Haripur Fort, Himachal Pradesh

The Haripur Fort is the second Fort built by the Raja Hari Chand in Kangra and is located at the most picturesque and breath-taking place in Dhauladhar range of Himalayas and is home to a large number of migratory birds because of its wet marshy land. Haripur Fort has a rich heritage, inside the Fort, there are many carvings which now got blurred with time. There are some caves and temples built by the king which are of great cultural and heritage importance. The remains of the Fort can be seen from the railway station itself as it is spread on a very large area. The river Banganga flows from the three sides of the Fort making it amazingly mesmerizing and enchanting. Haripur Fort was once very rich in painting, sculptures, and carvings, one of the most known painting arts of that time was gular painting in the middle of the 18th century. The ideal time to visit here is from July to October when the climate is very pleasant and you will enjoy your trip to Haripur Fort and surroundings, rest of the month it is very humid and the weather is not so conducive. There are some tips which should be taken into consideration while visiting Haripur Fort.

Since it is situated at a high altitude you should carry some woolens along with you and keep some of the basic important things like a torch, mosquito repellent, etc. The Haripur Fort in Haripur is connected with air and rail but the best way to reach Haripur Fort is to reach by road as direct buses are available from New Delhi to Kangra. Enjoy the journey watching the scenic beauty of the valleys.


Haripur Fort can be visiting during the day from 06:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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