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    A Trip to Bhangarh (Most haunted place in India)

    Bhangarh fort in Rajasthan, India is believed to be the most haunted place in India. It is also listed as one of the top 10 scariest places in the world. History reveals that for nearly 500 years this town is deserted for some unknown reason. There are some stories of a saint who cursed the city because of the of the shadow of its palaces touching the saint's dwelling and another story of a Tantrik who cursed princess and the people of Bhangarh when he could not gain control over the beautiful princess Ratnavati and died an abnormal death.

    The actual reason for the city being abandoned is still unclear and it is left for the historians to decide.

    In the last week of July 2012, we started from Delhi to Ajmer and while driving on NH8, we decided to visit the Ghost Town Bhangarh. As we were on NH8 so we had to take left turn on NH11A, while driving towards Bhangarh we saw this Partapgarh Fort but no body had any idea about its history so we decided to keep driving towards Bhangarh.

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    Finally after the long drive we reached the entrance of Bhangarh
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    After reaching Bhangarh we decided to visit Place first and after crossing the Palce gates we moved ahead on the rock paved pathway which reached to this gallery which was totally dominated by bats and some horrible smell.
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    We decided to enter this gallery to get some pictures clicked, this is the first view from the same gallery
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    Ceiling of the gallery
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    The entire place looked filthy so we moved away from that gallery and moved to the next level of the palace by taking the main stairs.
    Next level was open and it had no ceiling, there were broken stones and rocks all over the place. It was the second floor of this palace
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    Wall on the second floor
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    Main stairway which connects first, second and third floor (picture was clicked on second floor)
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    Way to Rani Ratnawati Temple on second floor of the palace
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    Main Stairway to second floor
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    Complex and living rooms on the second floor
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    Rani Ratnawati Temple on second floor
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    Rani Ratnawati Temple
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    Entrance to one of the room on second floor
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    Same Ratnadevi Temple also known as Ratnadevi Mandir
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    One of the room in second floor complex
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    Ceiling of the same room on second floor
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    Ceiling of the same room on second floor
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    After looking around on the second floor we took another stairway to top floor of the palace which is not in a good condition anymore and managed to get this click from the top of the palace
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    Another click from the top of the palace and the room in this picute is Rani Ratnawati Temple
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    This was the last top wall of the palace (remains) and it is said that all the domes of this palace got destroyed by the curse.
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    Another click (right side of palace)
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    Rani Ratnawatis complex
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    Bhangarh from top of the palace
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    Bhangarh from top of the palace
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    Sun rays were hot enough to burn the skin on top floor so we came down to take a walk in different rooms of this complex


    Remains of broken statues, pillars and walls
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    It was one of the bathroom on the second floor of Royal bhangarh palace
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    Yes, you are correct and even we were totally amazed to see that there was a well planned toilet on the second floor with proper drainage system
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    Remains of bhangarh palace outside bathroom and toilet
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    Remains of Bhangarh Palace, different floors can be seen from here. Picture was clicked from second floor
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    View toward the right side of Bhangarh Palace, picture was clicked from the bathroom of queen
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    Exactly the backside of Bhangarh Palace
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    Gallery leading to right end of the fort (first floor)
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    After coming out from the Bhangarh Palace we reached Somnath Temple on the left side of Palace. It was beautiful piece of architecture and situated at a high level from the ground. There were a bunch of monkeys roaming here and there. We were careful so as not to disturb the monkeys. We entered the temple, it had beautiful crafted designs on its outside and inside.
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    Nandi at the Somnath Temple
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    Ceiling of Somnath Temple
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    There was not even a single inch of Temple which was not crafted, honestly a masterpiece.
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    Temple had beautiful crafted designs on its outsides too
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    There were few sculptors of Ganesh and other gods on the walls and pillars of the temple
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    While coming out of the Complex we noticed the information board by ASI (which was totally avoided during entry)
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    This small place on the top of hill is called Chattri and it is said that the tantrik who cursed Bhangarh lived there
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    Very old tree at Bhangarh complex, nobody was able to tell the age of this tree but according to stories its around 500 years old.
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    The ruins of Bhangarh town started showing as we walked few minutes from the fort, there was complete good evidence of broken houses and shops which was marked as Main Market. It was very obvious that once there was a well settled town which had all the facilities including drains and places to hold torch (mashaal) during dark hours. Broken structures were indicative of the grandeur of the locality, We walked around and looked inside the multi story housed and shops.



    It was another old tree in Bhangarh Complex
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    First and the biggest house in colony, may be belonged to some minister or head of the town. It had 3 big rooms, 2 small rooms (maybe kitchen n store), one lobby, backyard and stairway to go on first floor
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    Dancers Haveli
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    The way to Bhangarh Town
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    Dancers Haveli
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    Well planned homes of Bhangarh Town
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    There was this weird looking tree in the colony. It looked like the tree was almost devoured and it was looking as if it was devoid of life. For sure it looked spooky at night with its big eagle or some monster shaped figure.
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    Way to Main Market, here you can see several double story houses/shops
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    Same main market street
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    We thought of exploring this house and its remains but there was nothing apart from broken walls and scattered stones
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    At last (with all due respect to the historical monument, people who built it and the people who lived there) the place was strange and spooky enough to scare anyone during late night hours and one should not break the rules to enter this place during restricted hours.

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    We thought of exploring this house and its remains but there was nothing apart from broken walls and scattered stones

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