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Chamba Travel Guide

Chamba is a majestic town which is located at 3,301 ft above the sea level and also it is located on the banks of crystal-clear river Ravi. The region is rich is historic significance which traces back to 2nd century BC.

Some of the greater dynasty ruled the town which created some of the most attracting architecture making this place a perfect spot for spending your vacation. More than 70 kings ruled the region and here are some of the best places to visit in the region to know about culture and history of the region.

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best tourists places in Chamba

  • The Lakshmi Narayan Temple
  • Chamera lake
  • The Hariraya Temple
  • Himachal Emporium

The Lakshmi Narayan Temple

The beautiful temple is one of the oldest and also is a very massive structure which makes Chamba much more shiner. Highly visited by many worshippers, well as the place is constructed as Shikhara which is intricately carved. Around 6 powerful deities reside here. Idols of Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva are present here which is highly is visited by n number of tourists and you can find out about the Hindu architecture and culture more deeply here.

Chamera lake

The man-made reservoir which was created for supporting the Chamnba Dam, now serves as one of the most visited regions of the city. The clear water of the lake, boating facilities and a perfect place to have a picnic makes this place a very well adored location to enjoy the scenic view here. The majestic place serves all the tourists with a nature’s beauty and fresh air which helps you to relax. Surrounding by full greenery if you like going to picnics and speed boating or row boating then this destination is a correct stop to make here in the magical city of Chamba.

The Hariraya Temple

The temple’s amazing construction has been attracting many tourists and it is one of the most marvellous temples in the city for sure. The Hariraya Temple of Chamba is constructed for dedicating it to Lord Vishnu and his idol resides in the centre stage of the temple. The adorable nature’s beauty surrounding the temple, intricate carvings, all the traditional jewellery on the idol and the structure of the temple is indeed candy to eyes. The main idol here is placed on a carved chariot which is seen getting pulled by 6 horse statues. The construction style of the temple traces back to 11th century making this place more important for the devotees.

Himachal Emporium

A perfect place for people who appreciate handworks and like buying intricate beautiful handworks and handicrafts. The emporium is organised in the Raja Umed Singh's Rang Mahal. It is located in the marvellous locality of Surara Mohalla and each and every thing that to fill find here is made in a traditional way and is indeed hand made. The place is also for many food stalls selling the tasty local snacks of the place.