10 Places In Kullu You Must Visit

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Raghunath Temple

Located in the heart of Kullu, this ancient temple is dedicated to Lord Raghunath (Lord Rama). It is famous for its intricate architecture and religious significance. Visitors can witness the daily rituals and soak in the spiritual ambience.

A view of the Raghunath Temple, Kullu | _25manpreet/instagram

Manikaran Sahib

This revered Sikh pilgrimage site is famous for its hot springs and the gurudwara, which offers langar (community meal) to all visitors. The hot water springs are believed to have medicinal properties, making them a must-visit for religious and recreational reasons.

A look at Manikaran Sahib | manishsoni019/instagram

Naggar Castle

A historical marvel, this castle was once the residence of Raja Sidh Singh of Kullu. Its architecture blends Himalayan and European styles, and the castle now houses an art gallery showcasing Russian artist Nicholas Roerich's work.

Inside the Naggar Castle | @RudranshBharat/x


Situated on the banks of the Beas River, Raison is known for its apple orchards and camping sites. It offers opportunities for adventure activities like river rafting and camping amidst picturesque surroundings. Visitors can relax by the riverside or indulge in nature walks.

A serene shot form Raison | just_an_acrophile/instagram

Dhakpo Shedeupling Monastery

Also known as Kais Monastery, this Tibetan Buddhist monastery offers a peaceful retreat amidst lush green surroundings. Visitors can participate in meditation sessions, explore the monastery's architecture, and learn about Tibetan Buddhist culture and teachings.

Inside the Dhakpo Shedeupling Monastery | traveloguebyshikha/instagram

Great Himalayan National Park

A UNESCO World Heritage site, this park offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan ranges and diverse flora and fauna. Trekking enthusiasts can explore its trails while spotting rare species like the Himalayan Tahr and Snow Leopard.

A view of the Great Himalayan National Park | @rural_nomad/x

Bijli Mahadev Temple

Perched at an altitude of 2,460 metres, this temple offers panoramic views of Kullu Valley. The highlight is the 60-foot-high staff that attracts lightning during thunderstorms, and the trek to the temple provides a serene spiritual experience.

At the Bijli Mahadev Temple | @Prachi_Ras/x

Solang Valley

Known for its adventure sports, especially skiing in winters and paragliding in summer, Solang Valley offers spectacular views of snow-capped mountains and lush greenery. It's a hub for adrenaline junkies and nature lovers alike.

A view from the Solang Valley | Unsplash

Bara Banghal

A remote and picturesque village nestled in the Dhauladhar Range, Bara Banghal is famous for its trekking routes and serene natural beauty. It serves as a base camp for treks to the Thamsar Pass and is ideal for adventurers seeking off-the-beaten-path experiences in the Himalayas.

The trek to Bara Banghal | tarundograofficial/instagram

Tirthan Valley

A tranquil paradise known for its crystal-clear river, Tirthan Valley is ideal for trout fishing, trekking, and bird-watching. It offers homestay experiences with local families, immersing visitors in Himachali culture.

A view of the beautiful Tirthan Valley | @tanya_shah/x

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