Kullu is a tourist district in the state of Himachal Pradesh. This district stretches from the Rohtang Pass in the North to the village of Rampur in the south.
The largest valley in this place is popularly known as the Kullu Valley or the Valley of the Gods. Kullu district situated in the central part of the valley on the banks of the Beas River.
The town of Manali lies just north of this place. Tourists can visit Naggar Castle and Rupi Palace. The village of Manikaran contains Hindu and Sikh temples plus famous hot springs. This district is also known for its Malana Valley and Lug Valley. Check tour packages for Himachal Pradesh at eTaxiGo with attractive travel plans.
Raghunath Ji Temple at Sultanpur: The main deity of Kullu is Raghunath Ji. The festival of Dussehra held mainly in its name. In 1660 AD, the temple was constructed successfully with a mixed look of Pyramidal and Pahari style. Five times in a day, everyday puja held grandly. Nearly 45 festivals held in a calendar year.
Temple in Kullu:
Adi-Bramha Temple at Khokhan near Bhuntar
It located in a village named Khokhan, nearly 4 km from Bhuntar. A massive wooden structured temple. On the way, Dayar temple of Vishnu is across the valley. The idols of Adi-Brahma Ji in the center of the temple and ‘Manikaran-Jogni’ and ‘Garh-Jogni’ temples on the right and left side of the temple.
Jagannath Temple at Bhekhli
Situated at Bhekhli, about 12 km from Kullu. It dedicated to Maa Bhuwaneshwari. You can get a perfect view of the River Beas and the entire Kullu Valley. Bijli Mahadev Temple in Kullu Valley: It has a “Shiva-Lingam.” Every year during ‘Shivaratri,’ a good rush of domestic and foreign devotees gather at this temple to pay homage to Lord-Shiva.
Khir Ganga Trek
Located at a distance of 22 km from Manikaran in Parvati Valley. This particular trek leads directly through hilly terrain. It is the most adventurous and refreshing trek in India. This place is not permanently inhabited and is open for nearly seven months in a year.
Other Places of Attractions
- The other famous places of attraction in Kullu are:
- Triyugi Narayan
- Bishweshwar Mahadev
- Mata Vaishno Devi
- Prashar Rishi Temple
- Jagtipatt temple
- Tripura Sundari Temple
- Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery
- Gauri Shankar Temple
There is a good number of budget and luxury hotels in Kullu that are apt for domestic and foreign tourists and vacationers. Travel agencies arrange sight-seeing trips. There is a good rush at Kullu’s tourist places and destinations during the season and non-season too.