Surrounded by high lush green mountains, this quaint little town known as Bharmour was the original capital of princely state of Chamba. This place still regales in its glorious history with its treasure of ancient temples and monuments. Tucked away amidst lush green surroundings, your travel to Bharmaur will be no less than a magical trip.
It is now getting the recognition it deserves due to increased tourism
in Himachal Pradesh. Bharmour is best known for its serene surroundings
and amazingly tranquil environs. Those interested in exploring this
place can go to ancient temples and forests located here. One can also
enjoy trekking here on the gentle slopes of the mountain ranges that
surround Bharmaur city of India.
Bharmaur Tourist Attractions
The famous Chaurasi temples were named after the 84 shrines built in
it. It is said that 84 Siddhas passing through the area to Manimahesh
chose this place to settle down and meditate. The tallest and most
prominent temple of the complex is the Manimahesh temple built in
Shikhara style, dedicated to Lord Shiva. There is a life-size brass
statue of Nandi, the sacred bull (the vehicle of Lord Shiva), erect
outside the temple.
The famous Kugti Pass standing at an altitude of 5040 meters is a
challenging trail from Bharmaur to Keylong. A solitary rest house offers
a spectacular view of the coniferous forests and one can also visit the
famous temple of Keylong Wazir, just 2 kilometers from here.