Himachal Pradesh is a, in fact a land of temples and Kullu and its surrounding areas have a fair share of shrines, temples and holy places. Just 1 Km uphill from the Kullu bus stand at sultanpur, is the Temple of Lord RaghuNath, the chief deity of the area. The temple is the hub of activites at the Kullu Dussehra for all the deities from the valley come to pay their respects to Raghunathji, as Lord Rama is called here. The Shrine of Vaishno Devi, 4 km Away, a cave temple on the Kullu-Manali Road, is another important shrine dedicated to the goddess Vaishno Devi. The Bhuvneshwari temple at Bhekhli, 5 Km from Kullu, is famous for its Pahari paintings and the stone sculpture of a lion that adorns its compound. The Temple of Lord Vishnu (Triyogi Narayan) at Diyar is also worth a visit, The 8Th century Vishweshwar Temple of Lord Shiva at Bajaura, 14 Km from Kullu, is the largest and most attractive temple in the valley, Famous for its intricate stone carvings.