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Gauri Shankar Temple

Abhinaw Chauhan
The Gauri Shankar Temple is located near Naggar Bus Stand. The temple of Gauri Shankar is situated below the Naggar Castle. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this 12th-century Hindu temple features a domed top & intricate carvings. The temple is believed to be the last monument of the Gurjara-Pratihara traditions. The temple is famous for its splendid Shikhara Style architecture. The temple features a dome shaped top while the base is present in square shape. Gauri Shankar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and famous for stone carvings. The idols of Gauri and Shankar are set up on the pedestal, seated over Nandi. The garbagriha is decorated with beautiful carvings of images of Lord Ganesh, various people playing different musical instruments and also with the carvings of dancing girls. The temple is surrounded by lush and abundant greenery overlooking the Beas River. Gauri Shankar temple is facing the valley side where one can see the ice covered peaks of Kullu valley.
Sreshti Verma
Situated at a walking distance from the Naggar Castle, this ancient temple venerates Shiva and Parvati. The temple dates back to the 11th century and is considered to be the last architectural structure of the Gurjara-Pratihara traditions.