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Address: Pathankot-Chakki-Manali National Highway No. 20, Baijnath, India
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Mahadev's another Abode !

Must for Shiv Bhakts .Amazing architecture and beautiful location.50 km from Dharamshala. In a day trip to Baijnath begin by 8 AM ,have darshan and take pics ,it will take an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Must for Shiv Bhakts .Amazing architecture and beautiful location.50 km from Dharamshala. In a day trip to Baijnath begin by 8 AM ,have darshan and take pics ,it will take an hour.On the way back visit Chamunda Devi temple,zoo (not many animals),Cricket stadium,War memorial ,Karmapa or Gyuto monastery .by 5pm you will be back in Dharamshala.on the way you an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Even if you're not the devout types, visit this place for the architecture....beautiful, old temple...and no crazy crowds at all!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is a nice small serene temple, without the crowds. Location and views are amazing. Worth a visit.

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Greenbank, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Built in 1204 AD this temple is made all of stone with very intricate carvings all over. Situated with the Dhauladhar range behind it, it is an absolutely gorgeous spot on a sunny day and, in my experience, much less crowded than the nearby, much more modern Chamunda Devi temple. If you're near the area and a history/religion buff it... More 

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

we very much enjoyed our walk around the Shiva temple in Baijnath. I'm sure it was helped by having a lovely sunny morning, so the mountains behind the temple made for some spectacular views as well. The rituals surrounding whispering in the bull's ear were fun and everyone we met was very welcoming.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Visited long back with my friends. This time went with mother and kids. Fantastic place. for a change found it very clean and parking well planned.

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Jamnagar, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Baijnath Temple, located near Palampur is one of the chief attractions of the region. This temple was established in 1204 A.D by regional merchants, named Ahuka and Manyuka. Highlights of the shrine are the inscriptions on the porch of the temple that indicates a shrine of Lord Shiva’s existence before the construction of the temple. The current structure of the... More 

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Chandigarh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Built in the 13th century the temple is a beautiful example of the engineering prowess of the people of that time. It's a big compound housing the main deity of shiva along with smaller enclosures for other deities. It's a Nice visit.

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Prashant Vihar, New Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This historical temple is situated about 50 kilometres from Dharamshala. It is a unique stone carved, ancient 13th-century temple dedicated toi Lord Shiva (Baijnath). Temple is situated on a rectangular plateform with high walls. Several small temples are there in complex. Two Nandi bulls is rare to see in front of Lord Shiva. People whisper in ear of standing bull... More 

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This historical place is just 17 km from Palampur & 50 km from Dharmshala where ancient temple of Lord Shiva is situated. The temple built in 13 century and is architecture of NAGARA style of temples.It reminds us of our glorius past.

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Address: Pathankot-Chakki-Manali National Highway No. 20, Baijnath, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Himachal Pradesh  >  Baijnath

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