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Kangra , Himachal Pradesh

Kangra is one of those towns in Himachal Pradesh which was so very famous and importance that their significance cannot be rubbed away by time. A beautiful place near the Himalayas it is located at the confluence of the Majhi and Benner stream overlooking the Ban Ganga. One of the most picturesque spots in the whole land, Ban Ganga amkes you realise why there are times you want to get away from your regular life- just to stumble upon a place like this. A place of ancient importance, it can be attested by the temples and the fort that is present here. The Kangra fort, also known as the Nagar Kot is a place which exudes history from its every pore. With high ramparts and thick walls which extend for 4 km you can easily understand how important the Kangra fort must have been for the dynasties that ruled this place. The fort is awesome with a huge superb entrance gate known as Ranjit Singh Gate, a polygonal watch tower and the Shish Mahal. The Laxmi Narayan Temple and the Adinath temple are the earliest remnants of the fort. Prime attraction in Kangra include Behna Mahadev – the famous gable roofed shrine in the Satluj valley, Bajreshwari Temple, Brijraj Behari Temple, Kangra Art Gallery, Karaeri Lake, International Himalayan Festival, Masrur Temple, Sujanpur Fort and the Judges Court. Kangra is famous for its paintings and Handicrafts. A place of rich culture and legacy, you must pick up one of the exquisitely embroidered shawls or paintings that are on offer. It will stun you with as much beauty as the place will.

Distance / Time Current Temperature Mean Rainfall Altitude Population Best Times Min Hotel tariff
km / Hrs 1.0°C /34.0°F 40 mm 2525feet 9154.0 /km2 Coming Soon


Places of Interest

  • Kangra Fort


    Kangra Fort

  • Brajeshwari Devi Temple

  • Jwalamukhi Temple


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