Sujanpur Travel Guide

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NADAUN--26 KM FROM SUJANPUR IS SMALL TOWN IN THE LEFT SIDE OF RIVER BEAS. THIS IS A HISTIRICAL PLACE. Sujanpur is 82 kms from Dharamsala and only 25 km from Hamirpur town.

The district of Hamirpur having inherited its name from a descendent of a great Katoch lineage Raja Hamir Chand,

The devastating earthquake of 1905 in Kangra region had left a broken piece of history in the remnants of this fort and its great palace at Sujanpur

On a nearby hill at Tira is a temple dedicated to Chamunda Devi that still attracts a large number of devotees. At the southern end is the temple of Gauri Shanker that houses life-size statues in 'ashtadhatu' of Lord Shiva and his consort Parvati.Every 'Holi', colours were added to the waters of a huge tank within the fort, which used to be celebrated with enthusiasm. The festival is still popular in the region.

The area is good for river rafting anglers.

It has a  huge ground, where the annual Holi fair is held for 4 days, besides being used for sports activities. Sainik school is also located here. It is also a religious centre.The well known temples are of Narbadeshwar, Gauri Shankar and Murli Manohar temple. This place is suitable for adventure sports like Paragliding, Angling, Rafting and trekking in and around this area. 

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March 30, 2005 change by giorgio

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