Tourist Places in Kangra

Places to Visit in Kangra

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Kangra Average Rating - 5.9/7 1 based on 276 Ratings

Kangra is mostly preferred by travellers from Mumbai, Noida. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Kangra is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Kangra are March, April, May, June. There are 22 tourist places in Kangra, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Kangra can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Kangra for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Kangra Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Kangra, browse through photos & pictures, explore Kangra using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Kangra, which are great places to visit, are Nurpur, Bagalamukhi Devi, Pong Lake Sanctuary, Shiva Temple, Kangra Fort. Kangra can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Kangra Tourist Places



Jawalamukhi Temple, Kangra
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Jawalamukhi Temple, Kangra
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Located at a distance of around 30 km from Kangra, the temple of Goddess Jawalamukhi is also famously called “Flaming Goddess” or “She of the flaming mouth.” Nestled in the valley of Beas, the temple of Jawalamukhi is built over some natural jets of... Read More »
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Chamunda, Kangra
  • Type: Religious Place
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Chamunda, Kangra
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The temple of Chamunda Devi is located 10 km west of Palampur, on the Baner River. The sacred site is called Chamunda Nandik-eshwar. The temple enshrines an enraged form of Durga, which is entirely hidden beneath a red cloth. The walls of the temple are adorned with scenes... Read More »
"Holy temple"2 months ago "Very old temple"Aug 18, 2015
Baijnath, Kangra
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Baijnath, Kangra
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Just 16 km from Palampur is the ancient Shiva temple at Read More »
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Kangra Fort, Kangra
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The ruins of the Kangra Fort are located on a strategic height overlooking the Manjhi River and Ban Ganga River. The remains of the Kangra fort are still a dominating feature of the Kangra Valley. Mohammed Ghazni occupied the Kangra Fort in 1009 AD and at that time the place... Read More »
"Heritage Kangra Fort"Sep 22, 2015 "Very old fort"Aug 18, 2015
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Kangra Art Gallery, Kangra
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Kangra Art Gallery, Kangra
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The Kangra Valley Art Gallery showcases artefacts that can be traced back to the 5th century. It encompasses a gallery of Kangra’s renowned miniature painting and a representative collection of pottery, sculptures and anthropological items. Read More »
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Bhagsunath, Kangra
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The ancient temple of Bhagsunath is located 3 km east of McLeodganj and 11 km from Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh. The annual fair held at the place in September is quite popular. With the forests and hilly ranges, there is also a waterfall located nearby. Read More »
"Awesome temple to start"Jul 24, 2015
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Nurpur, Kangra
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On the Mandi- Pathankot road, Read More »
"Old and amazing"Aug 18, 2015
Shiva Temple, Kangra
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Shiva Temple, Kangra
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The Shiva temple at Katgarh is popular and  is located at the border of Kangra District. The temple preserves a human-size ‘linga’ which is vertically split into two parts. Read More »
"Known for pilgrims"Aug 18, 2015
Pong Lake Sanctuary, Kangra
  • Type: Lake
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Pong Lake Sanctuary, Kangra
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Pong Dam reservoir is located at a distance of 65 km from Panthankot and 115 km from Dharamsala on the Beas River. The Pong Dam Lake is popular for its wildlife sanctuary, which houses wild species like sambar, nilgai, barking deer, wild boar, leopard and clawless otter. The... Read More »
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Bagalamukhi Devi, Kangra
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Bagalamukhi Devi is one of the ten Hindu Goddesses of power. The temple of Bagalamukhi is located at the entrance of Kotla Fort near Kangra. It is believed that the worship of Bagalamukhi not only diminishes the power of the enemies, but makes them helpless too. Read More »
"One of the ten Mahadevi"Aug 18, 2015
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Nadaun, Kangra
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Nadaun palace the former capital of King Sansar Chand is popular for its murals. It is located on the bank of River Beas and is a popular spot for picnics and day trips. Nadaun is 48 km away from Kangra. Read More »
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Taragarh Palace, Kangra
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International Himalayan Festival, Kangra
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The International Himalayan festival is held in Kangra district with the blessings of noble Laureate, Dalai Lama. Read More »
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The Judges Court, Kangra
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The Judge’s Court has been built spanning an area of eight acres of land. The floor plan of the court follows the pattern of a colonial bungalow and the decorations are partially local and partly Saracenic. Read More »
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Karaeri Lake, Kangra
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Set amidst the backdrop of the Dhauladhar mountains and encircled by dense forest, Kareiri Lake is a hotspot for trekkers in the area. Read More »
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  • Type: Fort
Kotla Fort, Kangra
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Kotla fort is a historic structure on the State Highway between Shahpur and Nurpur near Kangra. The fort is located on an isolated peak, overlooking the surrounding deep valleys. The fort was built under the patronage of Gular Rajas. The way to the fort is covered with thick... Read More »
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Haripur Guler, Kangra
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Haripur is located on the Nurpur-Jwalamukhi road, between Nagrota Suriyan and Balta in the Kangra District. The place is located around 8 km east of Mangwal, 4 km north of Balta and 18 km south of Yol. Established in 1464, Haripur is historically significant, since it is the... Read More »
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Behna Mahadev, Kangra
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This is considered one of the biggest gable-roofed Hindu temples nestled in the Satluj Valley. The mandapa and corridor built around the sanctuary are open to all sides. In this temple, angled struts support the overhanging stone-tiled roof.   Read More »
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Sujanpur Fort, Kangra
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The fort of Sujanpur is located adjacent to the district border of Kangra. The fort is popularly known along with its twin title ‘Tira’ and it was built under the benefaction of Raja Abhaya Chand of Kangra in 1758. Read More »
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Masrur Temple, Kangra
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The town of Masrur is located 15 km to the south of Kangra. The 15 Shikhra temples located at the place is the prime attraction of Masroor. This temple that  traces back to the 10th century is made out of solid rock. The temple has been built in the Indo-Aryan monolith... Read More »

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