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About Sarkaghat

Sarkaghat is a small town in the Mandi District of Himachal Pradesh. Like most parts of Himachal Pradesh, Sarkaghat too goes back into the historic times. Temples in the city are more than 150 years old and people come from all over the country to visit the same. What makes this small town special is its quiet living and scenic beauty. The small town has a bus station looked after by the state transport department and since it falls close to other tourist destination, connectivity remains an easy option.
About Sarkaghat

History of Sarkaghat

It is a fact well known that the state of Himachal Pradesh is known as ‘dev bhoomi’, the many of many gods and goddesses. All round the year, different parts of the state witness people who come to pay homage in the ancient temples. Not much is known about the history of Sarkaghat, but in terms of religious importance one can build and understanding. The Temple of Shani Dev is more than 150 years ago and is a renowned historic site in the city.

Culture of Sarkaghat

What keeps together the culture of Sarkaghat is the simple living and following of Himachali traditions. Be is festivity, marriages or fairs, you will see people celebrate in unity. Local dances are very famous in the city during wedding and special occasions. People are seen teaming up to make the best of the show during cultural nights and other programmes held in the city. Traditional wear keeps alive the spirits of the people who take pleasure in living with their traditional values and attire. Hindi and pahadi language is spoken among the people of the city.

Culture of Sarkaghat

Sakaghat Tourism

Kamlahgarh Fort and Deotsidh Temples are the two most famous places to visit in Sarkaghat. Also, with Mandi being just an hour and a half drive from Sarkaghat places within the city can easily be reached too. Many visitors extend their trip to visit other places in the district as well. Some of these places are:
  • Bhootnath Temple
  • Rewalsar Lake
  • Prashar Lake
  • Joginder Nagar
  • Sunder Nagar
  • Janjehli

    Sarkaghat Tourism

Sarkaghat is well connected through road. Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) runs many buses on the route to the city and beyond. Kullu Manali Airport falls at a distance of about 170 kilometers making it the closest airport from the city. Joginder Nagar Railway Station is the nearest railway station connecting Sarkaghat to other major towns.

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