Hindu Temple in Pabbar Valley

Hatkeshwari Mata Temple

Hatkoti's 8th-century Kinnauri-style Hatkeshwari Mata Temple, dedicated to Durga in the guise of Mahishasurmardini (slayer of the buffalo demon Mahishasur), along with the neighbouring Shiva temple and small Pandava…
Sikh Temple in Around Shimla

Paonta Sahib Gurdwara

The sprawling Paonta Sahib Gurdwara is set on the banks of the Yamuna River where, according to legend, Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th Sikh guru, dismounted from his horse on arrival in the princedom of Sirmaur. He lat…
Notable Building in Chail


The Maharaja of Patiala's grey-stone palace, built in 1891 in a staid sort of English suburban style, is now a state-run hotel. Visitors can peruse the building's lobby and ground-floor corridors, wander round the e…