With a refreshing natural beauty, the town of Chamba sprawls on the banks of River Beas. Known for its fine temples and scenic beauty, this town has acquired an important place in the tourism of Himachal Pradesh. Offering panoramic views and museums dictating the culture and tradition of this town, one is lured to stay here for as long as possible. The Rang Mahal is one place that the history buffs must not miss out. Apart from that, one must also visit the National Park to witness the beauty of Nature. Pilgrims come here to offer their prayers at the Chamunda Devi Temple, Hariraya Temple and the famous Lakshmi Narayan Temple. Chamba has always welcomed its visitors with open arms.
Places To SeeAkhand Chandi Palace
Originally a palace built by Raja of Chamba, Sahil Verman, the palace has now been converted into a government college. Chamunda Devi Temple
Dedicated to Goddess Chamunda, this ancient temple is situated at the top of a hill and provides commanding views of the entire Chamba region. From here, you can also take in the sights of the River Ravi meandering its way through the hills and valleys. Nearby, you can also see a small shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. Katasan Devi Temple
Located near the Baira Siul Project, the temple is set in a very peaceful and serene location. The beautiful views from the area add to the mystic experience.Champavati Temple
Built in Shikhara style of architecture, this temple is dedicated to the patron deity of Chamba, Goddess Champavati. The temple has beautiful stone carving and a stunning wheel roof.Vajreshwari Temple
The temple also boasts of the medieval Shikhara style of architecture. It is dedicated to Devi Vajreshwari, the Goddess of Lightening. Though there are no records to prove the fact, it is believed that the temple is more than 1000 years old.Chowgan
Chowgan is an expansive grassland and boulevard located in the heart of Chamba. It starts as the starting point for the Minjar Fair procession that is held here every year. The celebrations are a week long affair during which several cultural events, shows, programs and sport activities are held.Bhuri Singh Museum
The museum is named after Bhuri Singh, who inaugurated it in 1908. It displays interesting exhibits and artworks including the paintings donated by Raja Bhuri Singh.Rang Mahal
The palace was constructed by Raja Umed Singh in the mid-18th century to serve as the residence of the royal women.