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Manikaran is a small town located in Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh. Situated at an altitude of 1737 m above sea level, this small settlement is split into two by the roaring Parvati River. Manikaran is 45 km north-east of Kullu.

Manikaran, ‘jewel from the ear’ in Sanskrit, is a major pilgrim center for both Hindus and Sikhs. It is also renowned for its hot water springs gushing out from below the rocks. Shri Ramchandra Temple, Shri Guru Nanak Devji Gurdwara and the Shiva Temple are the major tourist attractions.

The place offers hiking and trekking facilities to the tourists. It is also a good spot for trout fishing.

Manikaran offers ample shopping opportunities with Tibetan products being the specialty.

The nearest airport is Kullu Manali Airport at Bhuntar (35 km). Nearest railhead is Joginder Nagar Railway Station at Joginder Nagar. By road, Manikaran is linked with Kullu and Manali.

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

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