Attractions

Village in Gulabgarh

Machail

High up in the foothills north of Gulabgarh, roadless Machail village is famed for its Chandi Mata Temple, one of the Paddar region's two most important Hindu shrines – the other being at Sohal, 11km east of Gulabga…
Hindu Temple in Gulabgarh

Chandi Mata Temple (Gulabgarh)

While smaller and secondary in spiritual terms to the main Chandi Mata temple in Machail, the Gulabgarh version is nonetheless an archetype of Paddar-Pangi religious architecture with a classic, naively carved trian…
Village in Gulabgarh

Sohal

Just 11km east of Gulabgarh, pretty little Sohal's small but significant Kali Mata temple is one of Paddar's most important shrines, built in local style with an appealingly naive carved facade. Just beyond the vill…
Village in Gulabgarh

Atholi

Directly across the Chenab River from Gulabgarh, Atholi village has been largely unaffected by the flood of Machail pilgrims and thus retains a traditional Paddari flavour with narrow footpath streets and a few remn…
Hindu Temple in Gulabgarh

Sitlama Temple

Raised on a rock at the entry to town, the small Sitlama shrine is Gulabgarh's most photogenic traditional style temple. Illuminations make it look especially intriguing at dusk.