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Kamlah Fort: The fort of Kamlahgarh is the most famous & invincible fort of Mandi State and is situated near the boundary of erstwhile Kangra State in Sandhole Tehsil. The fort is in fact a group of six forts and these are spread over an area of 360 Bighas of land. The fort was constructed about four hundred years. The construction of the fort was started during the reign of Raja Hari Sen (1605-1637) and was completed by his son Raja Suraj Sen.

          The fort is a unique example of human effort and architecture. It could be conquered for the first time in 1840 by Sikhs however its possession was regained in 1846 by the ruler of Mandi State with the help of the British. At the top of the fort the famous temple of Baba Kamlahiya is situated. The place have panoramic view of distant places of Mandi, Kangra and Hamirpur Districts.The fort is looked after by Language & Cultural Department of the State Government. ‘Kharak Bijni’ Canon in the fort is an example of remarkable metal craft. There were 22 wells for the provision of water in the fort out of which 7 are still safe.

How to Reach:

Mandi-Dharampur-Madhi-Naun 90 Kms by road and

Naun-Kamlah Garh 3 Kms on foot journey

 

Where to Stay:

Hotel near Kamlah Garh

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Name of Hotel/Guest House

Telephone No.

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Mile Stone Hotel & Restaurant, Dharampur

94590-51413

 

Laghoo Haridwar Kandapattan: This ancient religious place is situated on the confluence of Beas and Son rivers where the temple of Neel Kanth Mahadev related to  Mahabharata era exist. People from Sarkaghat, Joginder Nagar and Sandhole area still come there for creamation. For the peace of departed souls  the mortal remains are offered at Kandapattan and for this reason the place is also known as Laghoo Haridwar. Near Dharampur town the famous temple of Sheetla Mata is located.

How to Reach:

Mandi-Kotli-Dharampur-Kandapattan 67 Kms

Where to Stay:

Hotel near Kandapattan

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Name of Hotel/Guest House

Telephone No.

1

Mile Stone Hotel & Restaurant, Dharampur

94590-51413

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