(Last Updated on : 15/05/2014)
Tourism in Hamirpur District offers visits to various places of religious and archaeological importance. People from far and wide come and explore the various tourism options offered by the district. Moreover, there are several sites that give a glimpse of the rich history of the district and its association the freedom movement of the country.
There are many places in Hamirpur District which have historical, cultural and religious importance. Some of them are as follows -
Singh Maheshwari Temple
: The temple of Lord Shiva and Parvati is situated on the bank of Yamuna River
in the north, at Hamirpur district headquarter. This popular temple of Hamirpur District is said to have deep historical importance. Historically, this temple is supposed to be the heritage of Gupta period.
Chaura Devi Temple
: This temple is constructed around a Peepul tree as the idol of Goddess was dreamed to a devotee in the mid-night. After some time a beautiful park was also constructed here.
: This temple was constructed by Parmeshweri Dayal Pukar, a devotee of Mehar Baba in 1964 at Hamirpur headquarter. The idol of Mehar Baba was placed in the temple on 18th November, 1970.
: City forest was established by forest department, on the Hamipur-Kalpi road near about 2 kms from Hamirpur. This place is very popular as a picnic spot.
: This religious place is situated on Kanpur -Sagar road in Bharwa Sumerpur, 17 kms far from Hamirpur.
Bake Bihari Temple
: In 1872, the temple was constructed by Pandit Dhani Ram. The temple is very popular for its art and style in Bundelkhand.
: After the inauguration by the contemporary chief minister of UttarP. in 1999, this place came to be known as dham. In the memory of Swami brahamanand this dham was constructed in Barbara village of Sarila block.
: This tree is on the bank of Yamuna River at Hamirpur. This is very old and rare in India.
: This is the centre place for Nirankaris
, located at Hamirpur. Religious programmes are held here regularly.
Gayatri Shakti Peeth
: In 1971, this religious place came in existence by the motivation of Pandit Sriram Aacharya Sharma.
All these places of interest are worth visiting and tourism in Hamirpur District gives an enriching experience to the travellers.