Bhagwati (Chehni Tower) & Shinga Rishi Temples

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Gushaini : Bhagwati Temple / Chehni Tower

Bhagwati Temple also known as Chehni Tower is about a half hour ascent from Shinga Rishi temple, near Gushaini.

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Chehni Village

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Barley Fields outside the village

The temples have been built as per the traditional Western Himalayan style – alternate layers of stone and timber. This style ensures that during earthquakes, the structures sway instead of resisting the quake’s movements.

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Chehni Towers

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Chehni Village

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Old Tower

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New Tower

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Rickety Balcony with fab views

Getting to Gushaini

Gushaini is about 550 kms from Delhi and takes about 15 hours by road.
There are plenty of air-conditioned buses which ply between Delhi and Manali (get off at Aut and take a cab to Gushaini).

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