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Kangra Fort, Pandit Bal Krishna Sharma Marg, Old Kangra, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, 176002
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Himachal Pradesh is one such state that is not only renowed among tourists for its natural beauty but also its rich culture and heritage. For those whoare willing to schedule a trip to Himachal for the sake of understanding the cultural dynamics and historical legacy then Kangra fort should be in the no 1 list.

Kangra Fort is one of the imporgtant landmarkswhich is located about 20 kilometers from Dharamshala. this fort is oldest and largest in the country and a visit to Kangra Fort will definately ofter you with fascinating journey through time by captivating every history buff like never before.

The architecture of Kangra Fort is a blend of ancient Indian and Mughal styles. While you take a tour around the fort you will be greeted by towering stone walls, intricate carvings, and stunning views of the surrounding valleys. The fort is strategically perched on a hill, providing breathtaking panoramic views of the confluence of the Banganga and Manjhi rivers. 

Inside the fort, you'll find various temples, royal palaces, and watchtowers like the he Laxmi Narayan Temple, Ambika Devi Temple, and Jain Temples. Each structure has its own unique charm and historical significance, making the exploration of Kangra Fort an enriching experience.

Key Highlights

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Location 20 km from Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh
Historical Significance One of the oldest forts in India, with a history of over a millennium
Architectural Style Blend of ancient Indian and Mughal architecture
Key Attractions Temples (Laxmi Narayan, Ambika Devi, Jain Temples), royal palaces, watchtowers
Panoramic Views Stunning views of the Banganga and Manjhi rivers, and the Dhauladhar range
Natural Beauty Surrounded by lush greenery and serene landscapes
Best Time to Visit October to March
Access Easily accessible by road from Dharamshala
Entry fee Rs 150 per person (Indian) & Rs 300 per person (Foriegners)
Timings 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Things to remember

  1. Wear comfortable footwear
  2. Respect Historical Monuments
  3. Dress appropriately
  4. Check Weather Conditions before leaving
  5. Follow the rules laid down by the authorities

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