Chamba valley is a picture-perfect hill station in Himachal. There are many mystical and historical past connected to the valley. It is dotted by many temples most of them dedicated to Lord Narayan “the most versed deity” in Hinduism. it is a paradise for the ardent nature lovers and enthusiasts. The captivating view of the wonderful mountain ranges that surround the valley is simply irreplaceable.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
The perfect time to visit Valley is Mid-May to Mid-October.
Major Tourist Attractions:
- Akhand Chandi Palace
- Bhuri Singh Museum
- Chamunda Devi Temple
- Champavati Temple
- Rang Mahal
- Vajreshwari Temple
- Laxmi Narayan Temple
PLACES AROUND CHAMBA
Lakshmi Narayan Temple – To the north of the palace, there is a group of 6 stone Sikhara temples arranged in a row from north to south. 3 of these temples are dedicated to Vishnu and 3 to Shiva.
Chaugan – At the heart of Chamba is the Chaugan, a sprawling grassy concourse, also serving as a promenade, which is predictably enough, the hub of much of the activity in town.
Bhuri Singh Museum – This museum was named after Raja Bhuri Singh, and showcases intriguing relics of Chamba’s past, which include murals, paintings, stone carvings, and copper plates.
Champawati Temple – Close to the royal palace, there is a stone Sikhara temple dedicated to Goddess Champavati. Tradition holds that the town of Chamba was named after her.
Brajeshwari Devi – Temple Nearby the Laxmi Narayan Temple is the Brajreshwari Devi temple, dedicated to Goddess Durga.
Rangmahal – The Rangmahal or the Old Palace is one of the most visited places of Himachal Pradesh. It also has the Himachal Emporium, from where the travellers can buy handicraft items.
Chowgan Chowgan – is the grassy promenade at the heart of the town and is the focus for local festivals.
Facts about Chamba
State: Himachal Pradesh
Famous for/as: Hill station
Languages: Pahari, Himachali, and Hindi
Best Season: October to April
Weather: Summer 15 to 38°C, Winter 0 to 15°C
Altitude: 996m (3,268 ft.)
STD code: 01899
Restaurants Near Chamba
Glory Hotel & Restaurant
Manmahesh Rasoi Pure Vegetarian