Himachal Tourism

Thursday, 14 July 2016

Best Place To Visit In Una Himachal Pardesh.

 Mata Chintpurni Devi Temple:

Mata Chintpurni Devi temple is located on a ridge on the main Dharamshala-Hoshiarpur Road in the Una District. The main deity of this temple is Goddess Chintpurni, also known as Bhagwati Chinmastika. It is one of the main Shakti Peethas located on the Solah Singhi Mountain Range.The temple is located 3 km away from Bharwain and 1.5 km from the Chintpurni Bus Stand. Some of the famous fairs celebrated at this temple are the Navaratra fair in Ashad (July), Ashwin (October) and Chaitra (March-April). Other festivals like Poornima, Sankranti and Ashtami are also celebrated at this temple.This temple is constructed using stones with a square base and has dome in the centre of the roof. The temple has idols of Lord Hanuman and Lord Ganesha along with brass bells hanging high at the entrance.
Pong Dam:
Pong Dam is constructed across the River Beas and is considered to be the highest earthen dam in India. This dam is situated in the Kangra District and is also known as the Maharana Pratap Sagar Dam. The dam is at a height of 450 m and is spread across 45,000 hectares of land.In 1986, the site was declared as a wildlife sanctuary by the state government. This spot is suitable for birdwatching and jungle trekking. Some of the important animals that can be spotted at this wildlife sanctuary are sambar, barking deer, leopards and wild boars.

Gobind Sagar Lake: 

Is situated near the Sutlej River and comes under the Bilaspur District of Himachal Pradesh. The lake is 90 km long and covers an area of approximately 170 sq. km. It has been named after the tenth and last guru of Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh.The lake is connected with a reservoir, where tourists can indulge in activities like boating, sailing, water skiing and water scooter racing. These activities are usually organised in the months of October and November by the Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation. The clear water of the lake is home to mirror carp, tor putitora and many other marine species. 
 Bangana Lathian Piplu:

Bagana Lathian Piplu is located on the Una Barsar-Hamirpur Road, atop the Solah Singhi Dhar. The site provides a beautiful view of the Govind Sagar Lake. The Bagana Lathian Piplu is also popular for the Piplu Fair that is celebrated on the day of Nirjala Ekadashi in the month of June. The ideal time to visit this spot is during winters.


Una town is the district headquarters of Una which lies on the banks of the River Swan. According to local inhabitants, Una was named by the 5th guru of Sikhs, Shri Guru Arjan Dev ji. The word 'Una' stands for 'Unaati' which refers to progress. Una District was carved out of the Hoshiarpur District of Punjab in 1966.The town once enjoyed the status of a state in the Jalandhar Doab and has been mentioned in the Ain-e-Akbari.

Amb is located on the Dharamshala-Una-Chandigarh Road and was once the royal seat of the princely state of Jaswan. This place was made a sub-divisional headquarters in 1972, after the reorganisation of the districts in the state. The Amb town is connected by buses coming from Hoshiarpur and Chandigarh that pass through Una.


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