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Naggar is located in Kullu district in the Beas valley. It is a picturesque village with terraced fields, thick forests and fabulous views. Located on a wooded slope it commands a magnificent panorama of the valley with the Rohtang Pass to the north and Kullu and Bajaura to the south. Naggar was the capital of Kullu state till 1660 AD.A wooden temple to Tripura Sundari the presiding deity of the region is located here. The other prominent temples are Gauri Shankar temple and Murlidhar temple at Thawa .The Russian painter, poet and Philosopher Nicholas Roerich lived here for many years. The small art gallery in his old home offers a glimpse of his mystical interpretation of the Himalayas. The best time to visit is from May to November.

How to get there:
Road: From Manali to Naggar is 26 kms by car.Buses are available also.