5 haunted places in Kolkata that'll send chills down your spine

Haunted places are not for the faint-hearted. Some people enjoy the adrenaline rush they get while visiting spooky places while

Published on Feb 15, 2022 08:31 PM IST 6 Photos

Every place in India has its own share of ghost stories. Kolkata, the 'City of Joy,' not only attracts visitors for its rich cultural places but also its spooky sites that send chills down one's spine.(Representative image/Unsplash)

Writers Building: In this 300-year-old building lies a room that has some secrets. It is in this room where Captain Simpson of East India Company was murdered by the famous revolutionaries of India, Dinesh, Badal and Binay. There are people who work in the building today but everyone leaves before the sunsets. (Instagram/@avixart)

Rabindra Sarobar Metro Station: This is considered to be one of the most haunted places in Kolkata where several suicides have taken place since the last few decades. Passengers of the last train of the day claim to have seen figures and shadows that disappear in a blink of an eye. (Instagram/@mayuresh_roy_chowdhury)


National Library: There have been many instances where people have felt someone breathing down their neck while reading there. The librarian has also witnessed chairs being pulled and books dropping from the shelves even when the library is empty. (Instagram/@sratravelogue)

Howrah Bridge: The Mullick Ghat flower market, located under the bridge has witnessed several paranormal activities. Wrestlers who come for their practice early in the morning claimed to have seen flailing hands in the river. (Instagram/@the_.kolkata._diariesandsnehasishdas3389)