Khajji Nag Temple Overview

Ranked 2 of 7 sightseeing in Khajjiar

Situated close to the lake is the Khajji Nag Temple that dates back to the 12th century AD, and is considered one of the holiest and ancient temples in Himachal Pradesh. This temple is dedicated to Khajji Nag, who is the Lord of the Serpents.

Inside the temple, there is a mandapa where visitors can view hanging images of the Pandavas along with the defeated Kauravas from the roof of this temple, appearing in a roundabout way. The chambers of this temple are carved out of wood.

The construction of this temple began in the 10th century AD and is reflected in the architecture of the temple that exhibits a mix of Hindu and Muslim style. Located in the district of Chamba, this temple is considered significant and is visited by pilgrims regularly. The interiors of this temple have idols of Lord Shiva along with Goddess Hadimba.
 

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Vidyut Maurya

Vidyut Maurya5.0/5

118 reviews

Must go

Khajji nag temple is based on local folk stories. It is on of the Nag temples of Himachal Pradesh, Made from wood it is a old temple behind Hotel Parul. Must see morning and evening puja at the temple. People of Himachal has strong belief in Khajji nag.
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Arpit

Arpit4.6/5

4 reviews

Built by the five pandavas during the time of Mahabharata

This temple is situated in the Khajjiar ground, and was built by the five pandavas during the time of Mahabharata, to worship Nag devta, and it is believed that Khajji Nag devta lives in the Khajjiar lake. It is a fact that this lake has no end.

Donarun Das

Donarun Das2.5/5

208 reviews

Have a meal from Langar

Situated around a 1km from he Entrance to Khajiiar Main Ground is this temple. Easily identified by the tall statue. If you are in time, you can eat in the Langar. It is like an add on to a visit to the Khajiiar ground.

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