Most Unusual Places to Visit in India

Most Unusual Places to Visit in India

Submitted by :- naresh    Last updated :- Nov 28 2013     View count :- 1613

Shani Shingnapur

A shrine of Lord Shani that protects the locals of Shani Shingnapur,  and is located at 35 km from the ahmadnagar city, Maharashtra. Shingnapur is also famous for the fact that no house in the village has doors, only door frames. Despite this, no theft is reported in the village. Villagers never keep their valuables under lock and key. Villagers believe that the temple is a "jagrut devasthan" meaning "alive temple”, meaning that the god here is very powerful. They believe that god Shani punishes anyone attempting theft.

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Karni Mata Mandir

Karni Mata Mandir in Deshnok, India, a temple famous for its huge rat population. This temple was created following Karni Mata s inexplicable disappearance from her home. Rats are provided milk and food every day, and this fed give up to about Rs. 2, 02,785 to the temple every year. Every morning at 11 o clock rats gather around a large basin of milk set to the side for them in the outer chamber of the temple.

Magnetic Hill

Experience Anti Gravity Drive at Magnetic Hill in Leh. Magnet Hill is a gravity hill located near Leh in Ladakh, India. The hill is alleged to have magnetic properties strong enough to pull cars uphill and force passing aircraft to increase their altitude in order to escape magnetic interference, while in fact, this is a purely optical effect caused by layout of the surroundings.

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Kuldhara

Kuldhara village near Jaisalmer has a very unique history! It is said that the residents of 84 neighboring villages including Kuldhara vacated the villages overnight around 170 years back!! No one is sure where they have gone, but they are believed to have migrated to a place somewhere near Jodhpur.

Bhangarh

Bhangarh is rumored to be a haunted and cursed town, so much so even the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has a signboard by the main gate stating: "Entering the borders of Bhangarh before sunrise and after sunset is strictly prohibited."

Floating Islands

The largest single mass of phumdi is in the southeastern part of the lake, covering an area of 40 km square. This mass constitutes the world’s largest floating park, named Keibul Lamjao National Park.

Living Tree Bridges

Cherrapunji is credited with being the wettest place on earth. A variety of Indian rubber tree growing along the banks of the rivers or the streams of this hilly region scientifically named Ficus elastic.

living tree bridges

RoopKund

Roopkund, The mysterious skeleton lake in Uttarakhand, India. The skeletons are visible in the clear water of the shallow lake during one month period, when ice melts. When a team from National Geographic magazine retrieved about 30 skeletons, flesh was still attached to some of the skeletons. One study identified the skeletons as those of Indians. Later studies placed the time of mass death is around 9th century AD.

Ram Setu Bridge

The Rama Sethu land formation, linking southern India to northern Sri Lanka, is an example of such a sacred symbol which is revered in Hindu tradition as the bridge constructed by Lord Rama and his army to cross into Lanka and defeat the demon Ravana.

The Bike Temple

Om Banna is shrine near Jodhpur, India, devoted to a motorcycle god, also called Bullet Baba. It is located 50 km away from Jodphur on the highway to Pali, near Chotila village. The bike is a Royal Enfield Bullet 350.

 

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