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Kullu- Tourist Place in Himachal Pradesh

Kullu, 'Valley of Gods', is a beautiful district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. This name of the valley is because it is believed that at one time it is the home for many Hindu Gods and Divine Souls. Located at an altitude of 1230 meters on the banks of the river Beas, it is known for its magnificent natural environment. The history of this beautiful hill station, discovered by Bijangamani Pal, a resident of Tripura, dates back to the first century. It is said that this region was inaccessible when India attained its independence in 1947.

➤To roam in the summer, this beautiful place is surrounded by steep hillsides, forests, rivers, and apple gardens, and is famous among tourists from all over the world for its natural beauty. Apart from this, Kullu is also famous for its ancient forts, religious places, wildlife sanctuaries and dams.

●Raghunath Temple, dedicated to the Hindu god Ram, is another major attraction of Kullu. In the construction of the temple, an ideal m…

Kinnaur- A peaceful district of Himachal Pradesh

Located in the northeast of Himachal Pradesh, Kinnaur is a fascinating tourist destination. This beautiful place is about 250 km from Himachal's capital Shimla. Recong-Peo in front of Kinner Kailash, which is the headquarters of this district, is very beautiful. The area surrounded by high-rise snowy hills and green trees is divided into upper, middle and lower parts of Kinnaur. The border of this district, which is rich in natural beauty, is linked to Tibet, reaching here through the NH-22 by passing through mountain valleys is not less than travelling to a paradise.

The natural beauty of this place is known for snow-covered mountains, beautiful green valleys, mature gardens and lush vineyards. With this, there are several rivers and various species of flora and fauna. The difference in Kinnaur culture from the rest of this state can be seen, because it holds deep equality with Tibetan culture. There are two main valleys in the Kinnaur area-the Sangla Valley and the Hangrang Val…

Kangra- A District in Himachal Pradesh

Kangra is a tourist spot located in Manjhi and Bener streams in Indian state Himachal Pradesh. Between the Dhauladhar Range and the Shivalik Range, this city is located in the Kangra valley and the Banganga stream is visible. It is also commonly known as Dev Bhoomi, which means the residence of Gods. According to the Vedas, various non-Aryan tribal communities lived here before the arrival of the Aryans. In the great Indian epic Mahabharata, Kangra has been referred to as a triangular state.
Kangra city came under the rule of Muslims after the attack by Muhammad Ghazni in the 10th century. After this, the Katoch dynasty came under the rule of the oldest surviving dynasty. After the conclusion of the first Anglo-Sikh war, Kangra was captured by the British. In 1846, it became a district of colonial India. After the partition of India in 1947, it became a part of Punjab in 1947, but it was transferred to Himachal Pradesh in 1966.

➤Kangra district lies between 31˚ 21′ to 32˚ 59′ N latitu…

Hamirpur- Popular district in Himachal Pradesh

Hamirpur is one of the twelve districts of the Indian state Himachal Pradesh. The headquarters of the district is situated in the Hamirpur town. This is the smallest district of Himachal Pradesh. This district has an area of 1118 square kilometers or we can say 432 square miles. This district is located between 31°25' N & 31°52' N and also between 76°18' E & 76°44' E. It is located at an altitude of 785 metres. It is bordered by district Mandi in the East, Bilaspur in the South, Una in the West & Kangra in the North. River Beas separates Hamirpur from Kangra district.
◆Hamirpur district is associated with the Katoch dynasty. Earlier it was a part of Jalandhar-Trigarta empire. Raja Hamir Chand build the fort at Hamirpur and present name of town was derived from this ruler. It is also known as Martyr's Land.
◆The climate of Hamirpur district was not very cold in winters as it is situated closer to plain areas. But the temperature is hot during summers.

Chamba- A district of Himachal Pradesh

Chamba is a district of the Indian state Himachal Pradesh. it is northwestern district of Himachal Pradesh. It is located at an altitude of 3268 ft. It is bounded on north west by Jammu, on north east by  Kashmir, east by ladakh,south east by lahaul & barabangal area & south by district Kangra of himachal pradesh& Gurdaspur district of Punjab. It is situated between latitude 32° 11′ 30” North and 33° 13′ 6” North and longitude 75°49' East and 77° 3′ 30” East. It has total area of 6522 square kilometer.

➤Chamba the land of lord Shiva. Dalhousie and khajjiar are the most popular hill stations of this district. There are five lakes, five wild life sanctuaries and countless number of temples.Thousands of people came here every year to spend their vacations.Its high Mountain ranges have given it a sheltered position and helped in preserving its centuries-old relics and many inscriptions. Its head quarters are in chamba town.In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Chamba…

Bilaspur- Tourist Place in Himachal Pradesh

Bilaspur is a district of the Indian state Himachal Pradesh. It is situated in Shivalik range of lower Himalayas. It is surrounded by mountains from all sides. It is bordered by Punjab (an Indian state) in south and west. There is fog along the banks of river Sutlej during winter season. Here summers are hottest in month of may and June. Rainy season is from early July to mid September.  This contains a man made Govind Sagar Lake. This lake acts as the reservoir of Bhakhra & Nangal Dam project. Its headquarters are situated in the town Bilaspur. The district has an area of 1167 square kilometers. According to 2011 census, its population is 3,82,056. Bilaspur district was formerly known as "kahlur". The ruler acquiesce in to the government of India on 12 October, 1948 & it was made an Indian state under a chief commissioner. The state of Bilaspur was merged with Himachal Pradesh on 1 July, 1954 & became Bilaspur district. The district…