Everyone loves a good scare when it’s on screen. But when we’re talking about real life, very few are ready to brave a spooky haunted place.
Often referred to as the city of Nawabs, Hyderabad is a popular tourist destination owing to the numerous tourist attractions, the delectable cuisines, the charming markets, and a lot more. But the city also happens to be home to some of the scariest haunted places in India.
Since travel is all about experiencing adventures and getting over your fears, this is one experience you must not miss.
8 Haunted Places in Hyderabad for the Real Horror
1. Golconda Fort
The Golconda Fort is said to be built in the 13th century by the then rulers, Kakatiyas. It is believed that the Taramati, the paramour queen still haunts the fort with her husband.
There have been reports of loud screams, the sound of someone dancing, and howls of pain during the night. Some have even claimed to have witnessed the images hung on the walls turn upside down by themselves.
2. Ramoji Film City
Though Ramoji Film City is a crowd puller for movie enthusiasts, it also attracts a decent crowd of people who wish to experience the paranormal activity on the grounds. The film city is said to have been built on a war zone and it is believed that the spirits of the martyred soldiers roam the grounds regularly.
Female visitors are targeted and strange Urdu scribbling have been seen on the mirrors in the ladies’ washroom.
3. Shamshabad Airport
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport which is located near Shamshabad is popularly called Shamshabad Airport. The airport was established after a long dispute and several people were killed in the riots. There have been claims that the bodies of those killed are buried under the concrete of the airport.
Several incidents of paranormal activity have been reported here. Some claim to have witnessed a woman in a white saree on the runway at night
4. Banjara Hills
Before the area was home to the affluent of Hyderabad, Banjara Hills used to be a scarcely populated hilly forest. The area was only inhabited when some members of the Nizam dynasty turned it into a hunting ground.
Now, the graveyard on road number 12 has earned a reputation as a haunted place after strange sightings and accounts were reported by the inhabitants. Spooky things are said to happen here in the night.
5. Uppal Stadium
Imagine seeing an apparition of a ghost in a stadium packed with people. Many such incidents have been reported in Uppal Stadium.
Spectators have claimed to have seen spirits or ghosts in the dimly lit corridors of the stadium. The routine workers at the stadium have also claimed to have seen many instances of paranormal activity here.
6. Rabindra Sagar- Sitaphal Mandi
While crossing the area of Sitaphal Mandi in Hyderabad, many people have felt an eerie depressive energy. In 2012, many inhabitants in the area apparently killed themselves under mysterious circumstances.
People here believe that the area became cursed after a temple in the Mandi was destroyed. Red flags with the slogan “Jai Shree Ram” have been put up all over Sitaphal Mandi to ward off the negative presence.
7. Dedh Lakh Ghar
As the name suggests, a sum of Rs 1.5 lakhs was spent on building this house, 40 years ago. The house now lies desolate and barren. Several families have tried to live here, but suicides and paranormal incidents followed.
The house is surrounded by an air of misery and despair. Strange noises have been reported, especially of a woman crying. Locals keep distance from the creepy house even during the day.
8. Kundan Bagh Witches
This is perhaps the most frightening place in Hyderabad. Located in the Kundan Bagh region, this house has a scary history.
A thief entered the two-storied building one night and saw three dead bodies. On investigation, the police said that the bodies were at least six months old but the neighbors claimed to have seen them almost daily. According to the neighbours, the woman and the daughters have been seen walking through the corridors of the house with candles.
For those who get their hit of adrenalin by visiting haunted places, Hyderabad sure won’t be a disappointment. So what are you waiting for? Refer to the list of haunted places and go chase some shadows. If we have missed any haunted attractions, please let us know in the comment section below. And if you have experienced any paranormal activity, do let us know.