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Address: Kuldhara | On the road to Sam Sand Dunes and the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer 345001, India
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The Haunted village

The famous haunted village along with 84 other small villages which was abandoned in one night. Kuldhara was the biggest and is the heritage of Jaisalmer. Its beauty can be... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2016
New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

The famous haunted village along with 84 other small villages which was abandoned in one night. Kuldhara was the biggest and is the heritage of Jaisalmer. Its beauty can be measured only when one visits the palce.

Thank amicableaditi459
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We visited this village during our camel safari trip. We were told a nice history of this village. Architecture of the village is Admirable. A fee cost rs 10 to get in is worth.

Thank Carana J
Nagercoil, India
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

We visited this place after seeing the Rajasthan govt tourism ad which showed tourists exploring this place at night. But our cab driver said they dont allow tourists to visit this place at night and so we visited this place in the morning. The village has an interesting story being it and it was really sad to see such a... More 

Thank KarthikRamesh91
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

this place is on the way to Sam sand dunes and is full of rubbles of houses of the inhabitants who left it in one night. The story behind this village is sad and you can feel the sadness when you are there. Few of the houses are being restored to show how they actually lived.

Thank Ramya K
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

jus the tale of haunted village is interesting.nothing much to see. jus abandoned houses.but you can get an idea how ppl lived in those years.

Thank itzgayathri
Pune, Maharashtra, India
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

There are plenty of such abandoned villages in India. The locals said that it's Aaj Tak news channel who publicize this village as haunted village. There is tale associated with this village but when you visit it's disappointing. Some ruins, nothing else. There is entry ticket of Rs 50 for car(Why????) No facilities (restaurant / washrooms) are offered here. It... More 

Thank shantanushukla
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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Since we started our Jaisalmer trip, we heard about the history of Paliwals and it was really interesting. Moreover, there was a friend among us who was Paliwal to ignore or avoid visiting Kuldhara - but indeed it was worth visiting this place knowing about the planned way this village was constructed and the way those people lived some 700... More 

Thank devilaldivya
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

It is said to be haunted but it is beautiful. It is associated with jaisalmer king who fell in love with a brahmin girl from kuldhara. Nobody knows, where villagers of this village went in the night to avoid the inter caste wedding

Thank vidhi_goel
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Reviewed 9 December 2016

On our way to the sand dunes, we stopped for a visit at this abandoned village. History recounts that over 200 years ago, a lesser Raj of Jaisalmer who was of the warrior cast wanted to marry a woman from the village, but because she was of a higher cast, Brahmin, the village leaders refused. Angry he sent his soldiers... More 

Thank Maurice A
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

Its on the way of sand dunes, and it will not take more then an hour to visit it, so in my opinion its good to visit once, i have never seen such type of place.

Thank Nitin J

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