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Katas Raj, Hindu Temple

Katas Raj is located about 20 kms from Kalarkahar.So if you are coming from Lahore you can visit... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
Shaista K
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Hindu temples in the mountains

The temples are important for Hindus who come on a pilgrimage once a year. For most the temples... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2018
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Kalar Kahar Rd | 30 odd km from interchange to Choa Saidan Shah road, Chakwal, Pakistan
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Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Katas Raj is located about 20 kms from Kalarkahar.So if you are coming from Lahore you can visit this place . From islamabad it is about two hour's drive from motorway. Katas is basically a temple complex consisting seven ancient temples. All these temples are...More

1  Thank Shaista K
Reviewed May 18, 2018

The temples are important for Hindus who come on a pilgrimage once a year. For most the temples have fallen into disrepair. Whatever upkeep was done does not look authentic, as the frescoes for example had been painted over not restored. It had been raining...More

Thank notacanada
Reviewed December 29, 2017

i went there is summers. its a one day trip form rawalpindi. not too many tourists were there at that time, we moved around the ruins in leisure, water was so green because of that everything looked fresh. its a must visit and its better...More

2  Thank Kh A
Reviewed November 12, 2017

A popular tourist destination, it I located in the Potohar Plateau near Kallar Kahar at an altitude of 2,000 feet. It is a complex of 12 Hindu temples connected to one another by walkways surrounding a pond named Katas which is regarded as sacred by...More

3  Thank Sagri2013
Reviewed October 11, 2017

we were happy to see that this place had not been damaged .it was an interesting trip to the temple.we found some kids running around there .we were happy to have discovered this place by chance

Thank Saintjoan2001
Reviewed August 27, 2017

The drive to the temples was surprisingly scenic and nice. I went on a spring evening and it took me only 30 minutes off the motorway to get there. It is very well kept and attracts alot of devotees. I would suggest wearing a good...More

Thank taimoorsalmanzahid
Reviewed July 19, 2017

The temple complex is an amazing trip in history & myth. The pond at the center of the temple complex is said to be created by a teardrop of lord Shiva. Some of the temples are well preserved with original painting work still visible. Some...More

1  Thank jawwadz2017
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

This is a truly historic place and well cared for. We went during Ramadan and broke our fast sitting on the beautiful courtyard.We had a tour guide walk us through the temples and he explained a lot of the history. Due to the hot weather...More

1  Thank Loraine T
Reviewed March 19, 2017

If you want to see the the historical places this place will show you the architecture of the times of Katas Raj. We went their on college trip and enjoyed the visit.

Thank Shaheryar J
Reviewed January 8, 2017

visit here with my Pakistani friends. i think going here is not easy to foreigner..we rent small bus for going here. but here is so so beautiful!! and emerald green lake was amazing!

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Response from jawwadz2017 | Reviewed this property |
Well, I think it totally depends on the visa regime between Pakistan & India. It usually works on reciprocal basis and things don't look to be getting any better in near future. I wish you luck ! and if you do secure a visa... More