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2 Hindu Temples to explore in Kangra

Kangra

Kangra district derives its name from Kangra town that was known as Nagarkot in ancient times. It is situated on the southern escarpment of the Himalayas.Kangra district derives its name from Kangra town that was known as Nagarkot in ancient times. It is situated on the southern escarpment of the Himalayas.

Masrur Temples
Masrur TemplesMasroor, Lahalpur, Himachal Pradesh 176026, India

Masroor Rock Cut Temple is a popular archaeological site in India is around 32 km from Kangra on Nagrota-Surian Link Road. A major part of the famous rock cut temples are in ruins yet one can study the relics clearly. They are a version of North Indian Nagara architecture style, dedicated to Shiva, Vishnu, Devi and Saura traditions of Hinduism.

Shaktipeeth Shri Bajreshwari Devi Temple
Shaktipeeth Shri Bajreshwari Devi TempleMandir Road, New Kangra, Haripur, New Kangra, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh 176001, India

The Bajreshwari Devi Temple is a popular Hindu pilgrimage site in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh behind the crowded market of Kangra Town. It is said to be constructed by Goddess Bajreshwari itself at a place where once the famous Ashwamedh or horse-sacrifice took place. Standing behind the cricket field, numerous food selling stalls and bustling streets, the temple stands high and proves its presence by the echoing sounds of its huge bells.

Map of Hindu Temples to explore in Kangra