Chamunda Devi Temple

Chamunda Devi Temple Travel Map

The Chamunda Devi Temple is one of the most frequented worship centres in the region, dedicated to Chamunda Devi, a manifestation of Goddess Durga who killed demons like Chanda and Munda, according to Hindu mythology. The shrine was built by Raja Umed Singh in 1762.The attractions of the shrine are animal and floral motifs carved on the ceiling. Some of the other highlights of the shrine are the wooden construction and gabled roof of slates. Besides, the temple also features a ‘mandap’ and an agni-kund (fire pit). The mandapa exhibits human figures on the pillars and brackets carved in panelled ceiling of wood. The ‘mandap’ entrance features a votive bell, which has a Nagari inscription.From the temple, beautiful views of the Chamba valley and widespread Himalayan range are available. Located atop the Shah Madar hills, opposite to the township, the temple can be accessed by 378 steps. Visitors can also reach the temple by a 3 km motorable road from the city centre

Other Places To Visit In Chamba
Khajjiar Lake
Chowari Jot (Chowari Pass)
Laxmi Narayan Temple
Chamera Dam
Bhuri Singh Museum
Sui Mata Temple

Chamba-Jhumar Road, Mohalla Sapri, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh 176310, India

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