Castle Naggar


Both Manali and Kasol are known for its beautiful rivers, enchanting forests, and snow-capped peaks. And both have some insanely scenic places. But if you ask me Manali has better places to visit which that are accessible. Kasol as such does not have any particular tourist places or landmarks to explore.

Is Hotel Castle Naggar located near the city centre?

“Located in Naggar Town, amidst breathtaking forested hills, the Naggar Castle is a magnificent historical edifice. Made of stone and wood, this palace served as the residence of Raja Sidh Singh of Kullu. It was built in AD 1460 in an impressive amalgamation of European and Himalayan architecture.

Is parking available at Hotel Castle Naggar?

Naggar Castle is built in the traditional pahari style (Kathkuni); the castle has a central courtyard and there are exquisite wood carvings and arched balconies with serene views of the Beas Valley.

Why is Naggar Castle famous?

To get to Naggar, first go to Manali and then take a cab or taxi from there. By Road – Taxis and cabs are available from Manali to the destination. By Bus – Traveling by bus is the most convenient way to get to Naggar. To reach Manali, various HRTC or private bus services operate in the area.

What is the shape of Naggar Castle?

Is Sissu worth visiting? Yes, Located just 40 KM away from Manali, Sissu is one of the most beautiful off-beat place in Himachal. Situated on the way of Leh-Manali Highway, Sissu is home to one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Himachal.

How to reach Naggar?

Raja Sidh Singh of Kullu
Naggar Castle is a medieval castle, located in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India. Built by Raja Sidh Singh of Kullu in around 1460 A.D, it was taken over to Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC), to run as a heritage hotel, since 1978.

Is Sissu worth visiting?

The original capital of the state of Kullu was at Jagatsukh where the early kings ruled for twelve generations. Raja Visudh Pal transferred the capital to Nagar and later Raja Jagat Singh transferred it to Sultanpur.

Who built the Naggar Castle?

From inside it is just like a house with different rooms. In Manali (Himachal Pradesh), houses are made of stone and wood, but not on bamboo pillars.

Which Kullu ruler ruled from Naggar?

8,700 feet
At 8,700 feet, Malana is located on a narrow plateau, high on one side of a wild and remote glen that abuts the river Parvati in the Kullu valley of Himachal Pradesh.

Which house is built in Manali?

Naggar can be reached throughout the year unless heavy snowfall in winters blocks the highway. Heavy woolen clothes are required during this month. Snowfall occurrence can be seen in the month of Feb. There is chances of snowfall during this month of Mar in Naggar.


Kasol is the polar opposite of an offbeat place. Kasol has been around for quite a long time on the tourist map and is as touristy as it can get. While Jibhi comparatively is far lesser crowded than Kasol, but is gradually catching up. So head straight to Jibhi if you have an aversion for touristy place.


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