Kangra Fort in Dharamshala

Explore the magnificent Kangra Fort

Explore the magnificent Kangra Fort | Photo credit: Felix Dance/Flickr

Kangra Fort Overview

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The Kangra Fort is a majestic sample of architecture, which was constructed by the royal family of Kangra and dates back to around 4th Century B.C. This is known to be the largest fort in the Himalayas and is one of the oldest forts in India.

This ancient fort is located about 20 kilometres away from Dharamshala and houses a few temples that can be accessed by passing through seven gates. A major tourist attraction at the Kangra Fort is the magnificent view of the Manjhi and Banganga rivers from here.

Right next to the Fort is also the Maharaja Sansar Chand Katoch Museum, which is run by the Royal Family of Kangra.

  • Entrance Fee Rs. 100 per person



20 kilometres from Dharamsala