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5 Unusual Places In India The World Doesn't Know About Yet

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The whole world wants to travel to these villages in India. Do you even know about them? Look what HolidayIQ Travellers have to say.

5 Unusual Places In India The World Doesn't Know About Yet:

  1. Shani Shingnapur, Ahmednagar (Maharashtra)
  2. Magnetic Hill, Ladakh (Leh) (Jammu & Kashmir)
  3. Solapur (Maharashtra)
  4. Roopkund, Gopeshwar (Uttarakhand)
  5. Lahaul and Spiti (Himachal Pradesh)

1. Village Without Doors - Shani Shignapur, Maharashtra

Village Without Doors - Shani Shignapur, Maharashtrasource: womenpla.net

Shani Shinagpur is known for its popular Shani Temple and has never witnessed any crime. The village has no door frames and locks in homes. Taking note of the near-zero crime rate, the UCO Bank has also opened a 'lock-less' branch in this village, the first-of-its-kind in India.

Luxury: JW Marriott Hotel

Mid-range: Marine Plaza Hotel

Budget: Hotel Tunga Paradise

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26 Sightseeings

2. Defying Laws Of Gravity - Magnetic Hill, Ladakh

Defying Laws Of Gravity - Magnetic Hill, Ladakhsource: Wikimedia

HolidayIQ Traveller Devi Nair shares, “A popular stop for tourists, the Magnetic Hill is a short drive away from Gurudwara Pathar Sahib. It is on the Leh Highway & gives the illusion that vehicles can slowly move upwards.” 

Mid-range stay: Apple Nubra Cottage

Budget stay: Hotel Chube, Ladakh 

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97 Sightseeings

3. Land of Snakes - Shetpal, Maharashtra

Land of Snakes - Shetpal, Maharashtrasource: vegmomos.com

Shetpal in Sholapur district  is known for snake worship. No cases of snake bites have been reported in this village despite snakes moving about freely in every household.

Luxury: Fariyas Resort Lonavla

Mid-range: Avion Holiday Resort

Budget: Girivihar Holiday Club

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75 Sightseeings

4. Lake of Skeletons - Roopkund Lake, Uttarakhand

Lake of Skeletons - Roopkund Lake, Uttarakhandsource: Wikimedia

The lake is popularly known as Skeleton Lake or Mystery Lake. The spine-chilling attraction of this lake are the 600-odd human skeletons that were discovered here. 

Luxury: Ananda - in the Himalayas

Mid-range: Cottage-in-Hills

Budget: Holm Farm Heritage

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9 Sightseeings

5. Mummy of Sangha Tenzing - Gue Village, Spiti

Mummy of Sangha Tenzing - Gue Village, Spitisource: allindiablog.org

If you thought mummies were only found in Egypt, think again. In a little village called Gue, in Himachal's Spiti district, lays the remarkably well-preserved 500-year-old mummy of Sangha Tenzing, a Buddhist monk from Tibet. It was found in a sitting position, with his skin and hair intact.
Mid-range: Hotel Ibex

Budget: Sakya Abode

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