur brow-antlered deer.

Rural Olympics -Kila Raipur, Punjab

Kila Raipur is a noted village of Ludhiana in Punjab, hosts the annual Kila Raipur Sports Festival, known as the Rural Olympics. The village has becomes the destination for hundreds of sports enthusiasts, including foreigners.

Growing Nandi -Yaganti, Andhra Pradesh


Yaganti temple of Lord Shiva in Kurnool District of Andhra Pradesh has a Nandi Statue and believe me that the Nandi idol in front of the temple is continuously increasing its size. As per Archaeological Survey of India the rock grows at the rate of 1 inch per 20 years.

Lonar Crater Lake -Buldana, Maharashtra


Lonar Crater Lake was created by a meteor impact is a saline soda lake located at Lonar in Buldana of Maharashtra. The lake is a haven for a wide range of plant and animal life and protected as a geological landmark under the historical and archaeological heritage lake.

Haunted Bhangarh Fort -Bhangarh, Rajasthan


Bhangarh Fort is the most haunted place in India, located on the border of the Sariska Reserve in the Aravali range. The Archeological Survey of India has put up a board on the fort gate that it is prohibited for tourists to stay inside the fort area after sunset and before sunrise.

Chauragarh Shiva Temple -Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh

Lord Shiva Temple at Chauragarh is a popular pilgrimage centre, which is situated at an altitude of 1326 metre in Pachmarhi. The second highest peak of Chauragarh with Shiva temple at the top is famous for a tradition related with trishul and has thousand of Trishuls.

Kumbhalgarh Great Wall -Rajsamand, Rajasthan


The Great Wall of Kumbhalgarh is the second-longest continuous wall after the Great Wall of China. Kumbhalgarh Fort is a World Heritage Site included in Hill Forts of Rajasthan and the second largest fort in Rajasthan after Chittorgarh Fort with the largest wall in India.Image Source:amusingplanet

Chandipur Hide And Seek Beach -Chandipur, Odisha

Chandipur beach also known as Chandipur-on-sea is a unique beach in Baleswar District of Odisha and know as hide-and-seek beach of India. Baleswar of Odisha is a coastal district also called as the scenarios of Odisha Where the sea disappears suddenly.

Kodinhi Twins Village -Kodinhi, Kerala

The Village Of Kodinhi is situated close to the town of Tirurangadi in Malappuram district of Kerala and home to around 2,000 families. The village is noted for having a high twinning rate although India has one of the lowest twinning rates in the world and the Twins and Kins Association was also founded in the village.

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