10 haunted places in Delhi that will give you chills

Delhi is famous for many things, especially for the traces of history that are scattered everywhere. There are many historical monuments and places of interest that will take you back in time! And where there is history, one can expect the souls of the past still present in everything. Just the idea of visiting these places alone can make you feel uncomfortable. But if you want to go explore the world of the supernatural then it is possible to get something to wonder about the rest of your life!

1. Jamali Kamali Mosque and Tomb

Jamali Kamali Mosque and Tomb is a small complex located inside the Mehrauli Archaeological Park. The place was named after renowned Sufi saints named Jamali and Kamali. Both were believed to be close friends and their graves are adjacent to each other. The place is considered haunted and those who ventured here after sunset have reported hearing sounds from the ankle of dancers. It is not considered safe to visit the area after sunset.

How to get there: The nearest metro station is Qutab Minar. You can take a walk from the station to reach the area. The resort is open every day of the week from 10 am to 6 pm.


This great forest is near the institutional area of Qutb and is famous for the horror stories that are connected to it. It is said that the forest is inhabited by the spirits of innumerable saints emanating from the Mazars around. Sounds of children crying can be heard and many claims that the ghost of a woman in white stops them from asking for a ride and then disappears in the air.

How to get there: The forest is near Vasant Kunj area and there are multiple points of entry and exit. You will find almost no restrictions, except for those created by the mind.

3. Malcha Mahal

Located in the diplomatic enclave of Chanakyapuri, Malcha Mahal is an old building where there lived two eccentric brothers who were said to be descendants of the Nawab of Oudh. This was originally a hunting lodge made during the Tughlaq era. It is now surrounded by Delhi Ridge and is declared unsafe by most due to the occurrence of paranormal activities at its premises.

How to get there: Malcha Mahal is located near Sardar Patel Marg.

4. Fierce Shah Kotla

Fierce Shah Kotla fort was built by Feroz Shah Tughlaq in 1354. It is believed that there are the genie that exists here and can possess any person with weak stars. It is advisable not to enter the premises after wearing perfume or with the open hair because these things attract the spirits. Tourists and visitors have reported feeling dizzy and coming back only to find strange figures lurking around them. On Thursdays, people come here to offer prayers to the spirits.

How to get there: The nearest metro station is Pragati Maidan and you can take a car from there. There is no entrance fee and the times are from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.


This place has remained abandoned for several years and is considered to be haunted by the invisible forces that sway around in the form of strong winds and circle around the people who are there in the dark!

How to get there: The nearest underground station is Jhandewalan and the premises remain open from sunset to sunset.


Many British families rest in peace in this cemetery. The cemetery is considered haunted and many have seen a ghost riding a horse and suddenly disappears when it approached.

How to get there: It is located just minutes from the Kashmere Gate metro station.


Chor Minar is located near Hauz Khas, which is an access point for the history junkies. The tower has small windows and it is believed that the thieves during that time were killed and their heads were hung so that all can see through those windows. Many residents of the nearby have said that it is possible to see those heads still hanging after sunset.

How to get there: Nearest metro is Hauz Khas and there is no entry fee.

8. Khooni darwaza

The Khooni Darwaza sounds rather scary and a lot of stories surround. Also known as the Lal Darwaza, which was built during the Mughal era. It is one of the 13 surviving gates in Delhi. If you have to believe the stories, Bahadur Shah Zafar's 3 children were brutally murdered here by the British. The ghosts of the Mughal princess still hover over the area in order to avenge their murder. They show the heads of the delinquents killed here during the reign of Sher Shah Suri. It is also said that the Emperor Jahangir ordered the execution of the children of Rahim Khan-I-Khana at this very door.

How to get there: The nearest metro station is Pragati Maidan.


This is the oldest cemetery of Christians in Delhi. People say they have seen a ghost without a head that moves around the graves of those who rest in peace. Strange noises can be heard and no one dares to wander around the cemetery alone. Some also say that they have often seen a child asking passersby about their missing parents! How to get there: It is located 5 minutes away from the Kashmere Gate.

10. Agrasen Ki Baoli

Agrasen ki Baoli is an ancient step well built by Maharaja Agrasen the mid-14th century. Legend has it that the water present in the passage well was cursed. The one who entered here in the dark was induced to commit suicide jumping in the waters for no apparent reason. It was said that in this way the water level rose and the curse tried to reach its fullness.

How to get there: The nearest metro station is the Barakhamba Road. There is no entrance fee and it stays open every day of the week from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM.