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One of the most magical places in the state of Himachal Pradesh is the town of Sundar Nagar. It lies in the Mandi district and is definitely a heartthrob for the tourists as well as the locals. Mandi district is a popular tourist destination for nearly all kind of travellers. People who wish to take a peaceful vacation can get so many places filled with beauty to admire nature and spend the alone time. Other than that, there are places which are quite known for their local markets and culture. Sundar Nagar is the former place which is suitable for those who are looking for peace and alone time in the beauty of hills and nature. Earlier Sundar Nagar town was a princely state and was known as Suket. It has many tourist attractions such as Murari Devi Temple, Sukhdev Vatika, Rewalsar, Mahamaya Temple etc. These places give a perfect scenic view of the town and also lets you explore different temples of the town. More places that one can visit near the town of Mandi district are Shimla, Palampur, Manali, Joginder Nagar and more.

Places to visit in Sundar Nagar

Prashar Lake Trek

This is perhaps one of the best off-beat travel options to consider while travelling to Himachal Pradesh. The crystal clear body of this lake is something which gives you travel goals to consider. The charm and mysticism of this lake are perhaps what drives the people to explore and discover this truly amazing travel getaway.

Bhutnath Temple

This temple dates back to the year of the 1520s and has been devoted to Lord Shiva. When you visit this place - you will find the statue of Nandi who was Lord Shiva’s bull facing the entrance of the arch gate.

Pandoh Dam

The Pandoh Dam is located on the Beas River. And this project was further completed in the year 1977 with the primary perspective to generate hydroelectricity. And as a piece of urban architecture, this place also draws a great number of tourists to this place.

Things to do in Sundar Nagar

Rewalsar Lake

Being a place of high spiritual performance this tourist destination is one of the best places to visit in Sundar Nagar. Furthermore, it is believed that there was an act of penance which was held by Lomas Rishi and through it, he was able to impress him and presented him with seven floating islands as a reward.   

Trekking

Now, this is something which you must do - at least once. And seriously this would be something worth remembering and cherishing throughout your life. If you have children in your family then considering trekking must be on your list with absolute certainty.

Bhima Kali Temple

Bhima Kali Temple is one of the most famous temples in Mandi which is specifically dedicated to Goddess Bhima Kali. This temple is situated on the banks of River Beas and displays a great variety of statues and idols of various Gods and Goddesses which are located in the museum.

Events and festivals in & around Sundar Nagar

Ice Skating Carnival

There is no doubt in the fact that when the winter season sets in Himachal Pradesh is transformed into a magical place. Here you can spot white landscapes, vibrant travel destinations. Moreover, the ice skating carnival is also one of the popular festivals which is held during this time.

Halda

Halda is a famous festival of Himachal Pradesh and is celebrated with great zeal. The purpose of this festival is to welcome the New Year by specifically paying tribute to the goddess of wealth, Shashikar Apa.

Lavi Fair

Celebrated in the month of October or November this festival is an absolute delight to experience. During this festival, it has been seen that the people generally participate in this fair with their horses, mules, pashminas, colts, yaks etc. Overall the vibe of this festival is quite infectious and you will find plenty of opportunities to make some long-lasting memories.  

Best time to visit Sundar Nagar

If you like snow then the winter season is the best time to visit Sunder Nagar.

How to reach Sundar Nagar?

By Air -  Planning a trip to Sunder Nagar via flights? Then you should know that there are three main airports which are located in Shimla, Kangra and Kullu. Thus, you can plan your trip accordingly planning a route which suits you best.  

By Road - The connectivity via road is quite good. So, if you are planning to visit Sunder Nagar by road then it will prove to be a seamless experience for you.

By Train - If planning your travel via train then you would need to consider that the overall train routes can prove to be a little rough as it is a tough task to lay railway tracks at such a place which is located at a high altitude. And there is only one major railway station which is connected with other Indian cities and i.e. Kalka Railway Station and it is located around 90 kilometres from Shimla.

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