Agrasen Ki Baoli haunted (a.k.a. Agar Sain ki Baoli or Ugrasen ki Baoli) is the Delhi most haunted place. This is a stepwell, which is an ancient subterranean structure that was built in order to allow the people of India to have water all year long. There used to be thousands of these in existence, many of which actually had elaborate architecture. Read on to learn all about the paranormal activity and ghosts in Agrasen Ki Baoli haunted.
Agrasen Ki Baoli
While ancient Indians used to build water temples, stepwells and reservoirs, few of them are as exquisite as the Agrasen Ki Baoli haunted. This 104 red stone step baoli was originally submerged in murky water, making people think of it as one of Delhi’s most haunted place. Today it is a protected monument according to the Archeological Survey of India (ASI). There is actually a big board in place declaring the national importance of the Agrasen Ki Baoli haunted.
Besides being one of Delhi’s most haunted place, this stepwell is a unique blend of architecture with an impressive, highly inventive design that includes a series of grim, desolate arched structures that are nonetheless beautiful. Its rectangular designs stretches 60 meters long and 15 meters wide with a series of superimposed arches supported on piers or columns. Some of this design is permanently immersed in water but there are also three levels that are above water that are filled with alcoves and rooms that used to be sites for retreat (puja). A few of these rooms are considered to be dangerous and so they are secured with gates and have become a favorite dwelling place for pigeons and bats.
Why People feel that Agrasen Ki Baoli is Delhi’s most Haunted Place
Until recently the Agrasen Ki Baoli haunted had water but today it has dried up so that you can see the reservoir’s bed, which is full of bird feathers and droppings. The silence of this place deepens as you descend the stairs and the skyline will also disappear gradually adding to the ambiance of this place famous for its paranormal activities. Many people say that Agrasen Ki Baoli haunted is full of evil spirits and that you can actually feel the presence of an invisible ghost there who follows people around. They also believed that the black, murky water attracted and mesmerized vulnerable people, which is precisely the type of person that the ghost enjoys having there the most. In fact, those who were depressed were attracted to the black, filthy water within this stepwell where they would then be hypnotized and lured to their death by a power that would overtake them, causing them to jump into the stepwell’s water. Today this ghost is often referred to as the “Baoli of the unseen” and it is believed that he has the power to raise the water level in order to cause these terrible drowning deaths.
Agrasen Ki Baoli Haunted Location
The Agrasen Ki Baoli location is on Hailey Road close to Connaught Place (C.P), this haunted place in New Delhi is only a short walk from Jantar Mantar but you wouldn’t know that once you walk down the steps into the stepwell. Of course, as you are well aware, New Delhi is the capitol of India so it should come as no surprise that the Agrasen Ki Baoli haunted dates back to prior to the 14th century when it was rebuilt by the Agrawal community. Nobody knows for sure just how far back it dates though because there aren’t any historical records showing who actually built it. Nevertheless it’s believed that King Agrasen built this stepwell during the Mahabharat epic era (around 1339 B.C. or the 10th century).