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...

The Palace at Arki (Baghal State)

The Palace of Arki, Solan, HImachalArki, a small tehsi! town of Solan District, was the capital of Baghal state. Its palace commands attention for its location and the beauty of its simple architecture. Rich frescos that rank only next to those of Nurpur and Kangra are the pride of this Palace. The Diwan Khana is tiny, probably not more than 30 feet by 20 feet but within this space the painters have worked wonders. The arches have scenes of European towns, ports, Goa port and also scenes from civil life and military formations. There are floral designs in green, red and gold and the motifs are rich. There are also scenes from the Mahabharata, the Ramayana, figures of gods and goddesses, episodes like Kalia-mardan, Kamdev's arrows aimed at Lord Shiva and various other themes from mythology. These paintings were executed by Raja Kishen Chand in 1850.

Location: 43kms. from Shimla on Shimla-Bilaspur-Mandi road via Shalaghat. 47 Kms. from Solan

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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