Lucknow is famous amongst you all as the ‘City of Nawabs’ and boasts of its Chikankari handicraft all across the globe. Not just these, Tehzeeb, architecture and mouth-watering food, has marked Lucknow as a royal city.
However, the presence of eerie environment and places in the city is something people rarely know. It attracts the people who love horror and are courageous enough to spend time with spirits.
There’s a dark history of killings and mass destruction in the city, which support the roaming of rest less spirits in some areas. These places are really scary when the sun goes down. Take a sneak peek into the list of haunted places in Lucknow, that are ideal for lunch but not for dinner.
1. Nirala Nagar
Nirmala colony built over the land which was once a graveyard should be your first priority. It had two cremations, six graves, a scary peepal tree and a Shiv Temple, waiting for you. As Nirala Nagar is the heart of Lucknow, the locals are well versed with the weird incidents. You, being a stranger, must take care of yourself. Are you ready to settle?
2. Bara Imambara
With the magnificent architecture of Mughal period, the building is famous for the confusing maze (labyrinth) and underground rooms. The interiors are devoid of light and your torch might not be able to cut through the dark. Several times, people have gone inside but they never came back. You may enjoy the company of the lost spirits in the bizarre maze. Do you really want to visit alone?
3. Lucknow Railway Quarters
You would meet the spirit of a British Engineer named Bill Turner, who used to live and work in the Lucknow Railways. He married a young girl at a late age, who was in love with another engineer. Hauntingly they both were shot dead by Turner when caught red handed on Christmas eve. Few days later, Turner also committed suicide. And now, people have seen a white tall man roaming in the quarter. Beware, Christmas Eve is coming
4. Balrampur Hospital
Located near the Residency of Lucknow, you would be walking into a hospital built over a graveyard. Apparitions on the window, the footsteps in the hospital, creepy sounds like screaming and weeping, someone knocking at the door, etc. are common to the patients. You might become a permanent patient if you see these deadly horror shows.
5. Sikandar Bagh
You would find this place as a witness to the savagery of brutal Britishers. 2300 Indian Freedom Fighters lost their breath in the disputes and their bodies were not received a proper burial, still hunting for justice. Their spirits free-roam in the place for people like you to entertain them on moonlit nights.
6. Lucknow Residency
You would be amused when you see a devastated building with no roofs and doors. But, visit this place at night for the spooky look. You wouldn’t be disappointed with the horror the place has to offer. The rebellious Indian soldiers attacked the house, killing many English men, women and children. In the evenings a small white child follows the passers-by and request them to take him home. You can give him a stay?
Even after knowing the haunts of these laces, many people dare to visit them at night. It is not safe and advisable. Please take the paranormal activities seriously. You’re not knowing who’s standing beside you at any time.
Watch, whose hand is there on your shoulders?