Chamba Known for the land of hill kingdoms, monasteries and temples a small district in the state of Himachal Pradesh is Chamba which is also famous for its miniature paintings of Pahari type in the eighteenth century. It is one of the most sacred places of Himachal Pradesh an also famous for adventure sports for foreigners and Indians as well. "Suhi Mata Mela" and the "Minjar Mela" are some of the famous fairs and festivals of Chamba. There are three famous for mesmerizing views mountain ranges in the district namely - the Dhauladhar range, the Pir Panjal range and Zanskar range. The River Ravi flows through the district of Chamba that resembles the township of an Italian fortress. It is also a home place of Lord Place (the Hindu deity/god). Here you can experience some combining adventure, religious and pilgrimage tourism and others.
Summer: 15°C to 35°C
Winter: -4°C to 10°C
Monsoon: 5°C to 25°C
Bhuri Singh Museum
Bhuri Singh Museum is a house of exotic historical collections of Chamba, which is situated in the heart of Chamba which was founded on 14 Sep’1908. main objective of establishment to collect and preserve the scattered cultural, art, tradition, heritage of Chamba, museum collected more than 8500 antiquities and art objects related to art, archaeology, Craft, Cultural anthropology, portraits, various artefacts such as coins, regional jewelries, royal costumes, arms and musical instruments etc.
Chamunda Devi Temple
Chamunda Devi Temple is one of the Hindu holy shrines and it attracts thousands of devotees throughout the year. The temple is dedicated to Hindu Goddess Chamunda Devi, who was the avatar of Goddess Durga when angry and killed the ferocious demons Chanda and Munda.The temple was founded in 1762 by Raja Umed Singh. The temple is surrounded by lush green valley and widespread Himalayan Mountains, which gives an amazing experience.
Laxmi Narayan Temple
Laxmi Narayan Temple one of the hindu religious temple of the region. The temple was built in 10th century Raja Sahil Verman, which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
Chaugan is situated on the center of the town, Chaugan is one of the major attraction of the region. It is the hub of all social and cultural activities of the town. It was built during the British. Chaugan is also know as sopping hub, where you can find all types of stone and metal items, which make lovely souvenirs, and the famous Chamba and Kangra paintings
Akhand Chandi Palace
Akhand Chandi Palacewas constructed by Raja UmedSingh during 1747 - 1765 and used it as his resident. Later it was renovated by Raja Sham Singh with the help of British engineers in 1879. Now it has been converted into a Government College and District Library run by the Himachal Government.
Church of Scotland
Church of Scotland also known as 'St. Andrew’s Church, Church of Scotland was founded by Rev. William Ferguson. It was taken over by the Church of Scotland in 1973. known for its excellent stone work.
Sui Mata Temple
Sui Mata Temple is one of the major attraction of the town, devoted to the regional princess of Chamba, Sui, who sacrificed her life for the people of her kingdom. An annual fair is held in the memory of her. The shrine is located on the top of Shah Madar Hill.
Chamera Dam is located at the distance of about 38kms from Chamba town, Chamera Dam impounds the River Ravi and supports the hydroelectricity project in the region.Chamera Lake is an artificial reservoir which made after the construction of Dam. It is the ideal place for water sports.
Hudan Valley is situated at an elevation of 10,000 ft above sea level, Hudan Valley is an ideal place for camping and trekking. It is a sub valley in Pangi valley. A Buddhist Gompais also located within the valley.
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary is situated at about 35 kms from Chamba, Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the major tourist attraction of this region. It is spread over an area of 1962 hectares and surrounded with thick foliage of deodar trees. It is a home of wide range of animals and birds such as Himalayan Black Marten, Jackal, Langur, Serow, Barking Goral etc. now you can trek up to Kalatop from Lakkad Mandi through the thick cedar forests.
Khajjiar is one of the massive hill station and small town of Himachal. It is located at about 22kms from Chamba, Khajjiar also called as “Mini Switzerland” The town is known for its lush green meadows surrounded by thick deodar trees. The major attraction of the town is KhajjiarLake, ground and Khajji Nag Temple etc.
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Chamba is a small hill station, hence there is no Malls and multiplex are available here. Entertainments in this town is mainly depends local cinema halls which is located around the town.