Mysterious Skeleton Lake Roopkund


Hey, folks today I am gonna present you the story of a Mysterious skeleton lake. This lake is called Roopkund, It is a high altitude glacial lake in the Himalayas. It is situated in the height of 16000 Feet in the Uttrakhand province of India surrounded by glaciers and snowy mountains.

Roopkund Lake
Roopkund Lake Uttarakhand

Roopkund is a popular trekking destination among youngsters. But there is also a mystery linked with The Roopkund lake, The mystery of ancient skeletons frozen inside a 3-meter deep lake. During the specific months of the year, The bottom of the shallow lake becomes visible and the hundreds of mysterious human skeletons can be seen at the bottom of the lake. It is believed that there are around 300 skeletons of humans on the bottom of Roopkund lake. When people discovered this place, No one knows who the remains belong to. In addition, many jewels and artifacts were found there. After conducting radiocarbon dating it is found that they are dated back to 850 AD.

But according to legends, The king of Kannauj was traveling through this path with their servants and they all died in that place because of the heavy storm. There are many stories related to Roopkund, But the real mystery is still unsolved.

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