Halloween special top 5 haunted places in Delhi: Sitting in your room alone at midnight, when the world goes silent, have you ever had a thought that somebody is walking in your room, without your permission? Something that’s not visible but can be felt? No, I am not trying to scare you out here. Also, neither am I saying that ghosts actually exist nor am I trying to deny their existence. However, whenever we talk about some paranormal existence, whether we believe in it or not the topic in itself is quite interesting.
And the most interesting thing to talk about is the places that claim to be some ghost’s favourite holiday spots. A huge list of which exists in our national capital Delhi. So, in case you are brave enough to and you happen to be in Delhi, here are the top 5 haunted places in Delhi, where you might encounter some supernatural presence:
1 Top 5 haunted places in Delhi, Delhi Cantonment
As always seen in movies, white is the favourite attire for most of the ghosts, but not all, some of them have their unique fashion sense. However, the one who greets you at Delhi Cantonment is fond of the traditional white sari. A part of South West Delhi this place is quite famous for its connection with a charming middle-aged lady, clad in a plain white sari. If you dare to pass this road at midnight, she will calmly wait for you and ask you for a lift. But, as soon as you ignore her and try to increase the speed of your car, in a fraction of seconds, she will match up to the speed and start racing abreast your vehicle. Not much scary, right!
2 Top 5 haunted places in Delhi, Dwarka Sector 9 Metro Station
Dwarka is considered to be one of the most peaceful areas of Delhi, but it’s not the same when it comes to visiting Dwarka Sector 9 metro station at night. It has been noticed by many regular metro travellers at night, that the moment they reach the metro station entrance an unexplainable weight of energy gets pushed on them. An unknown woman has been seen wandering around the premises more often. Her, on and off appearance only at night increased the speculations about this place to be haunted. So, would you dare to visit Dwarka Sector 9 metro station to take the last metro?
3 Top 5 haunted places in Delhi, House Number W-3
Do you ever wonder why some souls never rest in peace? Well, mostly due to some unaccomplished desires and sometimes due to an unnatural death. It may look like an old horror flick from Bollywood, but house no. W-3, Greater Kailash, in reality, narrates a terrifying tale of an elderly couple who were ruthlessly murder in their own house. But even their death couldn’t separate them from their “Home Sweet Home.” Till date, the couple keeps returning to reclaim their loving home. Locals around the area have many stories of hearing subdued murmurs and strange callings from inside the house. If you wish to hear that unusual and eerie laughter, you can try taking a night walk around the streets adjacent to this abandoned house.
4 Top 5 haunted places in Delhi, Jamali Kamali Tomb and Mosque
While some ghosts wait until midnight to meet you, some can resist it even in broad daylight. The grave of well-known Sufi saints Jamali and Kamali have been one of them since 1535. The Jamali Kamali tomb and mosque, situated inside Mehrauli Archaeological Park, has been in the list of horrific tales since ages now. Apparently, visitors claimed to hear voices calling out their names near the graves. Some were even slapped and shoved, by the mischievous ghosts of the two saints.
5 Top 5 haunted places in Delhi, Mutiny House, Kashmiri Gate
This magnificent monument built by the British in honour of their brave soldiers who laid their lives during the 1857 revolt, is reported to be an eerie tower with several supernatural sightings. In case you wish to owe some gratitude to the brave soldiers, let me give you the exact location of the place. Renamed as Jaigarh in 1972, this building is located in front of Old Telegraph Building, Kashmiri Gate. Although this gothic style memorial was developed for martyrs of the Revolt of 1857, many dead bodies and separated heads of British officials were found inside the monument. Till date, this memorial repeats the tragedy of these dead officials every night.
Well, I may not be a 100% believer of paranormal entities, these places have got some stories that surely gives me a spine-chilling experience. If you still want to experience the sights personally, go ahead but remember, “At Your Own Risk”!