kangra Travel Guide

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Welcome to Kangra

Introduction 
Kangra is the most populous district of the Himachal Pradesh.Kangra is bounded on the South-West by Una district, on the North-West by district Gurdaspur of Punjab, on the North by Lahaul-Spiti and Chamba districts, on the East by Kullu and Mandi districts, and on the South it touches Hamirpur district. It is rich in culture and history. Kangra is famous for its ancient temples and lakes. It is also a haven for the nature lovers and adventure sports freaks. It is a place of the world famous temples and beautiful lakes and the tourism in Kangra is ideally suited to religious minded people. There are many famous temples in Kangra like Baijnath Temple, Jawalamukhi Temple, Bajreshwari Devi Temple, Chamunda Devi Temple, Masroor Rock Temple, Chinmaya Tapovan, Kathgarh Temple and Trilokpur Temple.

Places to visit 

Jawalamukhi Temple
Jawalmukhi Temple is Located at a distance of 30 km from Kangra. This Place is famous for Jawalamukhi, the Flamming God. This temple is one of the Most Popular Temple in Nothern India. It lies in the valley of Beas and is built over some natural jets of combustible gas believed to be a manifestation of the goddess Devi Bhagwati Jawalamukhi. Two important fairs are held in this temple during the Navratras, in early April and in mid October.

Masroor Rock Temple
The beautiful Masroor Temple is situated 40 km from Kangra in Himachal Pradesh. The temple is a unique monolithic structure and is also one of the most unexplored temples in Himachal Pradesh. It is Situated at a height of 2535 ft above sea-level. There are 15 rock-cut temples richly carved and built in the Indo-Aryan style.

Kangra Fort
Kangra Fort is located 3 km from Kangra district. It is a historic fort which was built by Bhuma Chand. It is located on the bank of the river Banganga at the height of 350 feet. In the foreyard of the fort are the temple of Laxmi Narayan and Adinath located in the Kangra fort is dedicated to Jainism.

Chamunda Devi Temple
This Temple is located 15 km from Kangra. This temple is situated on the right bank of the Baner stream with the Dhauladhar as a backdrop, this is an idol of goddess Chamunda, who, it is said, was given the boon to fulfill the desires of those who worshipped her.

Area 5,739 kmĀ²
Population 1507223
Language Hindi
Pin Code 176001

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