1. Shaniwarwada Fort – Most Haunted Place in Pune
What comes out of a place renowned for excruciating amount of treachery, pain and betrayal of its residents? Paranormal activities in the night! The Shaniwarwada Fort tops the list of the most haunted places in Pune.
The magnificent structure of the fort doesn’t give away the mysteries hidden inside it. If we go as per the local legends, the spirit of a dead young prince, named Narayan Rao Peshwa, haunts the fort. Brutally and mercilessly murdered, the prince’s final words – Kaka Mala Vachva (uncle save me) can sometimes be heard on full moon nights. Chilling, right?
2. Symbiosis-Viman Road – Horror strikes on Full Moon Nights
The popular university of Pune – Symbiosis is at the end of Viman Road. We bet it never occurred to you that this road has its own set of mysteries and uncanny occurrences.
On most evenings, after sunset, dogs start barking at empty spaces for no reason. Locals always advise new residents or students to avoid this road after midnight and full moon nights, because that is when the spirits are the strongest.
So, if you are anywhere around Symbiosis University next time, you know where you have to be cautious and where the thrill of the dead lies.
3. Victory Theatre – Scary giggles and manic laughter
There is something about single screen theatres that takes you back to the bygone era. If you are still an ardent fan of theatres, here is a spooky horror story about the Victory Theatre in Pune. Caution Alert! It is right at the top of the list of Pune haunted places. You will think twice about late night movie shows after reading this story. The Victory Theatre is housed in a building that is completely haunted. From stalls accommodating rickety chairs to empty corridors brewing some sinister plans, the theatre has it all. During the day, everything is gay and happy-going, however, when night descends, strange occurrences start taking place. Cruel laughter, banging of the seats and scary giggles, a midnight show at this theatre is enough to scare you out of your wits. Next time, instead of watching a late-night horror show, just watch any show at this theatre. It will be enough horror to last for a lifetime.
4. Choice Hostel – For those sleepless nights
Ever come across a popular boys’ hostel that is infamous for paranormal activities? This hostel on Karve Road is every boy’s worst nightmare come true. While the atmosphere becomes eerie every night, Saturday evenings is the worst time to be at the hostel.
Students who have lived at the hostel claimed seeing a lady walk in the corridors in a red saree in the wee hours of the night. Yes, she holds a candle too. Sounds like the classic Bollywood horror movie, doesn’t it? The rumors around the place even state that the ghost accompanies them when they are sleeping or taking a bath at night.