(Last Updated on : 20/12/2014)
Lakshmi Narayan Temple is the oldest temple in the Lakshmi Narayan
group of temples in Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh
. There are six medieval stone temples of which three temples are consecrated to Lord Vishnu and other three to Lord Shiva
. Built around 8th or 10th century by Sahil Varman, the temples resemble Shikhara style of architecture. They hone immense archaeological significance. The temple complex has several fine sculptures of deities like Lord Vishnu
, Goddess Lakshmi, Narasimha (one of the 10 incarnations of Lord Vishnu) and Lord Krishna
. Lakshmi Narayan temple can be approached from the Chamba Bus Station.
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