Hari Rai Temple – Temple of Lord Vishnu

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Location

Hari Rai temple is situated in Chamba district of himachal pradesh. The temple is an ancient temple and situated at Chaugan Gate. It was established in 11th century by Salabahana. It is dedicated to lord Vishnu.

About Hari Rai Temple

A lesser known but historically significant landmark, it is dedicated to Lord Vishnu in his Chaturmurti manifestation. The finely carved Shikharas of temple offer lovely view. The Temple is famous for ratty bronze image of Lord Vishnu. The entrance to Hari Rai Temple is with an old bridge. This old bridge is called ShitalBridge which is bulit by British. There are number of niches in temple which project Brahmanical deities. These niches include Shiva seated on a bull with Uma seated to his left. Nandi and lion appear on the front over the chair.

Hari Rai Temple
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Timings

The temple remains open from 10 AM to 5 PM.

How to Access

Airways: The nearest airport is at Gaggal 180 km away.

Train: The nearest broad gauge railhead is Pathankot 118 km away.

Roadways: Chamba is well connected by road.

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