Mandi is the second most populous district in Himachal Pradesh. The earliest mention of the town could be found in the inscriptions at the Trilokinath temple dating to year 1442 Saka or 1520 A.D. The present Mandi district is an amalgam of former princely states of Mandi and Suket.
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Altitude: varies between 760m to more than 2,130 meters.
Temperature: warm in summers (light cotton clothes), cold in winter (heavy woolens).
Reaching there -
Air: Nearest airport: Kullu (Bhuntar), 59 kms.
Road: Good network of roads/Highways from Shimla,
Rail: Nearest roadhead JoginderNagar (Narrow gauge) 55 kms.
Places of interest: JoginderNagar, Mandi (full of temples), Rewalsar lake and pilgrimage center is 25 kms from Mandi town, Prashar lake (46 kms),
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