At a distance of about 400 kms from Delhi, Bhangarh is famous for its haunted ‘Haveli
A road trip with your friends is just the perfect gettaway for the weekend.
The premises of the fort is prohibited for human movement after 6pm, due to the numerous reports of paranormal activity.
A walk through the main premises starts with a stroll through the Jauhari bazaar, which still boasts of the remnants of the 17th century architecture
The stoned pathway is mostly occupied by langurs and wild animals that surround the vicinity.
The Jauhari bazaar opens into a vast space, which contains the temples and the old post office of the Rajput emperor that reigned Bhangarh.
As of now, the locals extract palm leave from the trees growing in and around the ruins.
The innumerous rumors about paranormal activity inside the fort is nullified by the locals. Yet the fort, even in broad daylight seems spooky to the first time visitor.
The fort, when made stood 7 storeys tall.
Over 300 years, attacked by the extremely vicious Thar temperature, it has now crumbled down to 4 storeys.
The boundaries of the fort run in three parallel layers, which were done in an effort to step up security for the then emperor of the fort.
The interiors of the fort smells of dead animals (or some say dead humans).
The ceilings of the topmost storey which housed the kings room has given in to rugged climate and is mostly broken pillars and huge chunks of stone.
What you take away from this visit to the haunted fort is the impeccable architecture that the Rajput dynasty boasted of.
The Bhangarh skyline is blank.
As if someone specifically prevents households from developing near the area.
Haunted or not? Is your call.
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