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Address: Kuldhara, Jaisalmer, India
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Rarely seen any empty village Must visit .....something unique and having haunting stories attached. Ask guide to include the place if not.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

we really enjoyed this desserted village but were unsure of the stories told by the locals about the villagers being forced out

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

It was an eerie feeling to visit this unique place. It is a ghost village with ruins all around - the folklore is that the village was abandoned overnight. I would recommend one to spend some time looking at the ruins from the rooftop (of a house that Govt has reconstructed)...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Rarely seen any empty village Must visit .....something unique and having haunting stories attached. Ask guide to include the place if not.

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

It gives you a chill, imagining how families from 84 villages left everything and abandoned the place. It is left to you to believe the story that exists, it is really one of a kind place and highly recommended.

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Dubai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A century old village mysteriously abandoned by locals. Stay after 6.30 pm at your own peril. Old dilapidated structures add to the atmosphere.

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Kolkatta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

What a feeling!!!! People abandon the village in One night. Very big village still holding its stories. Few houses still have the roofs and you can see what technology is used to keep it cool

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Quite a few stories abound about Kuldhara, lying 15-17 kms west of Jaisalmer city. The more famous one talks about how about 250-300 years ago, instead of giving in to the debauched local ruler Salim Singh's demand for a forcible 'union' with the village-head's under-age daughter, the Brahmin residents of Kuldhara, united, decided to behead the girl in question, put... More 

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Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Wonder how the entire village vanished overnight... Despite the long veil how did the king see the beautiful girl's face and want to marry her ? The view from the roof top of a house is well worth a sight just before dusk ....

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

An eerie feeling getting into this abandonded town. The scenes might remind you of many hindi movie songs shot here.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Guide will tell u many stories we don't know the truth but the village is like a desert no one is staying there it looks people just vanished from this village u must take guide to hear the story of the village.

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