The ancient Kiradu temple in India's Barmer district
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Braving a 'cursed' temple tourists are too scared to visit

When a student in Delhi dared BBC Pop Up to visit a "cursed" temple after dark, the team wanted to find out more.

Local officials in the western state of Rajasthan say tourists are put off visiting the 12th Century Kiradu temple complex because of a local legend.

Christian Parkinson and Vikas Pandey accepted the challenge and arrived just before sunset.

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  • 24 Apr 2016
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