Dalhousie, a most famous hill station in Himachal Pradesh, attracts thousands of tourists every year. Popularly known as the Switzerland of India, the tourist attractions in Dalhousie include captivating scenic views, picturesque snow-capped mountains, and Victorian-style majestic British mansions.
Dainkund Peak, the highest peak in Dalhousie, allures innumerable tourists as it offers an enticing panorama of the valley. The two major attractions here are the core of the valley which belongs to the Indian Air Force and a temple. This Pholani Devi temple is unique because all it showcases is a trident.
Satdhara Falls is situated in the Chamba valley, surrounded by fantastic views of snow-covered ranges, and green pine and deodar trees. The term Satdhara signifies 'a blend of seven streams'. The water from this waterfall is said to have medicinal properties and healing powers.
Also known as the mini Switzerland of India, Khajjiar is one of the most favored tourist places near Dalhousie. Situated at the foothills of the Dhauladhar range of the Western Himalayas, Khajjiar is a rare combination of lakes, pastures, and forests. The natural beauty and picturesque landscape of this place will leave an everlasting impression in your mind.
St. Patrick’s Church, a 104 years old church, is the largest church in Dalhousie. With plunging green trees and pine valleys surrounding it, St. Patrick's Church is a splendid structure built by the British. This is an apt place for photography.
Shrouded by a green blanket of pine and Deodar trees and enfolding refreshing water streams, the picturesque Panchpulla is a favorite Dalhousie sightseeing place. It is a place where five streams come together and it also has a waterfall. The mother stream flows through various parts of Dalhousie, feeding water to several other water bodies.
Laxmi Narayan Temple is an antiquated sanctuary devoted to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Being built in the Shikhara style by the Kings of Chamba, it is a major architectural attraction. Laxmi Narayan Temple was built in the 10th Century and it is one of the oldest and most popular temples in Dalhousie.
St. John's Church is a heady mix of beauty and history which holds the historical significance of being the first church to be built in Dalhousie. Within the church building, there is a library which houses a rich collection of rare books and photographs. All the books and photos depict the history and culture of Dalhousie.
Rang Mahal is an impressive amalgam of British and Moghul architecture that was built by Raja Umed Singh for the royal women. It is an important Dalhousie tourist place that houses several rare paintings, artifacts, jewelry, and coins. Nestled in a picturesque setting it is extremely popular among photography enthusiasts and history buffs.