India is a diverse country where travellers find extraordinary topography and fascinating tourist destinations in the form of majestic snowcapped Himalayas, lush green valleys, meandering rivers, exotic wildlife sanctuaries, amazing architectures, misty hill stations, and stunning beaches. Apart, there is also a parallel list of unique, and bizarre attractions in India that probably even avid travelers are unaware of. From haunted places to destinations that defy logic and science, our country is full of marvels that will leave you mesmerized as part of India tour packages. If you are among those who wish to explore unique places in India, check out our list of some of the weird places to visit in India here.
Toilet Museum, New Delhi
Located in Dwarka in west Delhi, the Toilet Museum is one of the unique places to visit in India and is designated as the weirdest museum in the world by Time Magazine. Built in 1992 by Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak (a social activist), it is established to address the global history of sanitation and toilets. Also known as Sulabh International Museum of Toilet, the museum exhibits varied styles of toilets from over 50 countries that range from ornately carved toilets to painted urinals and related anecdotes. The museum is divided into three sections-Ancient, Medieval, and Modern. With an array of privies, chamber pots, toilet furniture, bidets, and water closets, the museum portrays a history of toilets and sewage systems from 3000 BC to the modern-day. Besides, the museum got popular through the cleanliness drive by our Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the very famous Bollywood movie (Toilet- Ek Prem Katha). Thronged by tourists from all over the world, it is one of the weird places to visit in Delhi.
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New Lucky Restaurant, Gujarat
Another weird place in India, the New Lucky Restaurant located in the Lal Darwaza region of Ahmedabad. The restaurant was built around 60 years ago on an old Muslim Cemetery. Instead of removing or covering the coffins, the owner constructed the restaurant around it and offered a unique chance for people to dine at this restaurant. Delicious food at an affordable price is served to customers. Also, the staff cleans all the graves every morning and adorns them with fresh flowers. Besides its tasty food, the restaurant is regarded as one of the best places to visit in Ahmedabad for its uniqueness. Dining at this restaurant in Ahmedabad will surely give you an unforgettable experience that attracts a large number of visitors as part of Ahmedabad Tour Packages.
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Channapatna Dog Temple, Karnataka
Channapatna Dog temple is one of the unique and weird places situated in Agrahara Valagerehalli village in the city of Channapatna in Karnataka. Built in 2010, the temple worships dogs alongside the deity. Locals believe that dogs protect the city from negativity and bad culture. The temple also hosts a festival to honor the dogs. Apart, Channapatna is also known as the ‘town of toys’ where one can get beautiful and colorful lacquerware and wooden toys and dolls. If you are a Dog lover, then it is one of the unique places to visit near Bangalore.
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Karni Mata Temple, Rajasthan
Popularly known as ‘Rat Temple’, Karni Mata Temple is another religious site that is counted among the most weirdest places in India, and among the top places to visit in Bikaner. The temple is around 600-year-old and houses around 25,000 live rats which are worshipped here. It is believed that Laxman, the son of Karni Mata was drowned in a pond close to the temple. Then, she prayed to the Lord Yama who agreed and blessed that Laxman, and all his brothers will be reincarnated as rats. These holy rats are known as kabbas, and the food eaten by them is considered to be holy and is later served as prasadam. Influenced by Mughal style of architecture, the temple is adorned with a fantastic marble facade and carvings that add more charm to the place. Besides, a grand fair is organized every year in the temple during the Navratri that draws large crowd as part of Bikaner Tour Packages.
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Shani Shingnapur, Maharashtra
Shani Shingnapur is one of the weird places in India where the houses and shops have no doors. Sounds interesting and weird right? Situated around 84 km from Aurangabad, it is a popular religious place where Lord Shani is worshipped, and among the best places to visit near Pune. Locals believe that the village and villagers are protected by Lord Shani and anyone who attempts theft is punished by the God. Like these, there are numerous traditions followed in this village from past 400 years that make this place a unique and weird. Visited by thousands of devotees throughout the year, it is one of the must include in Shirdi tour packages.
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