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20 Attractions to Explore Near Gobind Sagar

Gobind Sagar
Gobind SagarGobind Sagar, Himachal Pradesh

The unparalleled scenic view of rolling hills and plains overlooking the azure blue tint of the man-made reservoir of the Gobind Sagar lake is an alluring vista to gaze upon. The gigantic reservoir is formed on the Sutlej river by the Bhakra Dam, one of the highest gravity dams in the world. Built in 1963

Nearby Attractions

Bhakra Dam
Bhakra Dam8.47 KMs away from Gobind Sagar

This is a concrete gravity dam on the Sutlej river in Bilaspur. The dam forms the Gobind sagar reservoir. The dam, located at a gorge near the (now submerged) upstream Bhakra village in Bilaspur. the dam attracts tourists from all over India.

Khalsa Heritage Memorial Complex
Khalsa Heritage Memorial Complex19.01 KMs away from Gobind Sagar

This is a museum that gives an insight into the events that took place in Punjab five hundred years ago which gave birth to Sikhism and finally the Khalsa Panth. It serves to attract tourists and pilgrims.

Hamirpur
Hamirpur31.39 KMs away from Gobind Sagar

Hamirpur is located in the Lower West Central Outer Himalayas at an average elevation of 790 M above sea level . Far northern High Altitude Dhauladhar Ranges overlook the city. Hamirpur is a rapidly developing City in Himachal Pradesh with New Entrepreneurship and Modern Construction. It is also a major junction on National Highway 3 While National Highway 103 starts at Here . Hamirpur is Famous for its High literacy rate , Educational Institutions and Traditional Festival Of Hamir Utsav .

Gurudwara Parivaar Vichora Sahib
Gurudwara Parivaar Vichora Sahib39.40 KMs away from Gobind Sagar

A beautiful gurdwara situated on the banks of river Sirsa. This is where the 10th Guru of Sikh, Guru Gobind SIngh Ji's, family got separated. Located on a hill top, one has to climb 100 odd steps to reach this holy spot, which commands a panaromic view of the surrounding valley.

Rewalsar Lake
Rewalsar Lake40.85 KMs away from Gobind Sagar

Rewalsar Lake is a mid-altitude lake located on a mountain spur in the Mandi district. The lake is shaped like a square with the shoreline of about 735 m. It is held as a sacred spot .

Ropar Wetland
Ropar Wetland42.77 KMs away from Gobind Sagar

This is a man-made freshwater wetland covering 1,365 hectares. Surrounded by the Shivalik hills in the northwest and the plains in the south. This is a popular tourist attraction for bird watching and boating.

Sujanpur Tira Fort
Sujanpur Tira Fort47.73 KMs away from Gobind Sagar

The palace-fort, Sujanpur Tira is situated at a distance of 22kms from Hamirpur town and touches the Kangra border. The fort was built by Raja Abhay Chand of the Katoch dynasty of Kangra in 1758. For more than a century, Sujanpur Tira remained the royal residence for the Katoch dynasty. The fort in the early 19th century was also the residence of Raja Sansar Chand, who is reckoned to be the patron of Kangra School of miniature paintings.

Archaeological Museum Rupnagar
Archaeological Museum Rupnagar48.12 KMs away from Gobind Sagar

A museum that houses the archaeological remains of the excavated site near Ropar, the first Harappan site excavated in Independent India located at Rupnagar town on the banks of Sutlej river.

Gurudwara Shri Bhatha Sahib
Gurudwara Shri Bhatha Sahib50.67 KMs away from Gobind Sagar

A famous gurdwara in the city of Rupnagar. This Gurdwara commemorates the visit of tenth Guru Sri Gobind Singh. Religiously significant place and that's why a lot of people visit this place.

ARKI FORT  a descendant of Rana Sabha Chand.
ARKI FORT a descendant of Rana Sabha Chand. 52.67 KMs away from Gobind Sagar

The Arki palace was built between 1695 - 1700 by Rana Prithvi Singh a descendant of Rana Sabha Chand. The Diwan Khana of the palace has very nice paintings in Kangra style . The paintings depict incidents from mythology, religion, history, and culture. They include Kamdev's arrows on Shiva, Kalia-Mardan which represent mythology whereas the paintings of Sikh-Mughal battles represent events of history.

Kamrunag Lake
Kamrunag Lake53.00 KMs away from Gobind Sagar

The Kamrunag Lake is one of the many places on earth that baffles the intellect of an average human. It is not an ordinary lake but one that has uncountable wealth stored in its bed. Located in Mandi. the Kamrunag Lake is an oasis for a spiritually-parched soul.

Victoria Bridge
Victoria Bridge53.74 KMs away from Gobind Sagar

The Victorian Suspension Bridge over the river Beas was built in 1877 A.D. It connects the Jawahar Nagar or Khaliar and Old or Purani Mandi areas to the main town. It was built at the cost of one lakh rupees or about $ 1700, during the regime of Raja Bijai Sen in 1877. He built the bridge with the help of the British Government which had granted protection to the state under a treaty after the Sikhs had invaded Mandi in 1840. The ropes of the bridge had been embedded with concrete under the rock

Chinmastika Shaktipeeth Maa Chintpurni Temple
Chinmastika Shaktipeeth Maa Chintpurni Temple58.39 KMs away from Gobind Sagar

Chintpurni is a major idolized shrine of the Hindus, which is located in the Una district of Himachal Pradesh. It is placed on one of the highest peaks of the Sola Singhi Range. Chintpurni Devi is the goddess here who takes away all the worries and stress of devotees. In this temple, the Goddess is showed without her head in a pindi form. Many Devotees have been flocking Shaktipeeth for centuries to worship at the lotus feet of Mata Shri Chhinnamastika Devi.

Damsal Dam
Damsal Dam59.51 KMs away from Gobind Sagar

This is an earth fill dam across the Damsal river and it is situated in a picturesque location where there is a good climate and no more noises and all. This dam is the main water source for the nearby districts.

Gurudwara
Gurudwara60.27 KMs away from Gobind Sagar

This gurdara is dedicated to Guru Gobind Singh. The 10th Sikh guru. It is under his leadership that the Sikh community united and faught against the mugal ruler Aurangazeb.The Inner place is maintained by the Rulers family. When Guru Sahib was about to leave Mandi, Raja Sidh Sen asked him who would protect Mandi after his departure, who will save us from Aurangzeb's cruelty. The Raja asked his question just as the Guru aimed his banddukh at a clay pitcher floating down the river.

Sanghol Archaeological Museum
Sanghol Archaeological Museum68.93 KMs away from Gobind Sagar

This is an ancient site of Harappan culture and is being maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. A tourist complex is also coming up here. This place holds a special position on the archaeological atlas of India.

Summer Hill
Summer Hill69.12 KMs away from Gobind Sagar

Summer Hill is an extremely beautiful place. The place is surrounded by tranquil and quiet hills, which give it a magnificent aura. The hill has been associated with Mahatma Gandhi, since his visit to Shimla. He used to live here, at the Georgian House of Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur, which stands adorned with beautiful architecture. The very-famous Himachal Pradesh University is also situated at the Summer Hill only.

Parashar Lake temple
Parashar Lake temple69.21 KMs away from Gobind Sagar

The lake is located at a height of 2730 m above sea level. With deep blue waters, the lake is held sacred to the sage Prashar and he is regarded to have meditated there. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks and looking down on the fast flowing river Beas. This wooden temple has a pagoda style of architecture with intricate carvings of animals and serpents. As legend states, it is made of deodar wood. The region has emerged as a popular tourist destination besides being a pilgrimage site.

Indian Institute of Advanced Studies
Indian Institute of Advanced Studies69.83 KMs away from Gobind Sagar

IIAS structure was built as home for Lord Duffein, who was the Viceroy of India during 1884 and 1888. The place has witnessed major historic decisions including Shimla Conference (1945) and the Separation of Pakistan and East Pakistan (1947). After independence, the building was renamed as ‘Rashtrapati Nivas’. It was used as a summer retreat by the President of India. Later, it was converted into a research centre for Indian culture, religion, humanities and social and natural sciences.

Viceregal Lodge & Botanical Gardens
Viceregal Lodge & Botanical Gardens69.90 KMs away from Gobind Sagar

The Viceregal Lodge, Shimla is the most historically significant and architectural impressive building of the region that makes for a pleasant half-day excursion. The Viceregal Lodge was the summer residence of the Indian Viceroy, the British Raj leader who governed the whole of the Indian subcontinent between 1888 until 1946. Within the Viceroy Lodge many significant decisions from this era about India were devised, discussed and agreed upon.