6 unusual places you won’t believe existed in India
Looking for an adventure? Why to go anywhere else when our country is a one full-fledged mystery land. India is home to many unusual places, which are still unknown to many. Our country has something to offer for every single travel enthusiast, be it a historical monument or an enigmatic tale. These might seem uncanny to you, but such places actually exist in India. After visiting these place, you’ll feel compelled to acknowledge what an incredible country India is.
India’s Highest but Tragic Waterfalls Nohkalikai, Meghalaya It is the highest plunge waterfall in India at a height of 115 feet. The story behind the name of these falls suggest that a woman named Ka Likai jumped to her death after husband killed her daughter and cooked up her remains into a meal. Her suicide gave the waterfall its name Nohkalikai which means ‘Fall of Ka Likai’.
Hanging Pillar of Andhra Pradesh Out of 70 pillars of Lepakshi temple in Andhra Pradesh, one hangs without any support! Visitors pass object under the pillar to check if there’s any support. And to their surprise, the pillar is actually floating without any support.
Land of Mass Bird Suicides This beautiful village of Jatinga experiences an uncanny phenomenon every year. Every monsoon, hundreds of migratory birds fly and crash with full speed in the trees and cliffs, leading to their painful death. The real reason behind these bird’s unusual behaviour is still a mystery.
World’s Largest River Island Did you know that world’s largest river island is situated in India? Located on the mighty river Brahmaputra, Majuli is world’s largest river island.
Lake of Skeletons Yes there’s a lake called Roopkund Lake in Chamoli, Uttarakhand situated at an height of 16,500 feet. It is popularly known as ‘skeleton lake’ by the locals. Approximately, 600 skeletons were discovered here which dated back to the 9th century.
Lake of Skeletons, Roopkund Chamoli Uttarakhand
Magnetic Hill, Ladakh It is one of the most exciting sight of Ladakh situated at a height of 11000 feet above sea level. The hill is said to be magnetic as the cars and vehicles seems to be pulled towards the hill even when the ignition is off. This actually happens due to the optical illusion created by the layout of the slope.