Mysterious Places of India

The Most Weird, Abnormal & Unusual Places in India That You Must Visit During Your Life

  1. Roopkund Lake- Mysterious Skeleton Lake

Roopkund also known as Mystery Lake or Skeletons Lake is a high altitude glacial lake in the Uttarakhand state of India. Roopkund is widely known for the hundreds of ancient human skeletons found at the edge of the lake. The human skeletal remains are visible at its bottom when the snow melts.

Interesting Fact

Despite of this horrible skeleton lake, Roopkund is a picturesque tourist destination and one of the important places for trekking in Chamoli District, Himalayas, near the base of two Himalayan peaks: Trisul (7,120 m) and Nanda Ghunti (6,310 m).

Location

Roopkund Lake, Chamoli, Uttarakhand.
  1. Aleya Light- Ghost light of West Bengal

The Sundarban is the place where Aleya Light or Ghost light is seen. According to the locals, the Ghost light is made from the spirit of fisherman’s, who lost their life in these swamps. These ghost lights now is a common sighting and the fishermans will tell you tales about them.

Location

Sundarban, West Bengal
  1. Barren Island- An Active Volcano

Barren Island is an island located in the Andaman Sea. It is the only active volcano in South Asia. It is a part of the Indian Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and lies about 138 km northeast of the territory’s capital, Port Blair.

Interesting Fact

This volcano was last erupted in 2017 and best sighting of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Location

Bay of Bengal, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India
  1. Shani Shingnapur- Village Where Banks and Houses are Without Locks & Doors

Shani Shingnapur is the village in Maharashtra, where all houses and shops are without front gates and locks. According to villagers this is due to the faith of villagers on Lord Shani, as, 300 years ago during a flood they direct them to remain without obstructions of doors.

Location

Shani Shingnapur, Maharashtra
  1. Kongka La Pass- Mysterious UFO Activities

The Kongka La is a high mountain pass of the Chang-Chemno Range on the Line of Actual Control (LOC) between India and China. The strange thing is that the locals reported various UFO activities in this area and also in 2012 Indian army saw a ribbon shaped object floating in the skies but the radar system failed to detect.

Location

LOC, Ladakh
  1. Shetpal- Where People Live with Snakes

Shetpal is a small village in the state of Maharashtra, which is known as Land of Snakes. Each house in this village is the resting place for most dangerous snakes such as cobra, even the children of this village plays with these snakes and the snakes bless them.

Location

Solapur, Shetphal, Maharashtra 413317
  1. Lonar Lake- Created By Collision of Asteroid with Earth

Lonar Lake, also known as Lonar crater, is a notified National Geo-heritage Monument, saline, soda lake. Lonar Lake was created by an asteroid collision with earth impact during the Pleistocene Epoch. 

Interesting Fact

It is one of the four known, hyper-velocity, impact craters in basaltic rock anywhere on Earth. The other three basaltic impact structures are in southern Brazil. Lonar Lake has a mean diameter of 1.2 kilometres (3,900 ft) and is about 137 metres (449 ft) below the crater rim. The meteor crater rim is about 1.8 kilometres (5,900 ft) in diameter.

Location

 Buldhana district, Maharashtra, India
  1. Sulabh International Museum Of ToiletsWorld’s Weirdest Museum

The Sulabh International Museum of Toilets in Delhi is run by the Sulabh International, dedicated to the global history of sanitation and toilets. The museum is having a rare collection of facts, pictures and objects detailing the historic evolution of toilets from 2500 BC to date and provides a chronological account of developments relating to technologytoilet related social customstoilet etiquettesprevailing sanitary conditions and legislative efforts of the times.

Interesting Fact

 According to Time magazine, the museum is one of the weirdest museums among the “10 museums around the world.

Location

Sulabh Bhawan, RZ-83, Palam – Dabri Marg, Mahavir Enclave, New Delhi, Delhi 110045
  1. Manikaran- Natural Boiling Water in Mountains

Manikaran is at an altitude of 1760 m and is located 4 km ahead of Kasol and about 35 km from Kullu. The water of this place is natural hot. It is believed that there is no need to pay a visit to Kashi after visiting this place. The water of the spring is also supposed to have curative powers. The water is so hot that rice can be cooked in it.

Location

Parvati Valley, Manikaran, Himachal Pradesh


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