Kangra is a town in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh state in northern India, and lends its name to the district of the same name. Kangra was called Nagarkot in ancient history. It is a town at the confluence of the Bener River and Majhi River. The headquarter of the district is in Dharamsala which is also a tourist spot and is now home-in-exile to the Dalai Lama. Another important town is Palampur which is 40kms away from Dharamsala and is famous for it's picturesque tea gardens. Many ancient temples like the Jawalaji Temple, Brijeshwari temple, Cahamunda temple, Baba Baroh and Baijanith temple are found here. Kangra fort is also a popular tourist attraction. Kangra Kangra is the most populous district of the state of Himachal Pradesh, India. ... Himachal Pradesh (Devanagari: à¤¿à¤¹à¤®à¤¾à¤à¤² à¤ªà¥à¤°à¤¦à¥à¤¶), formally the Punjab Hill States, is a mostly mountainous state in northwest India. ... The Baner River is a river that flows southwest in the hills of Kangra Valley in India. ... Locator map Dharamsala or DharmsÄla, (literally; Rest House) is a town in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. ... The 14th and current Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso (born 1935) The 13th Dalai Lama, Thubten Gyatso (1876-1933) In Tibetan Buddhism, the successive Dalai Lamas (Tibetan: à½à¼à½±à½£à½ à½²à¼à½à¾³à¼à½à¼ taa-laâi bla-ma; Chinese: è¾¾èµåå DÃ¡lÃ i LÇmÄ) form a tulku lineage of Gelugpa leaders which trace back to 1391. ... Palampur situated in the vally and is a hilly city of Kangra district of Himachal paradesh state,India. ... Baba Baroh is a tehsil in Kangra, India known for a temple made of white marble to Radha Krishan and the Godess Durga. ... The Kangra Fort is located 20Kms from the town of Dharamsala on the outskirts of the town of Kangra. ...
kangratours.com has a gallery of pics of tourist attractions around Kangra
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