At a Glance :
Region : Himachal Pradesh
Interesting Spots : Kangra fort, Jawalamukhi and Braheshwari temple
Perfect Visiting Time : Middle of May till Middle of October
Himachal Pradesh is one of the beautiful states which have been adorned by snowy mountains and cool environment. It is not just a state of hill stations but it also contains a number of historical monuments that convey the story of ancient India. The mythological legends are there to offer you the information of its rich and royal past. Himachal Pradesh state's rich treasure contains monuments and heritage forts which stand over the land of this state from hundreds of year to fight against a number of enemies and to be the witness of the glorious period of Himachal Pradesh and also India. Many ancient structures have been destroyed due to long time. People who visit Himachal Pradesh for a hill station actually fall in love with their ancient royal structures. Following are some of the prime fortress of Himachal Pradesh .
Kamru Fort :
Over the sea level the altitude location of Kamru fort is about two hundred and sixty meters. It is a easily reachable fort from a popular hill station Shimla, it is just two hundred twenty nine kilometers away and from delightful Sangla valley it is only two kilometers. Kamru fort is situated on the scenic place and to enter inside the fort you need to cross a number of gates. You get the holy welcome from Lord Buddha at the entrance of this fort.
Nurpur Fort :
From Himachal Pradesh state's Pathankot this fort is only twenty four kilometers away and from Dharamshala the distance is only sixty six kilometers. This fort was made through King Basu 1000 years ago. In fact, the real name of this fort is Dhameri; but due to the Mughal Akbar's son Jehangir it was renamed. He had dedicated this to his beautiful wife Noor Jehan as a sign of his love.
Kangra Fort :
Earlier this fort was popular for its strong construction, this castle was under the rule of Katoch, he had ruled over this land for almost two hundred years. at present, Kangra fort is moving towards destruction due to natural calamities such as earthquake during the year of 1905. The location of this fortress is so puzzling that you can't enter inside the fort from other 3 sides.
Arki Fort :
From Shimla, you need to drive for a short time to cover a distance of almost forty kilometers to reach the Arki fort. Arki village is one of the smallest villages of the Solan district, once upon time it was Baghal state's capital land. During the year of 1815-16, Gurkhas were struggling to attack this capital place by using this fort, when they were suffering from the Gurkha war.
Sujanpur Fort :
This last but not the least fort of Himachal Pradsh state is located within Hamirpur district. Sujanpur fort is standing over the Beas River's' banks. This is a very tall fort, which is famous as Tira. Sujanpur fort has been constructed through Raja Abhaya Chand, during the year of 1758. this king was popularly known for his support & love towards miniature painting's Pahari and Kangra School. He lived at this place during the early 19th century.