Home to several ancient temples, Kullu valley is also renowned with the name of Valley of Gods. Kullu clads the banks of River Beas. In ancient times, Kullu used to be known as 'Kulantapitha'. It also has its name mentioned in the great Hindu epics, the Ramayana and Mahabharata. There are several tourist attractions in Kullu.
Attractions of Kullu
Bijli Mahadev Temple
It is a known and unique temple in Kullu. The striking feature of this temple is its high staff that periodically draws lightning, which shatters the 'Shivlinga'.The 'Linga' is then pieced together by the pundits using butter.
Bajeshwar Mahadev Temple
The temple dates back to the 8th century. The stone carvings and sculpture of the temple is in the Shikhara style which draws attention of all visitors.
Jagan Nath Temple
This temple offers arresting views of Kullu valley.
It is a small village offering numerous opportunities to trekking lovers. The village also has a popular temple called 'Jamlu'.
Located on the banks of Parabati river in Parbati valley, Kasol is a place which slopes down to a broad stretch of clear white sand.
Adventure Sports?of Kullu
Take out time to enjoy a fishing expedition in Kullu. Visit places like Katrain, Raison, Kasol and Naggar, Sainj valley and Hurla khud where fishing bestows great fun. Tourists can enjoy river rafting at the River Beas. Some exciting trekking routes are also available in Kullu.
Dussehra Festival of Kullu
Kullu is popular for its Dussehra celebrations, which continue for days together. Kullu valley looks extremely vibrant and lively during the festival.People wear colourful clothes, feast on delectable delicacies and enjoy life to its fullest. If you happen to travel to Kullu during the festive season, then make sure you don't miss its colourful Dussehra.