• Dramnu Mahadev Temple, Kullu

    Dramnu Mahadev Temple, Kullu

  • Naina Davi Temple, Kullu

    Naina Davi Temple, Kullu

  • Shikari Mata Mandir, Kullu

    Shikari Mata Mandir, Kullu

  • Mukut Nath Shrine, Kullu

    Mukut Nath Shrine, Kullu

  • Shriga Rishi Temple, Kullu

    Shriga Rishi Temple, Kullu

  • Shesh Naag Temple, Kullu

    Shesh Naag Temple, Kullu

  • Murari Devi Temple, Kullu

    Murari Devi Temple, Kullu

  • Nau Mata Bhagwati Temple, Kullu

    Nau Mata Bhagwati Temple, Kullu

  • Tauni Devi Temple, Kullu

    Tauni Devi Temple, Kullu

  • Jagadamba Temple Haur, Kullu

    Jagadamba Temple Haur, Kullu

Himachal Pradesh Tourism

The region of Himachal Pradesh was called 'Deva Bhoomi ' (the land of the gods). From the early period of its history it was inhabited by tribes like the Koilis, Halis, Dagis, Dhaugris, Dasa, Khasas, Kinnars and Kirats. The Aryan influence in kangra Fort this area of India dates to the period before the Rigveda. Sankar Varma, the king of Kashmir exercised his influence over regions of Himachal Pradesh in about 883 AD. This region witnessed the invasion of Mahmud of Ghazni in 1009AD, who during that period invaded and looted the wealth from the temples in the North of India. In about 1043AD the Rajputs ruled over this territory. Known for its vibrant and exquisite natural scenery it received the royal patronage of the Mughal rulers who erected several works of art as an appreciation of this land. In 1773 AD the Rajputs under Sansar Chand possessed this region, till the attack by Maharaja Ranjit Singh in 1804 which crushed the Rajput power here. The Gurkhas who migrated from Nepal captured this area and devastated it. In about the early 19th century the British exercised their influence and annexed the areas of Shimla after the Gurkha War of 1815-16. It became a centrally administered territory in 1948 with the integration of 31 hill states and received additional regions added to it in 1966.

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