Tourist Places in Kangra

Places to Visit in Kangra

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Kangra Average Rating - 5.7/7 1 based on 71 Ratings

Kangra is mostly preferred by travellers from Delhi, Chandigarh. 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 26 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 Kangra Art Gallery, Vajreshwari Temple, Baijnath, Jawalamukhi Temple, Brajeshwari Temple. Kangra can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Kangra Tourist Places



Chamunda, Kangra
  • Type: Religious Place
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 »
Baijnath, Kangra
  • Type: Place of Worship
Baijnath, Kangra
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Just 16 km from Palampur is the ancient Shiva temple at Baijnath. The old temple has been dated to 9th century and has been conserved. Apart from the religious significance, the temple is an architectural marvel and has been known to withstand earthquakes within the last few... Read More »
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  • Type: Art Gallery
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 »
"For the art of Himachal"Mar 22, 2014
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  • Type: Religious Place
Brajeshwari Temple, Kangra
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It is believed to have been found at the famous ‘Ashwamedha’ or horse sacrifice, which was held at the site of the temple. Mohammed of Ghazni is said to have plundered the district, destroyed the temple and built a mosque on its remnants.  Read More »
"Devi Darshan"Jul 26, 2013
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Jawalamukhi Temple, Kangra
  • Type: Place of Worship
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 »
"Devi darshan."Jul 26, 2013
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Vajreshwari Temple, Kangra
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Kangra was once one of the richest places in India and was plundered many times because of its wealth. It even attracted Mahmud of Ghazni because of its untold wealth. And this wealth is reflected albeit weakly in comparison to the original at Vajreshwari Temple. The... Read More »
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Judges Court, Kangra
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Ranked 7 of 26
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The Judges Court in Kangra is located near the ornamental village tank of Pragpur and is surrounded by fruit orchards that grow litchi, mangos, grape, plum, parsimmon and citrus fruits. This rambling 300 year old ancestral property was the residence of Justice Sir Jai la... Read More »
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  • Type: Palace
Nadaun, Kangra
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Ranked 8 of 26
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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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  • Type: Monument
Nurpur, Kangra
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On the Mandi- Pathankot road, Nurpur is an idyllic township named after Noorjahan, Jehangir's favorite Queen.  Though the once grand Nurpur fort is in ruins, the fine carvings and sculptures can still be seen. Close to the fort is an ancient Krishna temple partly in... Read More »
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  • Type: Palace
Taragarh Palace, Kangra
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The Taragarh Palace estate is sprawled on 15 acres of forest area surrounded by tea gardens. This entire area is one of the lesser explored in Kangra so still maintains an untouched beauty. This area used to be called Alhila - the land of the crescent moon when it was built... Read More »
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Shiva Temple, Kangra
  • Type: Place of Worship
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 »
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Pong Lake Sanctuary, Kangra
  • Type: Lake
Pong Lake Sanctuary, Kangra
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 26
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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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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 »
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Masrur, Kangra
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 26
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The tiny hamlet of Masrur came into prominence with the discovery of 15 rock cut temples crafted in the Indo Aryan architectural style. The beautiful and awe inspiring rock temples bear close resemblance to the temples at Ellora. However, the temples are partly in ruins due to... Read More »
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Bhagsunath, Kangra
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 26
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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 »
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  • Type: Religious Place
International Himalayan Festival, Kangra
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 26
Places to Visit in Kangra
The International Himalayan festival is held in Kangra district with the blessings of noble Laureate, Dalai Lama. Read More »
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  • Type: Monument
The Judges Court, Kangra
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 26
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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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  • Type: Lake
Karaeri Lake, Kangra
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 26
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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
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 26
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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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  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Haripur Guler, Kangra
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 26
Places to Visit in Kangra
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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