Kangra – Places to visit in Kangra

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Kangra is a beautiful valley in Himachal Pradesh. It is a famous tourist destination in Himachal Pradesh which attracts large number of peoples. The headquarters of Kangra is Dharamshala. It is surrounded by Dhauladhar range of mountains. There are number places to visit in Kangra. The famous Bajeshwari Devi temple is situated in the Kangra valley. Kangra is also famous for Masroor Rock Cut Temple. The Masroor Rock Cut Temple is a possible contender for nomination as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Here is the extended list of Places to visit in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh.

Masroor Rock Temple

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Masroor rock temple is situated 40 km from Kangra and most favorite in the list of places to visit in Kangra. Masroor Rock Cut Temple, also known as Himalayan Pyramids and wonder of the world for being likely contender for the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Read more

Maharana Pratap Sagar Lake

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Maharana Pratap Sagar Lake is situated in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. Maharana Pratap Sagar Lake is lies between 32°01′N and 76°05′E. Maharana Pratap Sagar Lake is also known as Pong dam Lake. The name of the Lake is in the honour of Maharana Pratap. Read more about Maharana Pratap Sagar Lake 

Baijnath

Baijnath is popular for ancient Lord Shiva temple. According to legends Lord Shiva temple is one of the twelve jyotirlingas. The ancient name of Baijnath is Kirgrama. After dedicating this temple to Lord Shiva the name of Kirgrama is changed to Baijnath. Baijnath got its name from Shiva Vaidyanatha. Read more

Chamunda Devi Temple

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Chamunda Devi temple is situated in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. Chamunda Devi temple is situated on the bank of river Banar. The Chamunda Devi temple is built in 16th century. The Chamunda Devi temple is dedicated to Chamunda Devi. This temple is the most favorite in the list of religious places to visit in Kangra. Read more

Kangra Fort

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Kangra Fort is situated 20 km from Dharamsala. Kangra Fort is lies between 32.1°N and 76.27°E. The Kangra Fort is built by Bhuma Chand. Kangra Fort is largest fort in the Himalayas and the oldest dated fort in India. Read more about Kangra Fort 

Brajeshwari Devi Temple

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Brajeshwari Devi temple is situated in Nagarkot in the Kangra district of Himachal pradesh. This temple is dedicated to goddess Brajeshwari. Acccording to legend after Goddess Sati sacrificed herself in the honor of Lord Shiva in her father Yagya. Read more about Brajeshwari Devi Temple 

Jawalamukhi Temple

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Jawalamukhi temple is situated 30 km from Kangra. Jawalamukhi temple is lies between 31.88°N and 76.32°E. The altitude of Jawalamukhi temple is 2,001 feet. Jawalamukhi temple is famous hindu temple in northern region. Read more about Jawalamukhi Temple 

Dharamsala – Beautiful hill station in Kangra

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Dharamsala is beautiful and peaceful place in the the Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh. Dharamsala is lies between 32.218°N and 76.320°E. Dharamshala is 18 kilometres from Kangra. Dharamsala is surrounded by dense Deodar and cedar forests. Dharamsala is another favorite and must visit in the list of places to visit in Kangra. Read more about Dharamsala 

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