Information about Himachal Pradesh


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Information about Himachal Pradesh
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Himachal Pradesh is a state of the India. It is placed in the central parts of the Great Himalayas, with an average of 1148 feet to 22966 feet above sea level. 

Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh, is the only place in India where you will find a natural ice skating rink.

Himachal means "a region or land of snow population" (him - ice and immovable - land or area). Hinduism (above 95%) is the main religion of the state. Hindu culture and tradition grew here from ancient history.

Tourist Place of Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh, a land of eternal snow-clad exotic valleys, spectacular green hill-slopes, water-logged mountains, waterfalls and the Himalayan hills welcome tourists from all over the world. 

In this mountain wonderland, the pace of life is calm and serene. Himachal Pradesh is full of hill resorts, pilgrimages, adventurous sports spots and wildlife which attracts a wide range of tourist traffic. 

The main tourist complex in this is also Shimla, Palampur, Dharamshala, Kullu-Manali, Chamba-Dalhousie

The temples at Bhima Kali, Sarahan, Hatkoti, Javalji, Chamunda Devi, Chintaparni, Renuka and Naina Devi are major attractions for pilgrims.

Tourist complexes are also being set up at Keylong, Kaza, Sangla, Suja, Kalpa, Kharapatar, Chindi, Bharmour

Hang-gliders, Paragliding  are held in the Kangra Valley  Solang Nalla  are becoming popular for winter sports. 

There are an Artist door in Nagar and museums in Chamba, Shimla and Dharamshala

The beautiful tourist destination of Khajjiar in Chamba district has been named as the plain of Himachal Pradesh.

Festivals and Fairs of Himachal Pradesh 

People of Himachal love festivals and participate in all local festivals and fairs with great enthusiasm. 

Most fairs and festivals are associated with various seasonal changes. Much folklore is associated with the beginning of each festival.

Mandi Shivratri Fair
Mandi Shivratri Fair
These fairs give a clear glimpse into the life, beliefs and popular customs of rural life in Himachal.

 Each district has its own sequence of annual fairs which are associated with the historical and social background of that area. 

Festivals have an important place in the lives of the people of Himachal. Sikh festivals are celebrated extensively in cities. 

Tribal festivals have their own identity which is completely different from festival  elsewhere. KULLU-DUSSEHRA, CHAMBA-MINJAR and MANDI- SHIVRATRI.

Culture of Himachal Pradesh

Usually, people of Himachal Pradesh speak in Hindi language but some other regional languages  are also used as their local communication. 

Other regional languages are Pahari, Kinnauri, Mandyali Kangri, Gojri and Dogri. A total of 95% of the people of Himachal Pradesh have Hinduism. 

There is a custom of Hindu culture and tradition. The locals celebrate their festival with local music and dance which reflects the unique cultural personality of the state. 

They worship their gods with their local dance and music.

Temples of Himachal Pradesh

As the state is predominantly with people from Hindu religions, so you will find a lot of temples here. 

Among them are Manimahesh, Manikaran Sahib Gurdwara, Laxmi Narayana Temple, Jwalamukhi Temple, Jakhu Hanuman Temple in Shimla, Bhimkali Temple of Saran, Vajreshwari Devi Temple in Kangra District.


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