hamba has a large number of temples and hosts two popular multiple day fairs – the “Suhi Mata Mela” and the “Minjar Mela”. Chamunda Devi Temple Chamunda Devi Temple is located on the spur of the Shah Madar range.
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A list of travel related articles on the various temples in India. Includes detailed descriptions of the various sites, pictures, hotel & restaurant reviews.
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.
Shinga Rishi temple, located on the hills above Banjar Market, is a beautiful three tiered wooden structure with shades of green and blue.
The Paramjyoti Mandir, located on the way to Harmony Hall, was built by Stokes in 1937. There are no idols in this temple. There is a hawan kund and a painting of ‘Krishna and Arjuna’ in the inner sanctum.
Hatkoti is a beautiful bowl-like hamlet opening out into the Pabbar Valley. It is an important pilgrimage site due to the confluence of Bishkulti & Raanvti streams and the Pabbar river.
Luturu Mahadev, situated high up on the hills, is believed to have been constructed after the Raja of Bhagal had a dream in which Lord Shiva asked him to build a temple.
Fagu is a tiny village along the Hindustan Tibet Road. Road leading to Fagu Town Deshu Peak is quite popular on the Pilgrim Circuit for the Maa Sherawali Temple. Giri Valley on the way to Deshu Peak Potato Research Center Slate roofed homes on the way to Deshu Peak Maa Sherawali Temple Located on Deshu […]
The temple dedicated to goddess Kali, located atop Blossom Hill, offers fabulous views of the Shivalik Range and the Choor Chandni peak.
Chail, spread over three hills (Pandhawa, Rajgarh, Sidh Tibba), is a great place for leisurely walks. The walk to the Cricket Ground is a very pleasant one with short detours to the Gurudwara Sahib and Sidh Baba Mandir.