Tourist Places and Things to do in Kangra
If visiting hill stations is your idea of a holiday, Kangra might just be the perfect destination for you to beat the summer heat. Nestled in the state of Himachal Pradesh, this quaint town is truly the Land of Gods (or Devbhumi) owing to its heavenly natural beauty all year long. Besides the picturesque vistas and serenity, Kangra qualifies as one of the favourite weekend getaways from cities like Chandigarh, Amritsar and Delhi as it has many interesting things to do and amazing places to visit for tourists.
Among the town’s top tourist attractions, Kangra Fort has gained much popularity for being perhaps the oldest one in India. Other must-visit historical places in Kangra are Brajeshwari Temple, Haripur, Bajinath Temple, Jwala Devi Temple, Chamunda Devi Temple, Taragarh Palace, Tashi Jong Monastery and Masrur. Culture enthusiasts can explore Kangra Art Museum, Andretta and Pragpur Village while Bhagsu Waterfall, Triund, Kareri Lake and Indrahar Pass are perfect for adventure seekers. Palampur and McLeod Ganj must also be visited when in Kangra, owing to their natural beauty and serenity.
Visit Tibetan Market or Doonga Bazaar for some memento shopping and then head to restaurants or eateries like Atithi Restaurant, Annapurna Bhojanalya and Kumar Sweets to try out local delicacies.