Established in: 1972
Places Of Interest: Deot Sidh
Temple, Nadaun, Sujanpur Tira
Best Time To Visit: July To
is a central Distt. of Himachal Pradesh. This is not
only the tourism potential Distt. of Himachal Pradesh
but also as historical importance. This history of
Hamirpur is closely associated with the Katoch dynasty
Hamirpur was the part of old Jallandhar-Trigarta empire.
Panin referred to the people of this Kingdom as great
warrious and fighters. The Katoch dynast became
predominating during the period of Raja Hair Chand who
ruled from 1700 A.D. to 1740 A.D. It was Raja Hamir
Chand who built the fort at Hamirpur and the present
town derived its name from this ruler. The Hotel Hamir
has also its name after Raja Hamir Chand.
at an altitude of 785 meters, Hamirpur is a District
Headquarters. It is on a busy highway, therefore,
tourist coming from Shimla and Chandigarh to Kangra,
Dharamsala, Nurpur, Dalhousie, Khajjiar and Chamba were
not find the wayside amenities anywhere in district
Hamirpur. Even being the thickly populated town the
local residents were also not have any place to eat in a
proper restaurant. No conference/multipurpose hall was
also available in the area.
The airport at Gaggal (Kangra) is 83 km. The closet
braod gauge railhead is at Pathankot 185 km at Kangra.
Taxis and buses are available at all these places. By
road it is 94 km from Dharamsala 206 km from Chandigarh.
In winter, the climate is cold but pleasant when
woollens are required. During summer the temperature is
hot and cotton are recommended.
SUJANPUR (25 km): The place was founded by Raja Abhey
Chand, the kind of ruling Katoch dynasty of Kangra in
1748 A.D. Bulit in 1758, the Tira fortunes has remains
of halls, Places and Temple, Below the Fort, the famous
Chargoan has a great attractions which is surrounded by
the town of Sujanpur. There are five old temples, of
which Gauri Shankar, Murlimanhor, Narbadeshwar dedicated
to Rishi Vyas. From the temple Complex of Narbadeshwar,
the wide view of river Beas is worth seeing. State level
Holi fair is held in the Sujanpur Chargoan during the
month of March every year.
km): In the past it used to be the Headquarters of
Nadaun Jagir, Maharaja Sansar Chand of Kangra. The place
is famous for Blikeshwar Mahadev temple which is said to
have been founded in AD 1929. It has remains of a couple
of old places.
(15 km): This beautiful place is located on
Dharamsala-Shimla road and the road leads Una to Kullu
at a distance of 15km from Hamirpur towards Bilaspur.
km): this is a famous pilgrimage Centre dedicated to
Hamir of Himachal Tourism is located at distance of
1/2 km away fromHamirpur Bus stand on Bilaspur - Jwalaji
Highway. Hotel Hamir has been designed with all modern
facilities for the tourists and amidst of in Pine
Hotel Hamir, Distt,Hamirpur (H.P.) Tel:01972-22608.
rooms are airy, spacious, well furnished with
attached baths with running hot and cold water.
with multi channel.
within premises. Room Service.