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Visit Chamunda Devi

Chamunda Devi Temple is one of the most revered religious centres in Palampur, Himachal Pradesh. It is also counted as one of the 51 Shakti Peethas and is situated at a distance of 10 km to the west of Palampur. Known for its serene surroundings, the temple is dedicated to the wrathful form of Goddess Durga i.e. Chamunda Devi. The walls of the temple are decorated and painted with scenes from the Mahabharata and Ramayana.

Chamunda Devi Temple is one of the most revered religious centres in Palampur, Himachal Pradesh. It is also counted as one of the 51 Shakti Peethas and is situated at a distance of 10 km to the west of Palampur. Known for its serene surroundings, the temple is dedicated to the wrathful form of Goddess Durga i.e. Chamunda Devi. The walls of the temple are decorated and painted with scenes from the Mahabharata and Ramayana.

Few important facts to be remembered before planning a visit to the temple:

  • Nearest airport is at Gaggal, 28 km away.
  • Closest rail head is 30 km away on the narrow gauge line, at Moranda near Palampur.
  • The temple is situated at a distance of 15 km from Dharamsala and 55 km from Jwalamukhi.
  • Winter is the best time to visit the temple.

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Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Scenic beauty, Religious
  • Altitude

    1472 m
  • STD Code

    01894
  • Best Season

    Winters and onset of summers, September to June
  • State/Code

    /176061
  • LANGUAGES

    Kangri, English and Hindi