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Kangra Fort

Heritage Site | Museum

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View of the Fort overlooking the river (Photo Courtesy: John Hill)
Kangra Fort (Photo Courtesy: Vssun)

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.

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Heritage Site, Museum (Heritage Museum, Royal Heritage, Fort)

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