Fort in Kalpa

Kalpa Fort

Creating a strong visual icon for central Kalpa, this striking 2014 tower-style temple-fort is a reconstruction of an 1869 edifice that fell down in the 1930s.

Hindu Temple in Kalpa

Narayan-Nagini Temple

This typical collection of Kinnauri-style temple buldings lies behind Kalpa Fort. It's primarily dedicated to Durga, with naïve sculptures of tigers (one of Durga's vehicles) featuring strongly, though dragon...

Buddhist Monastery in Kalpa

Lochawa La-Khang

Adding a little unsophisticated colour to old Kalpa's central temple group, this Buddhist shrine has a prominent chorten (stupa) in its forecourt.