(Last Updated on : 20/12/2014)
Temples in Kullu are really popular and attract a large number of devotees from distant places. Kullu
Valley is popularly known as the Valley of the Gods. Kullu is considered as a perfect picturesque hill station of Himachal Pradesh
with wonders hidden in every corner. Besides, Kullu is also known for its various temples. There are innumerable Hindu temples, ranging from different genre and subtle artwork. With colossal wooden framing and with their sheer serenity the different temples of Kullu further enhance the splendor of the place. Some of the popular ancient temples of Kullu are as follows -
Bijli Mahadev Temple
: Loaded with unusually sparkling features, Bijli Mahadev Temple enshrines Lord Shiva in the form of a Shiva linga.
: Bajaura Temple, standing by the side of the Beas River
, is yet another shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Chandi Devi Temple
: Chandi Devi Temple houses a shrine of Lord Shiva
, believed in Hindu mythology as the consort to Chandi Devi.
: Gaurishankar Temple is meticulously carved, bearing proof in its each angle, constructed in 12th century.
: Resembling a fort, the Parashuram Temple exhibits the Pahari style of architecture.
: Built in three levels, Triyuginarain Temple is one of the popular temples that look imposing from every perspective.
Sandhya Devi Temple
: Sandhya Devi temple is a product that involved numerous hands, erected on the ruins of an old temple.
Vaishno Devi Temple
: Vaishno Devi Temple is involved in numerous charity works, dedicated to Goddess Durga.
: Having associations with Lord Rama
, Raghunath Temple
is dedicated to the presiding deity of Kullu Valley.
: Bhaikhali Temple is loaded with legendary stories, which is quite a usual phenomenon for a 1500 year old temple.
Adi Brahma Temple
: Adi Brahma Temple, located at a sublime height, has rather extraordinary architectural facets, incorporating four roofs.
: Built in the 14th century, Dashal Temple contains vivid architectural wonder on its exterior.
Shringa Rishi Temple
: Shringa Rishi Temple is another popular temple of Kullu.
: The Ambika Temple is constructed from copper sheets. It is said that this temple was built by Parasurama.
All these temples of Kullu are worth visiting and they attract a large number of tourists every year. Thus, it can be said that Kullu, a charming hill station topped with dollops of everything nice, is also home to innumerable temples, structured in wood.