A feeling of delight mixed with awe and proud suffuses your mind when you spot the historic Kangra Fort from close. Once known as Nagarkot, the fort still stands firm on the ground despite incessant assault by both man and nature for a long, long time now! The Kangra Fort is located on the opposite […]
Tripura Sundari temple is an age-old shrine situated in Naggar, located in close vicinity to the Naggar bus stop. The temple is a three-storey structure, probably one of the best examples of pagoda style of architecture in Himachal.
The British started many schools in Himachal that have continued to provide quality education for over a hundred years. These highly reputed institutions have produced many famous alumni who have gone on to become the stalwart leaders of their respective fields. Read on to find out more about the top schools of Himachal Pradesh.
Dagshai is a small cantonment town near Solan that not many people know about. But apart from a famous church and the Army Public School, it also has a museum that needs to be recognized for its historical significance. Read on to find out more about the Dagshai Jail Museum.
The queen of hills, Shimla, is itself supposed to be built upon seven hills. Of course now that Shimla has exploded in every possible direction, there are many more hills in Shimla but these seven hills were the original hills that constituted Shimla during the time of the British Raj.
The mountain draped lands of Himachal Pradesh lend an eccentric touch to the food habits of its people. Residing at median elevation of 6,500 meters above the sea level, with vegetable and fruit production restricted to lower regions, and a paucity of means of transportation, traditional food preparations in the state are mostly based on […]
Prominent religious shrines dot the Kangra valley landscape and many pilgrims seeking a divine experience visit the monasteries, churches and temples that throng the region annually. Rooted in ‘tantric’ belief, the most famous temples of Kangra belong to the Shaktipeeth genre that upholds the female divinity as the source of all cosmic energy. Shaktipeeth temples […]
The Himalayan Yew constitutes one of the many species of the yew tree that usually grows in the temperate zones all around the world. But it is very unfortunate that today yew has become an endangered species. The barks of the yew tree yield a major component of anti-cancer drug Taxol, which is widely being […]
Heli skiing is a wonderful adventure sport that can be experienced in Manali, which is said to be one of the best heli skiing places in the world. The only catch is that it is out of the reach of most people due to its very high cost. Read on to find out more about […]
Winters are here and what better place to celebrate your vacations other than Himachal Pradesh. ‘Dev Bhoomi’ Himachal has been blessed with some of the most beautiful and exotic destinations for the tourists to make the best of their holidays. And when these vantage locations are coupled with your favorite sports activities, then it’s sure […]