Location of Thaneek Pura
Thaneek Pura is a hill station village in Chintpurni in Una district of Himachal Pradesh. Thaneek Pura is situated near the Chintpurni Shakti Peeth Temple, which is a place of pilgrimage for both Hindus and Sikhs. The area of Thaneek Pura is surrounded by the Western Himalayan Mountain Range in the north and east in the smaller Shiwalik mountain Range (or Shivalik) range bordering the state of Punjab of Northern part of West India.
Tourism in Thaneek Pura
Thaneek Pura is situated at a distance of about 3 km from the Chintpurni Shakti Peeth Shrine. Apart from its scenic beauty, Thaneek Pura is famous for its temples like Guga Zahar Veer Temple, Radha-Krishna Temple, Mahiya Sidh Temple. Other temple in Thaneek Pura is Baba Balak Nath Temple, which is also worth visiting. The tourists can also see an ancient and unique deep well that digs down around 60 stairs and main well being further down. Thaneek Pura is also famous for a fair which is an annual event starting on the subsequent day of Lord Krishna Janamashtmi and coincides with Guga Navami celebrations. A grand Yajna and Bhandaara is also organized which is one of the largest of its kind. A very famous wrestling competition is also a part of this fair that is attended by all the famous wrestlers of Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and other nearby states of northern part of India. This fair continues for three days. In Thaneek Pura, there is also an ancient steep well of early history known as Bada Khoo, which is the tourist attraction in this region. Out of the pilgrimage tourism and the nature tourism, there is also a scope for the adventure tourism and the leisure tourism sites. The forest camping and the nature walk and trekking are the hotspot in Thaneek Pura region of Himachal Pradesh.
(Last Updated on : 31-03-2015)
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