Located in Himanchal Pradesh , Kangra is a haven for nature lover and photographers. Visit this place for a spiritual awakening. You get to see the mighty stream of Beas flowing through a lush green valley.The climate is cool and soothing with fresh healthy pine forest cover.
The rock cut monolith of Masroor Rock Cut Temple complex reflect the rich Aryan style. It has a historical reference to Ramayana , depicted by the three images of Rama, Lakshmana and Sita flanked by a large rectangular waterbody. It is said the the temple complex was built by the Pandava and the city Kangra had the ancient name “Bhimnagar”, named after Bhima of the Pandavas.
Visit it during the Nawala festival which is a thanksgiving ceremony to Lord Shiva, for a spiritual and visual delight. The Gaddi tribe of Kangra, Chamba, Mandi and Kullu region celebrate the Nawala festival – a ceremony devoted to Lord Shiva with great fervor.
Don’t forget to buy the beautifully embroidered shawls and the miniature Pahari paintings as souvenir.Treat your tastebuds with the exotic food and dishes like Kalan ke pakode grass pea fritters, Bhruni cooked fig leaves in dry gravy, Barah ki chutney fresh rhododendron pickle, Seera Sweet soup of ground wheat and many more.
You are in for a visual treat in Kangra, a perfect vacation for family and trekkers