(Last Updated on : 14/11/2016)
of Himachal Pradesh
is located in the northern part of India. This state has convoluted topography of interlocking mountain
chains, snowy peaks and plunging river
valleys. Such a geographical terrain offers ample opportunity for trekking
. It is for this reason that adventurous tourists are drawn to this state, which is also known as Indias outdoor adventure playground. Apart from the scenic beauty of Himachal Pradesh and scope for adventure sports here, the temple
s of Himachal Pradesh have also added value to the tourism
of this state. They also serve as spots that have the potential to catch the attention of tourists visiting this state.
is located in Tira Sujanpur
in the district of Hamirpur
. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva
and his consort Parvati
. It was established in the year 1802 by Rani Prasanna Devi, the wife of Maharaja Sansar Chand. The noteworthy aspects of this temple are the Bhitti style of architecture
Chamunda Devi Temple
Chamunda Devi Temple
is situated about 10 kilometers from Palampur
District. This temple is dedicated to Chamunda
Devi, who is the mother goddess of the people of Himachal Pradesh.
Bil Kaleshwar Temple
Bil Kaleshwar Temple is located on Nadaun-Sujanpur Road at the confluence of River Beas
and Kunah Khad. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shivax who is represented in the temple in the form of Shiva Linga
is located in Shimla
at a height of about 8500 feet. This temple serves as a home to an elephantine statue of Lord Hanuman
. More specifically, this figure has a height of about 108 feet and acts as a major attraction in Shimla.
is situated in Manali
. This temple is dedicated to Hidimba
Devi, who is recognized as the wife of Pandava
. This temple was constructed around a cave amidst a thick forest
. It is considered to be the most famous temple of Manali.
is located in Sarahan
which is at distance of about 180 kilometers from Shimla. This wood
en temple is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas
of India. The intricate wood carvings of this temple draw the attention of tourists.
Panch Vakreta Temple
Panch Vakreta Temple is situated in Mandi
at the confluence of Beas and Suketi Rivers. It has a five-faced image of Lord Shiva. This temple is a fine representation of the Shikhara style of architecture. The Archeological Survey of India
has named it a national heritage monument