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Unusual villages you won't believe exist in India

Updated On Mar 10, 2023 03:55 PM IST
  • Each of these villages has its own unique history, culture, and traditions that make them fascinating and worth a visit.
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India is a diverse country with a rich cultural heritage and a variety of landscapes. As a result, there are several unusual villages in India that are unique and fascinating. Here are a few: (Representative Image (Unsplash)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 10, 2023 03:55 PM IST

India is a diverse country with a rich cultural heritage and a variety of landscapes. As a result, there are several unusual villages in India that are unique and fascinating. Here are a few: (Representative Image (Unsplash))

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Hiware Bazar, Maharashtra: Hiware Bazar was once a drought-prone village, but it has transformed itself into a prosperous village through sustainable farming practices and water management. Today, it is one of the richest villages in India. (Instagram/@myahmednagar) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Hiware Bazar, Maharashtra: Hiware Bazar was once a drought-prone village, but it has transformed itself into a prosperous village through sustainable farming practices and water management. Today, it is one of the richest villages in India. (Instagram/@myahmednagar)

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Malana, Himachal Pradesh: Malana is a remote village that is known for its unique culture and customs. The villagers believe that they are the descendants of Alexander the Great and follow their own set of laws and traditions.Malana, Himachal Pradesh: Malana is a remote village that is known for its unique culture and customs. The villagers believe that they are the descendants of Alexander the Great and follow their own set of laws and traditions. (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Malana, Himachal Pradesh: Malana is a remote village that is known for its unique culture and customs. The villagers believe that they are the descendants of Alexander the Great and follow their own set of laws and traditions.Malana, Himachal Pradesh: Malana is a remote village that is known for its unique culture and customs. The villagers believe that they are the descendants of Alexander the Great and follow their own set of laws and traditions. (REUTERS)

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Kuldhara, Rajasthan: Kuldhara is an abandoned village that is said to be cursed. Legend has it that the villagers left the village overnight, and anyone who tries to settle in the village will face dire consequences. As a result, the village remains abandoned to this day. (Instagram/@localpagdandi) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Kuldhara, Rajasthan: Kuldhara is an abandoned village that is said to be cursed. Legend has it that the villagers left the village overnight, and anyone who tries to settle in the village will face dire consequences. As a result, the village remains abandoned to this day. (Instagram/@localpagdandi)

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Mawlynnong, Meghalaya: Mawlynnong is a village known for its cleanliness and eco-friendliness. It has been awarded the title of "Cleanest Village in Asia" and "Cleanest Village in India" due to its clean streets, well-maintained gardens, and strict rules against littering. (Instagram/@pradeeppenumadu1) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Mawlynnong, Meghalaya: Mawlynnong is a village known for its cleanliness and eco-friendliness. It has been awarded the title of "Cleanest Village in Asia" and "Cleanest Village in India" due to its clean streets, well-maintained gardens, and strict rules against littering. (Instagram/@pradeeppenumadu1)

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Kongthong, Meghalaya: Kongthong is a unique village located in the East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya, known for its unique musical language. The villagers communicate with each other using a musical language, where each person has a unique melody that represents their name. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 10, 2023 03:55 PM IST

Kongthong, Meghalaya: Kongthong is a unique village located in the East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya, known for its unique musical language. The villagers communicate with each other using a musical language, where each person has a unique melody that represents their name. (AFP)

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