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2 Hindu Temples to explore in Chamba

Chamba

Chamba the land of Lord Shiva is famous for its untouched natural beauty. There are five lakes, five wildlife sanctuaries, and the countless temples. Sub-Himalayan range of mountains, full of diverse flora and fauna, make Chamba an exhilarating experience.

Laxmi Narayana Temple
Laxmi Narayana TempleMohalla, Hatnala Gali, Chowgan Mohalla, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh 176310, India

Built in the 10th century by Raja Sahil Verman, Laxmi Narayana Temple is the main shrine in Chamba that includes Bimana i.e. Shikhara and Garbhgriha with a small antarala and a mantapa. The temple has wooden chattries and a shell roof at the top to protect against snowfall. There is a wheel shaped roof that helps to protect from cold. It houses a metallic image of Garuda, the mount of Lord Vishnu. It's a beautiful place of great historical implication and architectural marvel.

Sui Mata Temple
Sui Mata TempleChowgan Mohalla, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh 176310, India

Sui Mata Temple stands as an honour to the sacrifice of Queen Sui- the wife of King Sahil Varman. The temple is situated in the Saho village of Chamba district and is a paradigm of sacrifice. It's decorated with beautiful painting that depicts the life of Sui. A fair is organized every year at this place which begins on 15th March and continues till the first of April. Married women and girls flock to this place with offerings to pay respect to the great queen.

Map of Hindu Temples to explore in Chamba