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Kuldhara Abandoned Village

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Address: Kuldhara, Jaisalmer, India

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Abandoned for 500 years

There is an interesting story behind why this village was abandoned. This is on the way to the desert and takes half an hour to explore. There is a cactus park just outside the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
Gaurav S
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New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

There is an interesting story behind why this village was abandoned. This is on the way to the desert and takes half an hour to explore. There is a cactus park just outside the village gate. Do visit that if you are interested in flora. They charge a nominal fee for car entry, irrespective of the number of people in... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Haunted place surrounded with stories of real life into deserted place. Preferably don't visit with small children or after dark.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

I loved the story behind this place. Worth a visit if you are heading out into the desert anyway, but I wouldn't trouble with it if it means going out of your way to see it. The buildings are very beautiful but they are not all that old.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

It is a very dusty walk around the village but an interesting walk around history. The abandoned village is worth a visit. Narrow roads and small homes give an impression of past lives living here. Some good guide can weave around a good story but not sure if you should believe in them. They are more fables than facts. Would... More 

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Mumbai, India
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Really nothing haunted about it. Too many stories and myths about this village, but god only knows the truth. They charge nominal fees to check this place, but its sad that there is no information about this place. Maybe they really don't want to share the true story. If you have less time in hand then its OK to miss... More 

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New Delhi, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Went with a lot of expectations . At first glance it looks very interesting but there are no placards to explain anything .came to know its history only after visiting some other haveli in Jaisalmer .a sound and light show would certainly bring about a lot of value addition

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New Delhi, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

waste of time and money. Very poorly managed and seems like not cleaned for years. Just the mechanism of Govt to mint money

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Bhilai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Though deserted now this village was fully occupied few years ago but was abandoned in just one night as all the villagers fled away due to kings brutality. But it looks amazingly beautiful even though it has broken houses. Its a must visit place when you are at Sam.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This is a new experience to visit the ghost village. I really wonder about the existance of the ghosts. Good architecture of the ruined houses,. A broken village with lot of history behind...

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Rosebud, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Suryagarh Hotel do a midnight ghost tour of the village.It was interesting to be out at midnight in the middle of nowhere and enter this abandoned village. Our tour guide Sheetansh was excellent i was so frightened i didn't want to get out of the car, we were the only ones in the village and it was spooky . A... More 

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