The Kullu valley has an associate ancient city in its lap known as Manali. enclosed by soaring peaks at an associate distance, Manali's major quality is its proximity to the snowline.
The Kullu valley has an ancient town in its lap called Manali. Surrounded by towering peaks at an arm's length, Manali's major asset is its proximity to the snowline. It is a flourishing orchard industry, a popular honeymoon destination, and trailhead for numerous treks as well as a great countryside ideal for adventure sports lovers. The word Manali is regarded as the changed name of "Manu-Alaya" which literally means "the abode of Manu" Legend has it that sage Manu stepped off his ark in Manali to recreate human life after a great flood had deluged the world. Manali is also often referred to as the "Valley of the Gods".
Hidimba Mata temple
Kullu valley lives up to its reputation of the valley of God's. Its ancient temples stand a living proof of the aesthetic value and the religious piousness of the land. Some of them are :
Raghunath Temple (Kullu)
Vaishno Devi Temple
Bijli Mahadev Temple
Gurudwara Shri Narayan Hari (Manikaran)
Manu Maharaj Temple
Kullu is famous for its international Dussehra festival celebrated every year. Besides it there are many festivals and fairs celebrated locally, some of them are :