10 Most Mysterious Places In India

By | January 27, 2018
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There are not just temples or Gods, we have ghosts, avatars, strange phenomenon and stranger beliefs too. Here are 10 places that stand out for being unusual and mysterious.

1. HANGING PILLAR OF LEPAKSHI

Hanging_Pillar_Lepakshi_

Out of the 70 pillars, there is one that hangs without any support and does not the touch the ground.

2. LEVITATING STONE OF SHIVAPUR, MAHARASHTRA

levitating-stone

The quirk factor of the place is that there is a 200-kg stone here that can be lifted only if eleven men lift the stone with their index fingers while chanting the name of the saint.

3. GREAT BANYAN TREE, KOLKATA

banyan tee

It has stood strong for 200 years and has faced two cyclones, a fungus attack, lightning.

4. GREAT WALL OF INDIA – KUMBHALGARH FORT

great wall of india

The walls of this fortress constitute a perimeter of around 36 km and are said to be the longest wall in India, the walls house 300 temples.

5. SKELETON LAKE IN ROOPKUND

SKELETON LAKE

Local legend believes that the skeletons belong to the troupe of a king from Kannauj who was traveling with his pregnant wife and servants and died in a hailstorm at Roopkund.

6. LONAR CRATER LAKE, MAHARASHTRA

 LONAR CRATER LAKE,

The Lonar Crater Lake was formed when a meteorite hit the earth and formed a crater. It is one of the very lakes that are both alkaline and saline in nature.

7. MASS BIRD SUICIDES AT JATINGA, ASSAM

MASS BIRD SUICIDES

Every night, after sunset, hundreds of birds fly towards buildings and crash themselves to death.

8. FLOATING ISLANDS OF LOKTAK IN MANIPUR

FLOATING ISLANDS OF LOKTAK

Some of these floating ‘island’ is so large that resorts have been built on them.

9. HIDE-AND-SEEK BEACH OF ORISSA

island

The beach disappears from time to time depending on the low and high tide.

10. PHUKTAL MONASTERY, LADAKH

Phuktal-monastery

Built into a cave facing a cliff, like a honeycomb, the monastery easily blends with its sandy surroundings in the Zanskar valley in Ladakh.

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