Famous Monuments : Viceregal Lodge, Rang Mahal
Famous Architectural Temples : Raghunathji Temple
Famous Fort : Kangra Fort
Other Attractions : Shrines and Palaces
Popular Colonial Monumnent - Visceral Lodge in Shimla
|Famous Forts :||Kangra Fort and Sujanpur Fort Kangra Valley, Kuthar Fort Shimla, Kumru Fort 293 kms from Shimla.|
|Architecture Style :||Mughal, Hindu and Colonial.|
|Colonial Monuments :||Lord Elgin's Memorial and Viceregal Lodge Shimla, War Memorial Dalhousie.|
|Buddhist Monuments :||Kye Monastery Largest Monastic Complex, Located in Spiti.|
|Famous Palaces :||Rang Mahal Chamba, Maharaja's Palace Chail.|
|Famous Temples :||Chamunda Devi Temple Located 15 kms from Dharamshala and is More than 700 Years Old, Lakshmi Narayan Temple in Chamba, Baijnath Temple at Palampur in Kangra.|
|Not to be Missed :||The Himachal Emporium Inside the Rang Mahal (Painted Palace) Housing Beautiful Wall Paintings. From Here you must buy Rumals - Small Cloths Featuring very Fine Silk Embroidery, a Traditional Craft.|
|Must See :||The Padam Palace Black Gram Paste was Used to Cement the Stones of the Palace.|
|Inside Tip :||Most of the Palaces of Himachal Pradesh Serve as Heritage Hotels. You Can Always Book Yourself to Enjoy the Resplendence.|
Himachal Pradesh the land of Gods, has also gained
momentum as a region with enchanting diversity. Take a famous monumental
heritage tours of Himachal Pradesh to see the presence of the best of all
the worlds. There are historical forts and colonial mansions, religious
temples and sacred monasteries. You should take a trip to Himachal Pradesh
to see the famous monumental attractions that since ages have been the
heartthrob of the tourists.
Enjoy a holiday in Himachal Pradesh and visit the famous monuments that dots the landscape of Himachal Pradesh. The forts and palace attractions of Himachal Pradesh in India is great. Notice the height at which they have been built and it will surely flabbergast you. The monumental heritage of Himachal Pradesh can be felt at every corner of the state.
The history of Himachal Pradesh has played a great role
in shaping up the monumental heritage of the state. Thanks to the multi
cultural influence that has made it possible for Himachal Pradesh to give
the tourist everything that they can seek for. The most dominating as well
as the most highlighted monumental attractions are that of the British
landmarks. It is an inevitable fact as they were the ones who ruled this
state for the maximum stretch of time. But however, you will find
significant effect of Mughal and Hindu architecture as well.
Due to its proximity with Tibet and the mere presence of Dalai Lama (the Buddhist chief monk), a lot of Buddhist architecture in form of monasteries can also be found here. Due to its proximity with Tibet and the mere presence of Dalai Lama (the Buddhist chief monk), a lot of Buddhist architecture in form of monasteries can also be found here.
The monumental heritage and attractions of Himachal Pradesh is great. You should plan a Himachal Pradesh monumental tours to enjoy the true essence of Himachali culture.
Dilapidating Remains of Nurpur Fort
Take an exclusive tour of the forts and palaces of
Himachal Pradesh, a state that since times immemorial have enchanted the
various rulers to leave their mark on this scenic land. Enjoy a holiday in
Kangra district where you cannot miss seeing the famous Kangra fort,
that has created a niche for itself in Himachal Pradesh. With a
circumference of 4 kms, this is the oldest fort in Himachal Pradesh and
has various gates and shrines. In Kangra valley itself we have the
Sujanpur fort, where you cannot miss seeing the wall paintings.
Besides the popular fort attractions of Kangra, other forts that you should visit are Kuthar fort, which is in close vicinity from Shimla. Then there is Kumru fort, located at a distance of 229 kms from Shimla and is surrounded by cluster of houses amidst fields and orchards.
The palace attractions of Himachal Pradesh includes all
those colonial as well as historical mansions that have earned due respect
for themselves since ages. The most important is the Viceregal Lodge
in Shimla, which is better known as the heart of the city. This is a six
story building which is enclosed by well maintained gardens and
intricately spun legends. While on your vacations to Dharamshala, you
should visit the War Memorial that is the landmark of the city.
Among the list of historical palaces, the name that soar high is Rang Mahal, located in Chamba. This palace has a Mughal influence, that today houses Himachal emporium. Another palace attractions of Himachal Pradesh is Lord Elgin's Memorial also located in Shimla. Then Himachal has the Maharaja's Palace in Chail, which is situated at the highest point of the state.
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