Places to visit in Kullu | Tourist spots in Kullu

Kullu valley in Himachal Pradesh is gifted with marvelous scenic beauty, with charming glades and rivers through the rocks. This valley is also known as Valley of Gods. The River Beas flow in this valley. The Kullu Dussehra Fair is very famous in Kullu. You can also buy some woolen stuff at kullu market.

Places of tourist interest around Kullu

Bijli Mahadev Temple

This is a very famous temple in Kullu, with 20 meter tall image attracting special blessings from the skies. The view of Kullu and Parvati valleys is very charming from the temple. The staff of the Mahadev Temple which is 60 feet high, shines like silver needle in the sun and it is believed that the temple receives blessing through the lightning from the staff. This temple is 11 km from Kullu.

Bajeshwar Mahadev Temple

This temple is 15 km from the Kullu town. It is famous for its stone carvings and sculpturing in Shikhara style.

Jagannath temple

This temple is 3 km from the town and tourists enjoy the panoramic view of Kullu town from this place.


This place is 45 km from Kullu town. This place is associated with Lord Shiva and is believed that Parvati lost and got back her ear rings at this place. This place is famous for its hot springs. There is a Gurudwara here and the dal, rice and vegetables served in the Gurudwara are cooked in the main spring water which is very hot. Tourists also take a dip in this holy water.

Pulga and Kheerganga

Pulga 16 km from Kullu and is a very beautiful place for nature lovers. 10 km from there is Kheerganga is known for hot springs.


This place is on the way to Manali and is famous for its Apple orchids. This place also has fruit research centre and trout hatchery. This place is also famous for bee keeping. Tourist accomdation is also available by HPTDC Hotels.

Vaishno Devi Temple

This beautiful temple is on the way to Manali, the temple is famous for its wooden architecture inside the temple and it faces the Beas  river. Accommodation is also available in the temple premises.

Raghunathji Temple

This temple situated just 1 km from the town and is the temple of Kullu valley’s principle diety Raghunathji.

Content last updated in December 2019

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