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Parasurama Temple

The principal shrine of Nirmand, Parashuram Temple is built in the traditional Pahari styled double-storeyed building with gabled slate roof. This temple resembling a hill fortress encloses a small courtyard with the only entrance from the western side. The northern part is a double-storeyed structure, which stores priceless artifacts. The elaborate carvings on the exterior wooden balconies and pillars illustrate stories from Hindu mythology. Nearby temple of Devi Ambika and Lord Shiva are also worth seeing.

Nirmand is 150 km north-east of Shimla and 17 km from Rampur.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Kullu
Location: Nirmand    


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