A picturesque scenic spot, Kangra os located on the convergence of the rivers Majhi and Bener. It is one of the beautiful towns in Kangra valley, a low altitude valley located in-between the shivaliks and the ranges of Dhauladhar, in Kangra district in the Himachal Pradesh. The city, also known as Nagarkot in ancient history, is in the low foothills of the Himalayas.
The Kangra town, believed to be established by Katoch Kshatriya Rajputs, is a city which had undergone many invasions by foreign rulers and had faced many political upheavals. Kangra had a glorious past, with many rich temples and a fort. The ancient Kangra Fort, in a ruined state, is the existing symbol of Kangra’s glory and is an admired tourist attraction.
Kangra is famous for its paintings and many crafts standing as the rich cultural embodiment of the place. The majestically embroidered shawls of Kangra are a major handicraft appreciated by many worlds over.
Kangra has many tourists attractions nearby. It is wealthier with many ancient temples among which Jwalamukhi Temple, Chamundi Devi temple, Baba Baroh, Brijeshwari Devi temple and Baijnath temple are very famous attracting many devotees.
The Kangra is blessed with panoramic views and ancient architectural monuments. Kangra is indeed very attractive due to its picturesque backdrop and temples having rich cultural legacy. It is tourists' wonder - the rolling meadows, lovely springs, undulating ranges and the enchanting greenery brings an unending excitement to its visitors. The city has some ideal trekking traits in its account, waiting for adventurous tourists.