10 Unusual and mysterious places in India
India is said to be a beautiful but mysterious country. Many beautiful places in India have either a history or a mystery surprise behind them. Here is a compilation of top 10 most mysterious places in India.
Hanging Pillar of Lepakshi
Lepakshi Temple in southern Andhra Pradesh is another miracle of Indian architecture. Out of the 70 pillars there is one without support and the ground does not touch. Pilgrims and curious tourists pass dupattas, twigs and other thin items under the pillar to see if the requirements are true. It is even thought that this will bring the devoted happiness.
Bengal Marshes – West Bengal (Aleya Ghost Lights)
Aleya lights, also known as marshmallows, are the inexplicable ghost lights reported by the local fishermen in the marshes. These lights are said to confuse fishermen, causing them to lose their lower. It can lead to drowning when one begins to follow these lights that move across the marshes. Many bodies have washed crops on these marshes that lighten the inhabitants of Aleya. Residents believe that these strange floating lights are in fact ghost lights that represented the ghosts of the fisherman who fished. Sometimes they confuse the fishermen, while sometimes helping them to avoid future hazards.
Ghost Town of Kuldhara, Rajasthan
This village was inhabited by the Paliwal Brahmins. According to legend, the state minister fell in love with the daughter of the village head and wanted to marry her. He seriously threatened the village if she did not feel his wish. The Paliwals held a council and people from 85 villages left their ancestors and disappeared. Before they leave, they put a curse on Kuldhara that no one can ever settle in their village. Until this date, the village remains infertile, almost left as the inhabitants left centuries ago. It is also said that people who have tried to stay there at night have been driven away by strange paranormal phenomena.
The Red Rain in Idukki, Kerala
Idukki, or the ‘Red Region’, is also known as one of the mysterious places in India. The red-colored rain at Idukki fell on July 25, 2001, and occurred sporadically for 2 months, clothes and buildings were stained when it was poured out. This blood red drip, when collected by the locals, was converted into clean water with red particles found on the bottom.
Door-detached houses of Shani Shingnapur, Maharashtra
The village of Shignapur in Maharashtra is probably one of its kind in India. No house in the village has doors. And the people do not lock their valuable goods. The village is under the protection of Shani devta (the Shani god) and it is believed that Shani commits everybody who commits a crime.
Living Roots Bridge – Cherrapunji, Meghalaya
Cherrapunji’s living root bridges are the Double Decker Living Root Bridge in the Meghalaya state of northeast India. The tree roots are trained to grow and form tree-forming suspension bridges known locally as the rubber boom bridge.
Roopkund Lake, Uttarakhand
Human skeletons are visible in the clear waters of the shallow lake as the ice melts for a month. Together with the skeletons, items such as wooden artefacts, iron spear points, leather slippers rings etc. were found. When a team from National Geographic magazine reached about 30 skeletons, meat was still attached to some of the skeletons. In later studies, the time of mass death was placed around the 9th century AD (1200 years old).
Levitating Stone of Shivapur, Maharashtra
In the small town of Shivapur, near Mumbai, is the sanctuary of Qamar Ali Darvesh. The place where the place is is that there is a 200kg of stone that can only be lifted when eleven men lift the stone with their index finger while singing the name of the saint. There have been many attempts by men to lift the stone, but any attempt without having signaled the name failed.
The Magnetic Hill Of Ladakh
In the Ladakh region near the Himalayas, there is a very strange hill that is said to be magnetic. If you lead your car on the road leading to the top of the hill and is in neutral, it will roll the steep road on itself, at a speed of up to 20 kilometers per hour (12.4 mph). This beautiful nature or, as some travel guides will tell you, is called the supernatural phenomenon ‘Himalayan wonder’ and is a popular attraction for the travelers of the area.
Kodinhi – Kerala (Village of Twins)
The village of Kodinhi, about 35 km south of Calicut, is home to approximately 2000 families. The village has a Muslim majority and is known for its very high number of twin-born. From 2009, the villa consisted of 220 sets of twins (440 people) and two sets of triplets officially. A local doctor believes that this number is higher in the range of 300 to 350 pairs. He says that this phenomenon began three generations ago and the numbers have grown exponentially with each transition year. Another fact that the trend takes is that even women from Kodinhi who are married to distant places have exceptionally high rates of twin children.
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