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Kangra

(1500 Ft Above Sea Level)

Himachal Pradesh | India
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Kangra is categorised as Pilgrimage / Business and Transit


Jwalamukhi Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 6 July 2007)
View of the Fort overlooking the river (Photo Courtesy: John Hill)

Reasons to Visit
  • Kangra is district headquarters and visited for the Brajeshwari Devi temple, one of the 51 Shaktipeetha Temples
  • Brajeshwari Devi temple is visited alongwith other significant Devi temples in the area such as Jwalamukhi, Chintpurni and Chamunda devi Temples.
  • Kangra is known for the The Kangra Fort which is considered one of the oldest dated fort in the area.
  • Kangra is also known for Kangra paintings a style of Miniature paintings belonging to the school of Pahari paintings that were patronized by the Rajput rulers between the 17th and 19th centuries. Kangra can also be a stopover for guests travelling from Manali to Vaishnodevi.
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Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Dharamsala (34 kms), Pathankot (87 kms), Jalandhar (142 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Pathankot (87 kms), Una (104 kms), Gurdaspur (125 kms)

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Airport Pickup or Drop

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Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Airport and KangraRs. 5280

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

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Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Railway Station and KangraRs. 5280
Pickup/Drop between Pathankot Railway Station and KangraRs. 2348

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Destination Ideas

  • Kangra Valley Devi Temple Pilgrimage
  • Nau Deviyan Pilgrimage Circuit of North India

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Heart of Old Kangra Town is Vrajeshwari Temple, one of the Shaktipeetha temples and visited alongwith Chintpurni and Jwalamukhi Temple as a part of Devi temples.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple, Shaktipeetha
    1
    The Kangra Fort was built by the Royal family of Kangra (The Katoch Dynasty). It is the largest fort in the Himalayas and one of the oldest dated fort in India. Also near to old Kangra is the famous Jayanti Mata temple on a hill top. A lso close to entrance is a small museum which exhibits the history of Kangra fort. Adjoining the Fort is the Maharaja Sansar Chand Katoch Museum run by the Royal Family of Kangra. The Museum also provides audio guides for the fort and the museum and has a cafeteria.
    Heritage Site, Museum
    Heritage Museum, Royal Heritage, Fort
    4
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Just 24 km from Kangra and 15 km from Dharamshala is the famous temple of goddess Chamunda Devi (Chamunda Nandikeshwar Dham). The temple complex offers view of Dhauladhar, the Baner Khad and Dadh. A vast running water pool houses the statues of Lord Shiva and Saraswati. A trek of about 16 km up in the Dhauladhar ranges is the ancient temple of Aadi Himani Chamunda
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    24
    A unique temple with no idol where devotees worship eternally burning and shining blue flame worshipped as a manifestation of the goddess. It is considered one of the Shaktipeetha Temples.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple, Shaktipeetha
    35
    Chintpurni Temple is a major Shaktipeetha Temple dedicated to Goddess Parvati. Here the Goddess is worshipped in the form of a stone lingam.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple, Shaktipeetha
    57

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Kangra,Himachal Pradesh,India

January
20°C / 6°C
February
20°C / 8°C
March
27°C / 13°C
April
33°C / 18°C
May
40°C / 23°C
June
41°C / 27°C
July
39°C / 26°C
August
33°C / 23°C
September
34°C / 21°C
October
31°C / 16°C
November
26°C / 11°C
December
22°C / 9°C

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Nearest Airport in Kangra
  • Gaggal Airport ( DHM ) , Dharamsala-34 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Kangra
  • Pathankot ( PTK ), Pathankot-87 Kms
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