Quietly nuzzled in the fascinating land of Himachal, Naggar is a fantastic destination and a popular spot among the tourists for its astonishing natural charm and is also equally renowned for its brilliant artistic and historical significance. It is an antique majesty standing tall at an altitude of 1851 mts above the ground which was the capital of Kullu and was founded by King Visudhpal.
Wonderful spread of lush green cap rejuvenates the mind and bucks up the zeal of the ardent nature fan. River Beas located on the right hand side winds through the picturesque landscapes, deep cut valleys and woody lands offering a heavenly experience to the onlookers.
Visit to the Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery tops the list of tourist attraction. Beautiful paintings with expressive panoramic detail portray the life style and natural beauty of Kullu, Lahaul and other places. The genius behind the collection of dazzling paintings is Nicholas Roerich, a Russian painter and artist. It is about 2kms from the city centre.
Naggar Castle, the extraordinary architectural marvel was built by King Sidh Singh in the 14th century. Placed in the majestic ambience, close to the flowing beauty Beas, it provides commanding view of the wondrous surroundings. Currently it is taken over by the Himachal Pradesh tourism department and is converted as a heritage hotel.
Tripura Sundari temple is a pagoda shaped gigantic 3 floor building made of wood. The shikhara / the peak of the temple is brilliant. The idols of various local deities adorn the temple. Hadimba Devi temple and Rahalla falls are the worth-visiting destinations.
With imposing ambience and royal feel, Naggar is the best place to relish a calm and tranquil vacation.
Bajeshwar Mahadev Temple : Ornamented with beautiful carvings, Bajeshwar Mahadev Temple was constructed in the 8th century in the shape of the pyramid, which makes this temple a must visit place. It is located close to River Beas and is about 15kms from Naggar.
Camping Sight Raison : This place is greatly loved by people of all ages. The vast spread of lovely orchards is the main attraction.
Jagganath Temple : Located about 3 kms from Kulu, this temple located on the rock provides wonderful countryside views.
Kasol : Kasol is a marvelous land located in the eye-catching Parvati valley. The white sand flanking the river gives wonderful feel and is a tranquil holidaying spot.
HOW TO REACH
By Road : Travelling by road is not at all a problem as it is located on NH 21. Chandigarh and Delhi are well connected by buses and taxis.
By Air : About 50 kms from Kullu is the Bhunter airport. Many private flights operate to Shimla.
By Train : Chandigarh, 320 kms is the major railway station.