Category Archives: Heritage of Himachal Pradesh

Cave Temple of Hadimba – Manali, Himachal Pradesh

By | June 8, 2020

Traditionally a Hidimbi Devi Temple, generally called and famous as Hadimba Temple, is located in Manali, an internationally famous hill station of Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh in north India. It is an ancient cave temple dedicated to Hidimbi Devi, sister of the demon named Hidimb known character in the Indian epic of Mahabharata. The… Read More »

Places of Historical Interest in District Sirmaur

By | May 27, 2020

Nahan: In Samvat 1678 Raja Karam Prakash founded Nahan. Situated on an isolated ridge in the Shiwalik at an elevation of 3,057 feet above the mean sea level is a picturesque town of Nahan. It can be approached either from Ambala City or Brara Railway Station which are connected with Nahan by motorable roads and… Read More »

The Rang Mahal of Chamba – Himachal Pradesh

By | April 22, 2020

Rang Mahal is one of the largest monuments located in Surara Mohalla of Chamba town. It has streets on three sides from east, west, and north, while on the fourth is the residence of wazirs of the former ruling family of Chamba. The literal meaning of the Rang Mahal is ‘The Luxury Palace’. The architecture… Read More »

Chamba Rumal – A Cultural Heritage of Himachal Pradesh

By | April 9, 2020

The word ‘Chamba Rumal’ implies to a peculiar visual art from that represents unique and charming embroidery done on a hand spun cloth with untwisted silken thread, which is greatly inspired from Pahari painting. The tradition of this kind of pictorial embroidery was known and practised in some areas of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu which… Read More »

Chamba Chappal – A Heritage of State

By | April 9, 2020

Chamba is famous for handmade chappals. This trade is concentrated in the hands of Cobbler families. It is said that once upon a time Chamba had no tradition of leather shoes and they wore crude Grass shoes. Things changed when the Princess of Kangra was married in the royal family of Chamba. The Princess brought a… Read More »