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Kullu Introduction

KulluKullu is located in the charming Kullu valley and is set amongst the backdrop of the mighty Himalayas . This town is famous for its temples and the annual Dussehra festival, both of which attract thousands of tourists. It is also known for its handicrafts. Kullu is located in the central part of the state of Himachal Pradesh in the northern region of India . It is 240 km north of Shimla. The weather in Kullu is alpine. The silver valley has nature treasures that lie carelessly scattered as flowers on the high meadows. This wealth nestles by every tree in the splendid forests, it bursts forth in the blooms and in fruit of every orchard.

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Kullu Tourist Attractions
Raghunath Temple

In the 17th century, Raja Jagat Singh of Kullu committed a great wrong. To atone for the sin, he sent a senior countier to Ayodhya for a statue of Lord Ragunath - Lord Rama. This temple was built by Raja Jagat Singh to house the image and even today is greatly revered.

Jagannathi Devi Temple

Jagannathi Devi Temple or the Bekhli temple is 3 km from Kullu and is located in the village of Bekhli . It is a stiff 1?hour climb to reach this temple, but it provides a panoramic view of Kullu.

The Bijli Mahadev Temple

The Bijli Mahadev Temple is located on a spur at a height of 2460 m. True to its name, the temple is often struck by lightning (bijli, lightning).

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Weekend Getaways Around Kullu
Basheshwar Mahadev Temple

There are a number of shrines around Kullu. The Basheshwar Mahadev Temple at Bajura (15 km) from Kullu is famous for its exquisite carvings. The Vaishno Devi Temple (4 km) and the Vishnu Temple at Dayar (12 km) are other important shrines worth visiting.

Manikaran

There are a number of tourist spots as well. The small town of Manikaran (45 km) is famous for its hot sulfur springs. It is located at an altitude of 1737 m in the Parvati River valley. These hot springs are famous for their healing powers. This place is both revered by the Hindus and the Sikhs.

Shoja

Shoja (69 km), at an altitude of 2692 m, offers the traveler a breathtaking view of the entire Kullu valley.

Raisom

Raisom (13 km), on the banks of river Beas , is a good site for trekking. The town of Naggar (23 km) was the erstwhile capital of the state of Kullu for more than 1,400 years. There are number of historic monuments and temples in this town.

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