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Kuldhara Abandoned Village

Kuldhara, Jaisalmer, India
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Ranked #10 of 41 Attractions in Jaisalmer
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

You need to pay for entry fee for entering into Kuldhara Village. You may have heard of great haunted and horror stories of Kuldhara and they are true which you'll realize when you visit Kuldhara.

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Noida, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Well, in the 80s, we saw many Bollywood heroes entering an abandoned village where houses have been evacuated due to some evil power. The entrance to this village is exactly like that. The village is nice with a small newly constructed temple where it is worth to have some good photos.

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Ludhiana, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

there is entry fee for it. visit it while travel to sam count 1 hour for it from main road travel and take some memorable shots in this ruin village. good pictures when you see at home stories about the village may be true but nothing horrible like some reviews in back. also take some snaps on the main road... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The abandoned village of Kuldhara has a great fascinating legend and when you view the place along with the driver narrating the sad story, the place come alive. Negative points - beware of guides (you don't need any, just ask your car drive to narrate the story) and cleanliness (unlike other archaeological monuments, it is not kept neat).

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Worth a visit. Learn about the story behind the village. However, its not something you cannot miss as well

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pune
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We visited at the time of sunset. As we entered inside we saw an entire village was empty with broken walls and bricks spread all around. Dusty Village with temple like structures and houses. Long narrow lanes crisscrossing everywhere. Very different shivering feeling over there. We scared when one old lady came for beg a money, we just remembered 'OM... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Good to see empty temple and houses. on the way to Sam desert. Roads are little bad. but worth seeing.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

It was told that 84 villages were abandoned in one night due to one of the ministers around 2 centuries ago. Please is good see on how people used to stay. We saw the house of the Sarpanch and a temple which is still intact. IT should not be missed. Post that you can go for Desert Safari which is... More

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

History of 300 yrs back. Around 84 villages abandoned the area due to the harassment of one of the Vajir. Story is not probable, it might be due to drought or any other natural problem.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We were advised by locals that there was nothing really to see there, but the evocative atmosphere of a town (normally described as a village, but too big for that) simply deserted overnight was impressive.

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