Ghosts, spirits and paranormal activities are something that some people believe, and some don’t. But one thing that is sure about it is that you cannot just ignore it. From the time a child can understand, he knows what “Bhoot” is! Kolkata is the cultural capital of the country, but as you look deep in it, you can discover the haunted secrets of the city. Kolkata is home to many ancient buildings and some of them are home to ghosts and spirits! The city is also considered to be a hub of tantra and black magic. Sounds interesting, right? Do you have a chill down your spine or do you get excited from the horror tales? Are you a horror movie buff? Are you among those who go to see every horror film in the theater just to get the extra thrill?
If you are one of them, who finds adventure in spookiness, then you must surely visit these haunted places once you are in Kolkata.
1. National Library, Alipore – A Haunting in Kolkata!
National Library, Kolkata (Source)
People reading alone in the library have felt the presence of someone breathing down their neck; this is what people say about The National Library in Kolkata. This happens even more when they do not keep a book in place from where they took it from. It is also said that sounds of footsteps are heard near them. Apart from being the largest library in India, this spookiness in this library makes it one of the most haunted places in Kolkata. There are many stories which connect to these supernatural events taking place. Some believe that it is the ghost of the wife of Lord Metcalfe who keeps roaming in the halls. The librarians working there have also complained that they have felt their chairs being drawn away, books being dropped down and pages rifled. If ghosts who enjoy a good laugh and good books could easily be your favourite kind of ghosts, consider visiting this mysterious library!
Another eerie secret of this place opened when a mysterious room was discovered in this 250 year old building that nobody knew about. Nobody could even enter the room as there was no opening, not even trapdoors. There have been so many supernatural activities in the library that one would not even find a guard during night shift. Who wants to risk his life, right? If you wish to feel the spookiness, this place is a must visi