Kahlur Fort, Himachal Pradesh

Kahlur Fort is one of the oldest forts in Himachal Pradesh. This fort is located in Kahlur, also known as Bilaspur, in Himachal Pradesh (a state in India). This fort was built in the year 697 to 730 by the ruler of the Princely State of Kahlur - Kahal Chand and was named after the ruler.

The Princely state of Kahlur was ruled by the Hindu Rajput clans where the ancestors of Kahlur Chand still live in the Princely state. Over years more than 40 rulers of the Hindu Rajput Dynasty, also with the last name of Chand, have ruled the Princely state. The Kahlur fort is a two-storey fort made entirely with stones. As the fort is located on top of a hill, the view from the fort provides a scenic view to the tourists visiting the fort. Although the Kahlur fort is considered as one of the ancient forts in Himachal Pradesh, many visitors and tourists keep visiting the fort throughout the year.

The fort is surrounded with dense forest and greenery and is considered as the perfect spot for picnics. School goers and locals have their picnic within the vicinity of the fort. The temple located within the Kahlur fort is dedicated to Goddess Naina and many local devotees and tourists alike keep visiting the temple within the fort to worship Goddess Naina. It is the perfect tourist attraction site for people who love nature and want to learn history at the same time. A fantastic fort it is for visiting.

Timings

Kahlur fort open at 07:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Entry Fees

Free | No Ticket

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