(Last Updated on : 29-12-2014)
Chamba is the northwestern district of Himachal Pradesh. The town of Dalhousie and Khajjhiar are immensely popular among the tourists for their virgin, wooded beauty. Chamba is one of the oldest native states (the erstwhile states ruled by monarchs) of India, founded in the late 6th century. Ideally placed in the heart of the Himalayas, with an area of 6528 sq. km. with an elevation ranging from 2000ft to 21,000ft, Chamba is also the home to a number of temples. The unique and medieval temple structure adds splendor to the district. The various temples of Chamba therefore stand as the insignia of the medieval architecture and mysterious artistry.
Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
: Bearing immense archaeological importance, Lakshmi Narayan Temple is consecrated to two leading gods of Hinduism.
Bara Pather Temple, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
: Placed within sylvan surroundings, Bara Pathar Temple is quite humble in its construction, yet attracts worshippers.
Kelang Nag Temple, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
: Kelang Nag temple is located in Kulti in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. The temple is consecrated to Lord Nag (snake).
Vajreshwari Temple, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
: Constructed in olden times, Vajreshwari Temple is an ideal example of classic artwork and maestro strokes in every angle.
Vishnu Temple, Saho Village, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
: Consecrated to Lord Vishnu in his numerous manifestations, Vishnu Temple also houses other leading gods/goddess in Hinduism.
Chandrashekhar Temple, Saho Village, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
: Dedicated to Lord Shiva in the form of a lingam, Chandrashekhar Temple is also a masterwork in its design.
Lakshana Devi Temple, Brahmaur, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
: A perfect example of ancient hill architecture, Lakshana Devi Temple is consecrated to Goddess Durga.
Chhatrari Devi Temple, Chhatrari Village, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
: Dedicated to the Shakti form of Goddess Durga, Chhatrari Devi Temple is profusely decked with fineries, awing to look at.
Devi Dehra Temple, Dalhousie, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
: Lucky to be located in the tourist hot spot Dalhousie, Devi Dehra Temple emotes brilliance in every aspect.
Narsingh Temple, Bharmaur, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
: Erected in the hill style of architecture, Narsingh Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
Chaurasi Temple, Bharmaur, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
: Hallowed primarily to Lord Shiva, Chaurasi Temple also is home to several other Hindu gods/goddesses, legendary in its built.
Hari Rai Temple, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
: Chiselled entirely from stone, Hari Rai Temple is consecrated to yet another manifestation of Lord Vishnu.
Sidh Devta Temple, Sidh Ka Dera, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
: Sidh Devta Temple is located amidst wooded areas, home to extraordinary carvings, attracting the tourers.
Mindhal Basan Devi Temple, Pangi Valley, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
: Mindhal Basan Temple is home to uncanny customs and intricate woodwork, drawing worshippers from the whole country.
Katasan Devi Temple, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
: Katasan Devi Temple is basically renowned for its situation atop a hill, commanding a magnificent view of the valley below.
The Manimahesh Yatra, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
: Manimahesh Yatra is quite an arduous one, yet undertaken by loads of pilgrims to seek benediction from Lord Shiva.
Dayanand Math, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
- Dayanand Math undertakes several charity work for the betterment of the society, known for its spirituality.