[Himachal GK] Temples and Religious Places of Himachal Pradesh

Chamba:
Temples
Location
Special Feature
Chhatrari Temple/Shakti Devi Temple
Chhatrari
Constructed by famous architect “Gugga”
Chaurasi Temple
Bharmour
Group of 84 temples

Lakshmi Narayan Temple
Chamba
Built by Sahil Verman. Group of six temples
Mani Mahesh Temple
Bharmour
Built by Meru Verman
Narasingha Temple
Bharmour
Built by Tribhuvan Devi, queen of Yugakara Verman


Kangra:
Temples
Location
Special Feature
Masrur Rock cut temple
Nagrota Surian
Built by King Lalitaditya of Kashmir
Chamunda Devi
Chamunda
Built in the 19th century
Vrajreshwari temple
Kangra
Plundered by Mahmood of Ghazni in 1009 a.d.
Jwalamukhi temple
Jawala ji
Built by Raja Bhumi chand of Kangra
Baijnath temple
Baijnath
Oldest Shiva temple in India. Renovated by Raja Sansar Chand in 19th century


Shimla:
Temples
Location
Special Feature
Jakhoo Temple
Jakhoo Hills
Devoted to Lord Hanuman
Sun Temple
Nirath(Rampur)
Devoted to Lord Sun
Hatkoti Temple
Hatkoti(Rohru)
Has an Ashtadhatu image of Mahishamardani
Kalibarri Temple
Shimla
Devoted to Goddess Shyamala Devi
Tara Devi Temple
Shimla
Devoted to Goddess Tara Devi



Kullu:
Temples
Location
Special Feature
Bijali Mahadev
Kullu
Devoted to Lord Shiva
Hidimba Devi Temple
Manali
An annual Dhungri Fair is held
Manu Temple
Manali
Devoted to great ancient law-giver ‘Manu’
Tripura Sundari Temple
Naggar
Built by Raja Yashodapal
Jamlu Mahadev
Malana
Devoted to sage Jamdagini
Manikaran Temple
Manikaran
Famous for hot-water springs


Mandi:
Temples
Location
Special Feature
Shikari Devi Temple
Sundernagar
Devoted to Goddess Shikari Devi
Parashar Temple
Pandoh
Built by Raja Ban Sen
Mahoonag temple
Karsog
Bhootnath Temple
Mandi
Built by Raja Ajbar Sen.Devoted to Ardhanarishwara
Madho Rai Temple
Mandi
Tarna Devi Temple
Tarna Hills
Built by Raja Shyam Sen

 
Hamirpur:
Temples
Location
Special Feature
Baba Balak Nath
Deotsidh
A cave Temple
Gasota Temple
Gasota
An annual Gasota fair is held here
Narvadeshwar Temple
Sujanpur Tira
Built by chief queen of Raja Sansar Chand
Murli Manohar Temple
Sujanpur Tira
Built by Raja Sansar Chand
Gauri Shankar Temple
Sujanpur Tira
Built by Raja Sansar Chand

 
Una:
Temples
Location
Special Feature
Chintpurni Mata
Chintpurni
Pandit Mai das established the shrine of mata Chintpurni.
Shiv Bari
Gagret
Believed to be the Archery practising range of the pupils of Guru Dronacharya.


Sirmaur:
Temples
Location
Special Feature
Bala Sundri Temple
Trilokpur
Bult by Raja Deep Prakash
Shirgul Devta Temple
Churdar
Shirgul Devta is the main deity of residents of Shimla and Sirmaur
Jagatnath Temple
Nahan
Built by Raja Budh Prakash
Gayatri Temple
Renuka
Built by Paraya Nand Brahmchari


Lahaul-Spiti:
Temples
Location
Special Feature
Triloknath Temple
Udaipur
Built by King Lalitaditya
Mrikula Devi Temple
Udaipur
A nationally protected monumnet by ASI. Built by Ajay Verman
Kee Monastery
Spiti
Largest Monastery in Spiti
Dhankar Monastery
Kaza
There is a large statue of Dhyan Buddha
Tabo Monastery
Kaza
It is the oldest monastery in the world. Known as the Ajanta of “Himalayas”
Guru Ghantal Monastery
Tupchiling
On the bank of Chandra river. It is the oldest Gompa of Lahaul



Kinnaur:
Temples
Location
Special Feature
Mindal Devi Temple
Devi Kothi
Built by Raja Umed Singh
Jangi Monastery
Recongpeo
Lippa Monastery
Taiti
Built by Lama Devarama
Piir Naag ji temple
Sapni
Mathi Temple
Chitkul
Mathi is the local Goddes of Chitkul residents

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