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Masrur Tourism


Masrur, Himachal Pradesh

The extraordinary beauty of Masrur lies in its fifteen rock-cut monolithic or Shikhara temples dating back to the 10th century. The wonderful town of Masrur is located 15 km south of Kangra Valley at an elevation of 800 m above sea level. There are other attractions in and around Masrur. Masrur can be visited throughout the year.


Attractions of Masrur


The Rock-Cut Temples

Architectural marvels in its true sense, the Rock-Cut Temples of Masrur are worth a visit. Tourists from far and wide throng to this place to capture the beauty of these temples, which resemble the famous Ajanta and Ellora caves. The temples are meticulously and tastefully carved in sandstone. These partially ruined temples ornamented with exquisite sculptures are praiseworthy. The temples are magnificent examples of the Indo-Aryan style of architecture. The shrines house many beautiful images of the heavenly deities such as Lord Rama, Lakshman and Goddess Sita. A great deal of damage was caused to the temples due to the earthquake that occurred in April 1905. The center of the temple complex is occupied by the main shrine, which is elaborately carved. This shrine has black stone images of Rama, Sita and Lakshmana.


The Artificial Lake

The other attraction located in Masrur is the artificial lake where people come to have a great time. The lake offers amazing views of the Dauladhar range.


Nearby Attractions of Masrur


Maharana Pratap Sarovar

Located not very far from Masrur, Maharana Pratap Sarovar is a famous destination for fishing and water sports.


Trilokpur

This is a wonderful place with a beautiful cave temple, which has stalactite and stalagmite formations. The foundation of this cave temple was laid in honor of Lord Shiva.


Jawalamukhi

It is one of the Shaktipeethas held in high respect by the Hindus. The little blue flames here are worshiped by the devotees as they are believed to be the manifestation of the goddess. The other attraction of this place is a musical fountain that looks fabulous.


Pragpur

Pragpur is a village popularly known as the 'Heritage Villlage'. It draws thousands of tourists every year and the credit goes to its traditional rural beauty and classic architecture.

 

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