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Address: Kuldhara, Jaisalmer, India

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A Ghost Village near India- Pakistan Border

some 17 Kms ahead of Jaisalmer, lies a totally abandoned Village,a desolate village or a Village which has been cursed, and brings sadness to heart. Some 300 years ago, it used... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Bhopal, India
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Bhopal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

some 17 Kms ahead of Jaisalmer, lies a totally abandoned Village,a desolate village or a Village which has been cursed, and brings sadness to heart. Some 300 years ago, it used to be a prosperous village of Paliwal Brahmins under the state of Jaisalmer.There are many stories associated with this village, some may be true and some just a Hoax.rows... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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20 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

well we have read about this abandoned village and we had to see this place for ourselves. It was not as thrilling with so much constriction work going on .. Its hardly the spooky village that its made out to be, but is an exicting place to see

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

It's just an abandoned village nothing amusing here.. Just a temple and many abandoned huts. We went there while on our way to sam and were out within few minutes. For faint hearted it could still be spooky but don't expect anything you hear from locals.. no ghost to see here...

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Gurgaon, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Located en-route Sam sand dunes off Jaisalmer, this place will definitely remind you a Bollywood style movie set. It's an odd 7-8 Kms lonely drive from the Jaisalmer-Sam main road. It is a protected heritage. You will be welcomed by a lone guard. The moment you get inside, you can realize it is a long abandoned village. 4X4 vehicle is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The abandoned village is on the way to Sam.. so one does not have to make a detour for the site. It is reminiscent of the Indus Valley Civilisation sites (as I havew seen from oictures) .. though of course it is built in sand-stone and not bricks. There were 2 things I could not understand. A.> All the houses... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This has got history attached to it, however, only plan if you are planning to go to Sam sand dunes, as this is almost on the way. Not worth going as a standalone destination. Going with a guide would help, as you wont be able to figure out much on your own.

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I had heard a lot about this place before so thought about visiting it . Its situated inroads from jaisalmer- sam . It is a site protected by the Govt . Entering here u will see so man ruins of houses . The multitude makes you realize that it must have been a huge village at that time .It did... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Our driver, VIP Vicky Tours, took us here enroute to Jaiselmer. Thank you! This heritage site is currently going through major renovation and it's cool to se the old and reconstructed. Only a few workers and a big job that will take years to complete. Cost is meager 10 pp, there is a also great story about why it's a... More 

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Delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Despite its tragic history, the abandoned village of Kuldhara is a place one has to see during a trip to Jaisalmer. All in yellow sandstone, in tune with the golden sand, the ruins of the houses and the temple remind one of the tragedy that befell the folks. Beautiful sunset view from here. Just go and walk, you will love... More 

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New Delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

About 15-20 km off Jaisalmer, this village has many notorious linkages! Often termed as the Ghost town, a haunted place, deserted, abandoned and a cursed placed. The village was occupied by Paliwals, the Brahmin community. There are theories that one of the high ranking officials of Royal family wanted to forcefully marry the daughter of the headman of the village,... More 

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