Mandi

Mandi, formerly known as Mandav Nagar, also known as Sahor, is a major town in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Mandi is located in the north-west Himalayas at an average altitude of 850 metres (2,790 ft), and experiences pleasant summers and cold winters. The city is also a Gateway to explore Tibetian Monsateries in India. Mandi is often referred to as 'Varanasi of Hills' or 'Choti Kashi' or 'Kashi of Himachal'.

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Adi Brahma Temple is located at a distance of 72 kms from Mandi. Adi Brahma Temple is a 14th century temple situated in the village of Khokhan in Himachal Pradesh. Built on the Pagoda style with a total of four floors, the temple is believed to have taken ten years to complete. As the Adi Brahma temple is placed at a lofty height, it commands an outstanding view of the surroundings.

The entrance door to the temple has pretty engravings of Puranic scenes. According to old legend it took ten years to complete the construction of the temple and the main architect got all directions fo...

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Awah Devi Temple is located at a distance of 56. 2 kms from Mandi.

A 250 year old shrine, Awah Devi Temple is situated 24km from Hamirpur town. This sacred temple is perched upon a hill that is considered the highest point of Hamirpur. The spectacular backdrop further enhances the beauty of this place. Jalpa Devi is worshipped by a few locals as Kul Devi (Clan's Deity). Also, a large number of Hindu devotees throng the temple in order to seek the blessing of the goddess and to get their wishes fulfilled. The legend has it that the people from Mandi district carried the idol of Jalp...

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Barot Dam, Mandi is on the river Uhl and is part of Shanan Hydel Project. Commisioned in 1932, the dam is diverted through a tunnel to Shanan Power House, Jogindernagar. The dam is 66 kms from Mandi, the district headquarters in the state of Himachal Pradesh. It is both a picnic spot and a trekker's haven. Barot dam is also a must-visit if you love your fish fresh and wholesome.

Barot Dam is now a tourist spot. It was the first dam to be built in India. It is an angling destination and is famous for its mountain trouts. Also, the road to Barot Dam, snakes through some of the most w...

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Barot Village
66 kms from Mandi city limits
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Barot is a village, originally developed in 1920s for Shanan Hydel Project is a tourist destination in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. It is situated 66 kms from Mandi, the district headquarters. It is a part of Uhl river valley and is considered to be diamond among the rough terrains. Historically, Barot as part of the Mandi riyasat before and during British Raj and was governed by King of Mandi. Pre Independence, Barot was also on the mule trail connecting Kullu valley to Kangara valley. Surrounded on both sides by parts of Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas and most of the forest around ...

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Bhimakali Temple is one of the most prominent temples in the state, located at Sarahan in Himachal pradesh in India. It is situated about 200 kms from Mandi.

The temple is one of its kind having unique architecture. It is built with wood and exhibits a uniquecombination of the Hindu and Buddhist architectural styles. The main diety of the temple is Bhima Kali Maathe prime diety worshipped by the Bushahr rulers of this region. This temple is reputed as 800 yearsold and is considered one of the significant Shakti Peethas of Shaivite hindus. It is believed that hereLord Krishna fought...

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Boothnath Mandir is an ancient and one of the famous temple in Himachal Pradesh. The controlling deity is the Great Lord Shiva and was built when state capital was shifted from Bhiuli to present place. It is located at a distance of 87 kms from Mandi.

Legend says that, in 1526, Raja Ajber Sen heard the story of a cow offering milk on her own volition to a particular stone in a forest in Mandi. Lord Shiva is said to have appeared in the Raja’s dream and directed him to extricate the Shiva Linga that was buried at that site. Thereafter, the Raja found the Shiva Linga at the indicated...

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Bir Billing Takeoff
18 kms from Mandi city limits
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Bir Billing, also known as the Paragliding Capital of the World, is a small hamlet located in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, about 70-80 kilometres from Mandi. Set against the backdrop of alluring natural splendour and soulful Tibetan monasteries, this is the perfect place to escape the noise, stress, and overwhelming pollution from our cities. The Paraglider takes off from Billing and cascades 18 kms down South to Bir, thus coining the name of the place in conjunction.

The Bir-Billing takeoff is the only government-approved site for paragliding in India. Its unique locat...

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Bithu Narayan Temple, Thachi
74.5 kms from Mandi city limits
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Bithu Narayan Temple, Thachi is located at a distance of 74. 5 kms from Mandi.

After 8 days trip to Saakti (Sainj) Deity Bitthu Narayan returns to Thachi where welcoming rituals were performed following the traditional dance called Nati. Batwada Fagli Is The Festival Of Devta Bithu Narayan. All The People of the beautiful Thachi valley, at Least one From Each Family come to The Place of Bithu Narayan and this festival celebrated for 7 Days. Bithu Narayan Thachi Hoom is celebrated yearly but the Fagli Festival is celebrated once in a four year. In this event people with mask Dance o...

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Chauntra Valley, Mandi
80 kms from Mandi city limits
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Chauntra Valley is a picturesque valley known for its natural beauty, scenic views and adventure sports mostly. It is nearly about 80 kms from the center of the city Mandi. Various types of attractions are present in the valley. The monasteries looks great from the top. The green and yellow colored valley is quite attractive to the tourists.

The Tibetan refugees settled here in Chauntra in the year 1970. The area is mainly consists of Tibetan community. Hues of Tibetan culture is in the aroma of the valley. There is a Tibetan University for the locals of this area. Chauntra valley ...

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This fortified tower temple of Chaini is the tallest standing structure of its kind in the entire Western Himalayas at a height of 45 meters. It is located in the Banjar valley which is 81. 3 kms from Kullu.

It is believed that this temple was built around the 17th Century by a local King Dhadhu and is locally known as Dhadhiya Kothi as well. The tower temple stands on a plinth, which is almost 15 meters deep, and is made of locally available stone and deodar wood. This tower survived the devastating 1905 Kangra earthquake, although it ended up two upper storeys short. But despite ...

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Chindi Mandi
107 kms from Mandi city limits
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An abode of calmness, away from the buzzing sound of city, the small village of Chindi sits quietly in the lap of nature. Packed with apple orchards and blessed with divine beauty of nature, one can also find several small temples near the village. Located 107 kms from Mandi in the Karsog valley of Mandi District in Himachal pradesh, this place is easily accessible via Tattapani. It is one of the most picturesque places of Himachal Pradesh and is an ideal destination that provides a welcome break. Being a very small hilly area, the place is not visited by many tourists but yet the place has go...

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Choukling Monastery
80 kms from Mandi city limits
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The dynamic duo town of Bir Billing is renowned for as being the Paragliding Heaven, and rightly so- nowhere else in India can you get a chance to soar over the snow laden Himalayas or get such a picturesque view of the horizon. However, there is more to this twin town than meets the eye. Located around 80 kms from Mandi, is the Chokling Monastery in the heart of Bir.

Dipped in culture and rich in history, Bir Billing have ancient ties to Buddhism and Tibetan tradition; making it the perfect place to see the exquisite blender mix of different cultures living harmoniously together. ...

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Dayna Park Mandi
40 kms from Mandi city limits
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Offering a magnificent view of the snowy capped hills, Dayna Park is a picnic spot and visitor area situated in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. This wonderfully cool and charming place sprawls along the mountain and is situated 10km from Padhar and 40 kms from the main Mandi District. The park can be reached by booking a cab or by a private vehicle.

The hill top station has mythical stories behind the name Dayna Park and it is said that there are fights between gods and demons once a year at this place. Apart from these mythical local stories it is a very nice place offering wonderful view...

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Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara
73.5 kms from Mandi city limits
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Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara is located at a distance of 73. 5 kms from Mandi.

Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara is a faith-based, non-profit organization, dedicated to propagate the authentic living tradition and essence of Tibetan Buddhism for the benefit of all beings. In ancient Tibet, the sacred Land of Snows, Druk Dechen Choekhor Ling is the historical mother-monastery of great importance to Drukpa Kargyu Lineage, and the seat of both Drukpa Choegon Rinpoche - an emanation of Vajrapani, and Drukpa Yongzin Rinpoche - an emanation of Manjushri for centuries. These two great masters are ...

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Dehnasar Lake
52 kms from Mandi city limits
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Dehnasar lake is a high altitude fresh water lake in Barot Valley, Himachal Pradesh. Lake is 52 kms away from the Mandi district. It lies at 4,280 metres above sea level on the foot hill of Ghora Lotnu Peak, in Kangra district. Lake derives it water from the snow and the sourse of outflow is through evaporation.

Lake is located beside rocky cliffs of the mountains. It remains frozen during winter season and like many other lakes this is also held very sacred by the locals of the place. Trek to this place is one of the finest and adventureous treks that passes through various alluri...

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Kamrunag temple is located at a height of 3334 meters above sea level at the banks of Kamrunag or Prashar lake. The temple being one of the best destinations of Himachal is at a distance of 40 kms from Mandi city.

Like every other temple in the Himalayas, this too has a story. It is believed that the Lord Kamrunag, a self tought warrior wanted to participate in the great battle of Mahabharat. However, he was intercepted by Lord Krishna who did not allow him to take part in the battle. Since Krishna was well aware that he would be unable to defeat him in a war, Krishna made a bet wi...

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One of Himachal Pradesh's best kept secrets is this quaint little place called Gurdwara Rawalsar Sahib. Located away from the banality and humdrum of city life, this is the perfect spot to connect with your inner self and rekindle the love for nature. Rooted in the midst of the land of Buddhism and encased by majestic landscapes, this scenic Gurdwara will entice your eyes and charm your senses. It is perched on a hillside, overlooking the Lake Rawalsar and the neighbouring town, 25 kms of Mandi in the Mandi District.

As the story goes, this Gurdwara was erected as a shrine to the l...

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Situated on the Chandigarh-Manali National Highway, a memory lane to the culture and heritage of Himachal Pradesh, Himachal Darshan Photo Gallery is a photo gallery that is placed at a distance of 4 km from Mandi. The photo gallery takes a tourist down the memory lane and sometimes makes the locals nostalgic. Displayed in this photo gallery is a wide collection of photographs that talk about the cultural and social heritage of Himachal Pradesh. The gallery is can be reached through cab and is located in the heear of the city of Mandi.

The varied collection of photographs on historic...

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Indira shopping Complex is the main market of Mandi which is carved around a flurry of terrace steps and astonishing Himalyan setting. The place is located in Batehar, Tarna in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh.

The verdant green garden with a shopping complex in Mandi is one of its own kind. It is one of the finest example of hill architecture. It has a pagoda type structure with a clock tower (ghantaghar) which tempts to be the major attraction in the garden.

The place has its own history. The king of Mandi killed his own son in law and buried him in this garden (sun...

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Jalori Pass
79 kms from Mandi city limits
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Mandi and kullu are one of the most prominent tourist attraction. Kullu is a hot- spot for adventure sports. Trekking, river rafting,mountaineering, paragliding and hiking are some of the acitivites that Kullu offers. Jalori pass is one of the tourist attractions. It is one of the favorite places for trekkers , bike riders and adventure lovers. It is about 73 km from kullu and 79 kms from mandi.

It is a place away from the hustle and bustle of the tedious cities. It is an enchanting place abounding with natural beauty , serenityand calm. The seasonal flowers bloomed in the region a...

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Janjehli
85 kms from Mandi city limits
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Jhanjehli is a alluring green and hilly area which is 85 kms away from Mandi district, Himachal Pradesh. It is situated at height of 2150 metres. The valley comes under Thunang Tehsil of mandi District and is 13kms from main Thunag area.

While travelling to Jhanjhehli from Mandi you will witness the beauty of nature which is present in abundance over there. Various valleys like Keolidhar Valley , Bagsaid Valley and Bheemsila would come across and you would feel elated after seeing such wonders of nature. Bheemsila is a big giant rock which would leave you spellbound because its spe...

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Jibhi Waterfall Tandi
82.7 kms from Mandi city limits
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Jibhi Waterfalls is located at a distance of 82. 7 kms from Mandi.

Jibhi Falls lies in the Banjar Valley where the Tirthan river flows. The Valley is very gorgeously placed. While coming from Shoja just crossing Jibhi one can find this water falls inside the forest which cannot be viewed from the road. Visitors will have to walk about 5-10 mins to reach near the falls. The place is neatly done with wooden lovely small bridges over the stream which is flowing down from the water falls. The area at the water falls is also nicely paved with stone and cement. So it appears like pool wh...

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Mandi is famous for its temples, one being of Goddess Durga in her incarnation as Kamakhya Devi. Sacred to Goddess Durga, there is one such sacred temple known as the 'Kamakhya Devi Temple', a vividly wooden temple perched on a hilltop. The temple is situated in the Karsog valley of Mandi and the distance of the temple from the main Railway station is 7kms. As per the legends, this place has witnessed the war between Manhishasur and Goddess Durga. Manhishasur (the king of devils) who was cursed to be the water buffalo is said to have been killed at the same spot where the temple is located. T...

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Kamaksha Devi Temple is a temple located near Karsog Valley at the village Kao. The main deity of this temple is goddess Durga. Located in the spectacular views of the Himalayan range, this holy place is quite spectacular by its look. The distance of this temple from the center of the city Mandi is about 98 kms and will take near about 3 hour 30 minutes to reach there from Mandi. The wooden temple along with picturesque mountains in the background seems attractive to the visitors.

According to the Hindu mythology, it is believed that, the war between goddess Durga and demon Mahishasu...

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Kamlah Fort
85.9 kms from Mandi city limits
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Kamlah Fort is located at a distance of 85. 9 kms from Mandi.

This fort is stands proudly on Sikandar Dhar ranges. Built by Raja Suraj Sen in 1625, it stands hovering at a height of 4772 meters. Kamlah Fort in Mandi is the historical monument which remained a hideaway and storage place for many kings like King Shyam Sen, Shamsher Sen and Ishwari Sen who ruled Mandi. Its history dates back to 1605 when Raja Hari Sen started to build the fort but passed away before its completion. His son Raja Suraj Sen then continued to finish the work in 1625. The fort was also attacked by Maharaj ...

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Koldam Dam
18 kms from Mandi city limits
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Located 18 kms from Bislapur off the Chandigarh-Manali highway, this is an enbankment dam on the Satluj river. The main purpose of the dam is hydroelectric power generation constructed by the National Thermal Power Corporation(NTPC). It is another tourist attraction in Bislapur that draws large number of people from different parts of the country.

The foundation stone for the dam was laid on 5th June, 2000 by then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. On 14th January 2004, the main construction on the dam began. Engineers were on-boarded from Thailand and Italy to work with the team...

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Mahunag Temple, Mandi
108 kms from Mandi city limits
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The Mahunag Temple is located in the lap of Karsog valley of Mandi in Himachal Pradesh. The temple is around 108 kms away from Mandi.

The temple is dedicated to Lord Karna, who was the son of Sun god as per Mahabharatha. It was built in 1664 by Raja Shyam Sen, one of his great devotees. As per legends, the lord appears in the form of a bee (locally known as mahu) to solve his devotee's problems.

The view outside the temples is scenic and transports one to the mountains instantly. Cameras are not allowed inside the temple premises. The best time to visit is in April when...

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Murari Devi Temple, Mandi
30.8 kms from Mandi city limits
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Murari Devi Temple is located at a distance of 30. 8 kms from Mandi. Murari Devi Temple is a great and Famous place to visit in Sunder Nagar (Mandi) in Himachal Pradesh. This Temple is in the west of Sunder Nagar on the top of a sacred hill named Murari Dhar also known as Sikandara Ri Dhar (Ancient Name). It is believed that this temple was founded by Pandvas during their 'AGYATWAAS'. Mother Murari Devi Temple is a famous and beautiful religious place which is situated at the west of beautiful city (Himachal Pradesh) is situated on the hill of Holy (ancient name - sikandra, RI). According to a...

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Pandoh Dam
35.3 kms from Mandi city limits
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Pandoh dam is an embankment dam that lies in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. Pandoh dam and lake together attract a lot of visitors. The dam was commissioned in 1977. It is located on NH 21, so it is convenient for the visitors to travel by public transport or one can also opt for renting a vehicle on per day basis according to their convenience. One can also opt for flights and railways. The nearest railway station is at shimla. Pandoh dam is located at a distance of 35. 3 kms from Mandi.

This dam was bulit with the aim of generating hydroelectric power. The man-made lak...

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Pandoh Lake
20 kms from Mandi city limits
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Pandoh Lake is at a distance of 20 Kms Mandi, on the way to the Pandoh Dam.

Pandoh Dam is an embankment Dam that lies in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. Constructed on Beas River, the primary purpose of Pandoh Dam is hydroelectric power generation. It was commissioned in 1977 and is located at a distance of 10 km from Manali.

The man-made lake created by the dam draws a good number of people towards it. Vacationers travelling to Manali get a perfect location near the dam to click great pictures as the location is highly picturesque and full of lush greenery. If ...

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Prashar Lake
49 kms from Mandi city limits
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Prashar Lake, Mandi is a serene, peaceful, floating lake situated 49 kms North of Mandi. Home to the Gods and mortals alike, this place finds itself on the top of the list on a visit to Mandi and is in a hidden treasure trove known to the select few. It is situated at a place perfect for those who love trekking mid-range distances.

Prashar Lake is situated 9000ft above sea level. Legend says that Sage Prashar meditated here and Bhima created the lake with his fist after Lord Kamrunag loved the surroundings. The lake is encircled by the by the various ranges the Dhauladhar ranges of...

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Rewalsar Lake, Mandi
24 kms from Mandi city limits
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Rewalsar Lake is a prominent Lake near Mandi. Hindus, Buddhists and Sikhs flock to this place in droves. It is quite close to Mandi, at a distance of 24 kms south west of it.

Rewalsar Lake is a square shaped lake situated at a height of 1360 m above sea level. The water in the Rewalsar Lake is a pure shade of vibrant azure. Many schools of fish of local variety such as Mountain Trout, Mirror Carp and Channa Marulius abound in the lake. The place is popular with not only religious crowds but also those who love nature as well. Locals say that the King of Mandi cursed his daughter, ...

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Rewalsar Monastery, Mandi
24 kms from Mandi city limits
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Lying in the picturesque Rewalsar village, the monastery presents an example of Indo-chinese architecture. The monastery is located arund 24 kms from Mandi.

Built in the 8th century, the legends of the place connect it to Guru Padmasambhava, who was instrumental in spreading Buddhism in the region. The places is revered by Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists.

The interiors of monastery are embellished with intricate paintings. The village is built around Lake Rewalsar (also called Tso Pema) which is surrounded by other places of worship as well.

Visit the place to r...

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Rewalsar Zoo Park
24 kms from Mandi city limits
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Rewalsar Zoo is more of a mini-zoo/park located in Rewalsar town. The zoo is in the vicinity of the more popular Rewalsar Lake. It is located at a distance of around 24 kms from the Mandi city.

The zoo park is a miny zoo park and attracts young kids and adults because of the various species of animals present in the zoo. Rewalsar Zoo is mainted and governed by the Forest Department of Himachal and one can spot various species of birds, deer, leopard and many more.

The zoo park is open during the day time, usually between 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Perhaps, the best time to visit ...

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Located in the outer recesses of the Mandi District, in Janjehli, almost 100 kms from Mandi is one of the biggest and most awe-inspiring sanctuaries in India. The Shikari Devi Wildlife Sanctuary is a must visit place for all the wildlife lovers for a plethora of reasons. The amalgamation of hills and woods is intoxicating and covers terrains for as far as the eye can see. Nestling in the heart of this sanctuary is the Shikari Devi Temple, another alluring tourist attraction.

The Shikari Devi Sanctuary was accredited by the government of India in 1962, and then re-notified on 27th M...

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The Shikhari Devi temple is positioned in the middle of snow-capped mountains and dense pine trees at an elevation of 2850 m above the sea level. It is located at a distance of 90 kms from Mandi. As per the legends, the temple is believed to be in existences from the time of the Pandavas.

One can see the traces of the temple since Mahabharat times, and its reference is also mentioned in the holy book, Markandya Puran. It is also stated that Sage Markandya meditated at this place for quite a long time who wished to see the worldly form of Goddess Durga. His wish was fulfilled here. ...

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Shri Hanogi Mata Temple is a small and beautifully designed temple is located on a edge of the hill that comes on the Kullu-Mandi highway. It is at a distance of 30 kms from Mandi and 41km from kullu. The lush green mountains serving as a backdrop adds to the beauty of this temple. The temple houses the deity of Hadimba goddess. It is considered to be a very sacred place and hence devotees from all over the country come to visit this temple in huge numbers.

It is said that the trip to Kullu and Manali is incomplete without going to this revered temple as it holds the charm of the a...

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Shringa Rishi Temple
81.3 kms from Mandi city limits
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Shringa Rishi Temple is located at a distance of 81. 3 kms from Mandi. Roads are completely motarble but not in that good condition. The condition of roads is pretty good if one is trying to access this temple from Kullu but if you are following the alternate path that is from Shimla it may cause you some problem because of un-metaled road. This temple is impeccable blend of architectural flawness and opulent beauty hence trip to Shringa Rishi will become part of your eternal memories. It is also believed by the localities that every wish is fulfilled here, if wished with pure and serene heart...

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A small town with its fascinating beauty that is embraced by the man- made lake produced by the waters of Beas- Satluj Project, India's Biggest Hydel Project, Sunder Nagar is a city and municipal council in the Mandi District of Himachal Pradesh and formerly was a princely state known as Suket. The place is known for its shady and high towering trees and the glory of its soil speaks of the traditional heritage of the place. It is located at a distance of 225 kms from Mandi city center.

Perched at an altitude of 1174 ms, the small town of Sunder Nagar has a lot to offer. There are m...

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Sunken Garden, Mandi
Within Mandi city limits
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Sunken garden in Mandi is the perfect place if one wants to explore their innerselves in the company of nature. The 500 year old garden lies barely a minutes distance from Mandi.

If one goes by historical record this is the place where Raja Prithi Bhangal was buried after getting killed by his father-in law Raja Sidh Sen. Initially build as a lake it was later developed as a garden by Raja Joginder Sen.

The park is surrounded by local markets. The complex also houses a clock tower. Whether you want to spend time alone or with your loved ones, this place offers something...

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Tarna Temple, Mandi
18 kms from Mandi city limits
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Tarna Temple is an age old temple located in the scenic beauty of the Himalayas. This beautiful temple of Himachal Pradesh is unique in its surrounding beauty and religious belief. It is nearly about 17 to 18 kms from the center of the city Mandi and it will take approximately thirty to forty minutes to reach there by car through NH 154. Being built in the 17th century, this temple possesses a very beautiful architecture. The ice capped mountains in the backgrounds make the location very picturesque.

Shyama Kali is a Hindu goddess. According to the Hindu mythology, Kali is an incarna...

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Tattapani Himachal
111 kms from Mandi city limits
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Acquainted with many religious spots and the amazing rock formation present at the place, Tattapani is a village located in the area of Naldehra in Himachal Pradesh. The place shares a close approximation from Naldehra about forty five minutes and is accounted with hot springs where many visitors take a dip in the water. It is said that this water ails many diseases like skin cancer, pain and many more. The spring is mainly located on the bankside of river Sutlej. People love to raft and fishing at the bankside of river Sutlej. Tattipani is located at a distance of around 111 kms from Mandi. <...

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Tauni Devi Temple Mandi
60 kms from Mandi city limits
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Tauni Devi Temple is one of the famous Hindu temples in Himachal and is located in Hamirpur District. The temple is at a distance of 60 kms from the city centre of Hamirpur.

Dedicated to Goddess Tauni,who is believed to be the sister of Goddess Durga,Tauni Devi Temple is a 200 years old temple and revered highly by the local people of the district. The temple has beautiful paintings of Goddess Tauni and Goddess Durga and the interior has been designed in such a way that it gives immense peace to the visitor. The exterior of the temple is equally beautiful.

A special wors...

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Tirthan River
50 kms from Mandi city limits
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This is one of the most beautiful rivers of Himachal Pradesh. At an altitude of over 1600 meters above sea level, it is located in the Kullu district of Himachal which is 50 kms from Mandi. It has its source in the Himalayan glaciers and is an important tributary of the magnificent Beas River.

It comprises of clear and cold waters that are fresh from the glaciers and traverses some of the finest forests of western Himalayas before meeting the Beas River at Larji, alongside the National Highway 21. The river has a wonderful location since it is surrounded by huge Himalayan ranges on...

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Triloknath Temple is one of the most adorned temples in Mandi. It is situated in Purani Mandi and is about 1km from main mandi bus stand. The nearest railway station is at Shimla which is connected to a narrow gauge line from kalka (96kms). There are number of buses and taxies available at railway station. One can also opt for renting personal vehicle on per day basis according to their convience.

Triloknath Temple is one of the oldest temples in Mandi and it is dedicated to lord Shiva and goddess Parvati. One can see a divine sculpture of lord Shiva and goddess Parvati here. It wa...

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Tso Pema Monastery is located at a distance of 21. 0 kms. Rewalsar/Tso Pema (Tibetan: Tsopema where Tso means lake and Pema means lotus) is an amazing town built up around Lake Rewalsar in Himachal Pradesh. The famous Rawalsar lake ('Tso Pema' to Tibetans) is associated with Padmasambhava (also known as Guru Rinpoche), who is recognized as a second Buddha. One version of a legend has it that the king of Mandi had Padmasambhava burnt alive after rumours that the Guru had attempted to teach his daughter the Dharma, which was not accepted then. The pyre burned for a full week, with great clouds o...

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The temple is located 200 meters off the Kullu-Mandi road in Bajaura. Its about 55 kms from Mandi and the nearest town is Kullu which is 15km apart. This pyramided-structured temple is positioned on the banks of the Beas River. 'Mahadev' is associated to Lord Shiva and hence it is the controlling deity here.

It is believed to have been built in the mid 8th century by the Pandavas dedicating it to Lord Shiva. The temple enshrines a large `yoni-lingam` and the outer sides of the shrine are decorated with the images of Goddess Durga, Lord Vishnu and Lord Ganesha. Its exemplary art wor...

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