It is simply difficult to believe that a place with such exotic beauty, picturesque scenery and a healthy environment cannot be found on the traveler’s map. You must visit this breathless and unimaginable hamlet, amidst mountains from the dreary routine life of a metropolis.
You must visit Chamba at least once in your lifetime. This city within the north-west corner of Himachal Pradesh is distinctive and distinctive in terms of huge geographic and history, culture and tradition. Its distinctive location and also the sample of alternative aspects beguile the travelers visiting the Chamba city. The spectacular location encircled by the wide snow views stands as antique as a jewel of itself.
Chamba’s charm isn’t right away detected, because the city utterly lacks in terms of exposure. you will still feel a sense of remoteness, solitude and absolute serenity that is missing in most of the Hill stations of the recent days. It takes a day to enjoy the superb charm of the city. In the middle of the city a place called Chaugan-” the four-sided” ground that is encircled by spectacular buildings, looking arcade engineered throughout the country dominion. The huge sedgy land is a stunning place and is the center of all cultural activities of the city.
Don’t expect a lavish stay in this town. Chamba’s restaurants are not as fascinating as compared to other hill stations’ however they provide you some native delicacies from the Himachali preparation like Rajmah Ka Madra that you will not notice at alternative places. You can enjoy delicious Chaat at Chaugan provided by the native vendors at really low-cost worth.
The best deal in the city is Bhuri Singh Museum. This Museum incorporates an outstanding assortment of Pahari miniature paintings from the Chamba, Basholi, Kangra and Guler colleges, as well as alternative arts like the intriguing copper-plate inscriptions, the adorned Chamba handkerchiefs(rumals), coins, hill jewelry, ancient and royal costumes musical instruments, and numerous ornamental objects is another attraction of the place. The museum remains open from 10 AM to 5 PM throughout the year except on Monday and alternative gazetted holidays.
Chamba town has many old temples which explain its wealthy historical past. The traditional temples holding the grace of ancient design are driving guests to the current place. Most famous are 10th-century Lakshmi-Narayan Temple. Three temples are dedicated to Lord Vishnu, and the other three to Lord Shiva. The temple complex is well preserved since its birth. Brajeshwari Temple is another temple, which has great carving. 11th century Hari Rai temple near Gandhi Gat which Enshrines a marvelous bronze image of Lord Vishnu in the form of Chaturmurti. The Chamunda Devi temple on the hilltop has artistic carvings on its beams, pillars and the ceiling. In addition, other places to be visited are Sui Mata Shrine and Champavati temple are of great religious, Akhand Chandi palace and Rang Mahal is some of the prime places. And the town’s only Christian church ‘The Church of Scotland’.
Two days are sufficient to discover Chamba town if the other activities are not part of your agenda like an adventure. The fascinating Chamba valley is the entrance to some of the remotest places. Chamba also has various treks over the Dhauladhar and Pir-Panjal ranges. The treks lead to Kishtwar in Jammu & Kashmir, Manali, and Lahaul. Chamba holds the scenic Bhandal valley which connects Chamba with Kashmir. Worth mentioning is the dodgy beauty of Chamba-the “Pangi valley” a heavenly place for adventurous souls.