- Kullu town is set on the banks of river Beas in the strikingly beautiful Kullu valley, also known as the ‘valley of gods’.
MODE OF COMMUNICATION:
- Airport: Bhuntar Airport, Bhuntar (KUU), 10 kms away from Kullu.
- Rail: Joginder Nagar Railway Station, Joginder Nagar, 125 kms away from Kullu.
- Road: Well connected by road. 280 kms from Chandigarh, 220 kms from Shimla and 563 kms from Delhi.
SIGHTSEEING AT A GLANCE:
Raghunathji Temple Naggar Manikaran
|FAIRS & FESTIVALS
|| Kullu Dussehra
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ATTRACTIONS OF KULLU
- Famous shrine was built in 1657.
- Dedicated to Lord Raghunathji, the principal deity of the valley.
- Idol of the presiding deity is said to be brought from Ayodhya, about 400 years ago.
- World renowned annual Dussehra festival of Kullu is celebrated in September/ October.
- Festival are organised at Dhalpur maidan, about 1 km from Raghunathji Temple.
- During this time icons of all the deities of Kullu valley are brought here in colourful processions to attend the darbar of Lord Raghunathji.
ATTRACTIONS AROUND KULLU
- 27 kms away from Kullu.
- Beautiful site on the banks of Beas was the capital of Kullu state for over 1400 years.
- Founded by Visudh Pal and has a 16th century castle, which has now been converted into a hotel.
- Naggar has three old shrines dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Tripura Sundari and Krishna.
- It is also associated with Nicholas Roerich, an internationally renowned artist from Russia.
- 45 kms away from Kullu.
- Pilgrim centre of Hindus and Sikhs.
- Famous for its hot sulphur springs.
- It has a Gurudwara and temples of Lord Ramchandra and Shiva.