town enjoyed the reputation of the Capital of Kullu for nearly 1400
years. Its enchanting location encircled by the panoramic view of
the hills as back drop invites and detains both tourists and
devotees alike. Its castle lying amidst splendid views of colorful
nature, though now houses a hotel, still contains the regality of
high order. Around this castle lie many magnificent temples built
for all and among them Gaurishankar temple deserves mention.
is built of gray stone, yet its architectural beauty is
there are temples for other gods and goddesses like Tripurasundari
etc., but the glory of Gowri Shankar stands quite apart. On account
of the status, the town Naggar enjoyed as capital, foreigners visit
in large numbers and offer worship devoutly. For the natives
too, its pull is great. The images installed are best specimens of
sculpture. They draw devotees regularly and on the periodical
festival days, thousands congregate.
is 5 km off Katrain on the river Beas river.