The rock cut wonders of Masroor are an example of our rich heritage. These temples are monolithic, carved out of one single rock. It is believed that these temples were constructed by the Paandavs (Mahabharat times) during their exile.
A close look at these temples will surprise you because of the carvings marked on its walls and the neatness with which they have been carved. It is one of the protected monuments by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). There are a total of 15 temples that stand close to each other.
A water reservoir rests in front of the temples and on a sunny day, one can see clear reflection of these temples in the water, which looks like a scene from a 3D animation movie, such is the beauty of this place.
Those on the pilgrimage circuit of Jwalamuki, Chitpurni, and Kangra often miss out a shrine awesome in scale but less revered because of the condition it has been for long. These are the famous rock cut temples of Masroor. These temples remained hidden from public eye for long till the government connected the hill top temple by road. It’s the only one of its kind in northern India
The main shrine (GarbhGriha) contains idols of Lord Ram, Lakshman, and Goddess Sita. The view of snow clad Dhauladhar ranges is amazing from the temple premises.
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