Himachal Tourist Guide

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Dalhousie

Dalhousie, Chamba, IndiaDalhousie is a hill station full of colonial charm that holds lingering echoes of the Raj. Spread out over five hills. Named after Lord Dalhousie...

Dharamsala

Dharamsala, Kangra, HimachalDharamsala is bea- utiful & peaceful town, surrounded by forests of pine. Up there is Suburb of Dharamsala called Macleodganj or Little Lhasa...

Rewalsar Lake (1360m)

Rewalsar Lake, Mandi, Gurdaspur24 Km from Mandi at a height of 1360 m above the sea level, is the jewel shaped lake of Rewalsar. Surrounded by lush, verdant scenry and a comfortable day trip from the town, this popular picnic spot is sacred to Hindus, Sikhs and buddhistes alike. The three Buddist monasteries, set on the banks of the lake, are worth a visit. Here are also threee hindu temples which are are dedicated to Lord Krishna, Lord Shiva and the sage Lomas. A gurudwara was built here in 1930 to commemorate the month long visit of Guru Gobind Singh in 1738.

The Lake itself has a fascinating story to tell, as it is said to have been miraculously created by the great 8th century Buddist tantric, who  Padma Sambhava.

This lake, 24 km away from Mandi town, rests on a mountain spur and is protected by a dense vegetation. Tiny Islands of reed float over the waters here. Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists hold the spot sacred alike. Guru Rimpoche, Padmasambhava, lived here and went to Tibet from here to start Mahayana Buddhism in Tibet at the invitation of the Tibetan King. Guru Govind Singhji stayed here for a month in 1738 and Raja Joginder Sen got built a Gurudwara here in 1930. There are three Hindu temples here ledicated to Krishna, Shiva and Rishi Lomas.

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Interesting Places around Mandi

Chamba

chamba, himachal
Chamba valley, the most loveliest in Himachal, is known for its scenic attractions, sparkling streams, beautiful lakes and crowned with high mountains ranges...

Kullu Manali

Kullu Manali, Himachal

 Kullu - Manali, A honeymooners place, is gifted with every thing that one can imagine. Kullu "The end of habitable world" and  Manali "Queen of Hills"...

 

Shimla

Shimla, Himachal, India

 Shimla a tourist destination. A beautiful hill town in the lap of nature, surrounded by pine and deodar forests. At a distance of 45 km, a prettiest place Solan exists"...

 

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