Naggar Castle in Manali

Naggar Castle Overview

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"Located in Naggar Town, amidst breathtaking forested hills, the Naggar Castle is a magnificent historical edifice. Made of stone and wood, this palace served as the residence of Raja Sidh Singh of Kullu. It was built in AD 1460 in an impressive amalgamation of European and Himalayan architecture. Fireplaces, fitting staircases, and magnificent stone and wood works grace the castle's interiors. There are three small shrines within the premises, each holding immense religious importance. For art lovers, Naggar Castle has incredible art pieces on display. Worth-mentioning are the paintings of Nicholas Roerich- the famous Russian painter. As souvenirs, you can take home traditional items like wall hangings, coasters and artefacts bearing imprints of Roerich's paintings from here.

In the year 1978, the castle was converted into a rest house, and more recently into a heritage hotel that is run by Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC). The holy Beas River flows close to the castle, adding beauty and sanctity to it. No trip to Manali is actually complete if you don't pay a visit to this attraction."

  • Opening Closing Time 07:00 am – 10:00 pm. Open all days

  • Photo Opp

    Steeped in history, the Naggar Castle boasts of stupendous architectural features. Starting from the truly majestic façade to extraordinary artworks in the interiors, there are many amazing subjects to shoot in Naggar Castle.
  • Movie Connect

    The song Yeh ishq hai from the 2007 blockbuster Jab We Met, which featured Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kap0or on lead roles, has been shot here. Shreya Ghoshal bagged the National Award for the same song.
  • Entrance Fee Rs. 15 per Person

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Naggar Town, Manali, Kullu, 175129, Himachal Pradesh