Heritage status Castle Naggar in Himachal Pradesh

Union Tourism Ministry has granted heritage status to the Castle Naggar (Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation’s prime hotel in the Kullu valley).

Naggar was the capital of the former Kullu state for about 1460 years.

The castle was established by Raja Sidhi Singh in the 16th century.

It bears traditional architecture called Kathloonmi, which uses a combination of stones and wooden beams.

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