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Solan , Himachal Pradesh

A unique town in the Himachal Pradesh, Arki was the capital of Baghal located in the Solan district. It is an absolutely charming hill station with the perfect weather to visit in the summers. The coziness and the beauty of this place will always welcome every wearu traveller who is looking to take a well deserved break. Located 52 kms away from Shimla, Arki is also not too plagues with tourists, making it a naturally exquisite place to enjoy. On the way to Arki you will come across the palace of Raja Kshan Chand. Nestled among the pine deodars this is a regal and breathtaking sight to come across. The roofs and ceilings are covered with motifs and this palace is built in the famous Arki kalam architectural style. It depicts the various tales of the Puranas on its wall and has now been converted into a heritage hotel. The best time to visit this little town is during the Sair fair. This is held every year during July and September to celebrate the festival of Banar Devta . Their is an underlying sense of fun and frolic throughout the days of the fair and every person present will be pulled into the ceremonies which bring tremendous joy to the whole place. Thr buffalo fight is an exciting bit of it, which attracts people from all over to come and cheer. There is singing and dancing and coloutful stalls which will offer you trinkets of all kinds. You will have a constant happy smile on your face if you are part of this fair. Lutru Mahadev is a well known temple to visit in Arki. The others are Shakni Mahadev, Bhairaon and Durga Mata, each a beautiful site to visit and know this place. A perfect summer getaway, Arki will lift your spirits and make you truly happy.

Distance / Time Current Temperature Mean Rainfall Altitude Population Best Times Min Hotel tariff
km / Hrs 4.0°C /40.0°F 140 mm 3631feet 2877.0 /km2 Mar-Apr,Jun,Sep-Dec Coming Soon


Places of Interest

  • Arki Fort


    Arki Fort

  • Arki Palace


    Arki Palace

  • Diwan-i-Khas



  • Bhadrakali Temple


    Bhadrakali Temple

  • Durga Temple


    Durga Temple

  • Jakholi Temple


    Jakholi Temple

  • Laxminarayan Temple


    Laxminarayan Temple

  • Luturu Mahadev Temple


    Luturu Mahadev Temple

  • Shakhni Mahadev Temple


    Shakhni Mahadev Temple


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