When it comes to Kolkata there are countless tourist destinations that one you explore while visiting the city. However all travelers are not alike, few are fond of old buildings, few are more fascinated by rumored spooky stories. Get to know Top 10 Most Haunted Places In Mumbai If ghost stories are your thing too, then read on to gain a view in the world of the most haunted places in Kolkata –
Most Haunted Places In Kolkata-
Putulbari- House of Dolls
Putulbari is unquestionably an ace runner in the race of most haunted places in Kolkata. Only a small number of people have had the guts and courage to visit the upper floors of the House of Dolls, Putulbari. It is firmly believed by most people that on the upper floors of Putulbari lives a dark spirit of feminine creatures. If the rumors are to be believed, this house of dolls was formerly used by rich landlords to abuse poor girls. After abusing them physically, they used to kill them. Their soul continues to wander around this place till today.
Along with rich literature, the National Library is one of the most haunted places in Kolkata and has some of its own spooky stories to share with the readers. Many mystic and paranormal activities have been reported in the national library. You may want to inquire the guards about these incidents, although the fact is that even the guards are afraid of taking night shifts in this library.
Lower Circular Road Cemetery
Sir W.H. Mac Naghten was buried in the Lower Circular Road Cemetery, he died in Afghanistan. The locals report that if his story is told near Sir W.H. Mac Naghten’s grave, then the tree near his grave starts to shiver. Spooky isn’t it!
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Metro Station – Rabindra Sarobar
Rabindra Sarovar is a famous landmark in Kolkata, is called as the “Paradise of Suicide” by many locals. The closest metro station to Rabindra Sarobar artificial lake is also named Rabindra Sarobar and there have been many stories about several suicide cases at this place. The passenger taking the last train have felt some unusual things like shadow figures and strange voices, this certainly makes this metro station one of the most haunted places in Kolkata to visit in night time.
The Royal Calcutta Turf Club
George Williams, was a race maniac, and his most prized possession was a pearl white horse. The horse was a long haul horse and had earned lots of titles for her master. Recognized as the Queen of Tracks this stunning horse was found lifeless on the tracks. People call her William Saheb ka sada ghora and she still continues to wander around the tracks of the The Royal Calcutta Turf Club.
South Park Street Cemetery
Are you a fan of The Walking Dead? If yes then the South park street Cemetery in Kolkata has a tale to tell for you. No, there aren’t any zombies lurking around the cemetery, but, there have been some reports of strange activities inside the cemetery. Bizarre images caught by the cameras, wooziness, and visitors falling sick after coming to the cemetery have been few common occurrences in the last few years.
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The Hastings House
The Hastings House is an old establishment in Alipore, this house was named after Governor General Warren Hastings. At present, it is functioning as a Women’s College of Calcutta University. Many times the students of the college have observes abnormal and spooky activities occurring in the premises of the university. Stories of a female being possessed and a young man dying in the football fields have made this house one of the most scary haunted places in Kolkata.
A long time ago this place was possessed by Nawab Wajid Ali Shah of Awadh. The Kolkata dock has a good number of ghostly stories attached to it. The legend is that the Nawab Wajid’s spirit still keeps wandering about the Dock, waiting for a chance to take revenge from the British.
Nimtala Crematorium is one of the oldest ghats located in central Kolkata, it is a Hindu crematorium. This crematorium is one of the most haunted places in Kolkata known for Aghoris and shamshaan kali pooja. People tell stories of Aghoris eatting left over flesh of burning pyre and call upon Shamshaan Kali praying to evoke her.
This place used to be the house of junior servants, but now it is known as one of the most haunted places in kolkata. The strange activities in the building are quiet recurrent. Locals hear giggles and shrieks all through the midnight. There are loads of vacant rooms in this building, which seem to hold some secret.