Raghunathji Temple: This temple in Kullu is dedicated to Lord Rama and is the seat of the valley’s presiding deity. According to legends during 17th century, Raja Jagat Singh of Kulu brought from Ayodhya a statue of Lord Raghunath- Lord Ram as a mark of his penance. He built this temple where he installed the idol of lord Ram in his chariot. From that day onwards Raghunathji, became the reigning deity of the valley.
Parvati Valley & Manikarna: It is situated at a height of 1,737 m, where there is a hot sulphur springs that bubble next to the by waters of the Penal river. It is a holy place for both the Hindus and Sikhs. People go for trekking from here to places like Pulga, Khirganga and Mantalai. This route finally leads to the Pin Parvati Pass at a height of 4802 m, which ultimately opens into the Sutlej valley.
Hadimba Temple: The main attraction at Manali is historically and archeologically famous the Dhoongri Temple dedicated to goddess Hadimba, the Bhim of the Hindu Epic Mahabharat. The temple has four-tiered Pagoda like roof and the entrance is carved with mythological shapes and symbols.
Manu Temple: Manu Temple, dedicated to Manu Rishi, is set some 3 kms. from the main bazar in old Manali. It is believed to be the only temple of Manu in India, the creator of human race on the earth.
Bijli Mahadev Temple: Situated at an altitude of 2,438 metres one can reach this temple by a tough but rewarding climb through a 6-km long trek. From the temple site, a panoramic view of Kullu and Parvati valleys is available.It is believed that the temple tower attracts lightning, which occasionally shatters the stone lingam in the sanctum. It miraculously returns to its original form when a mixture of butter and sathu (barley and gram) is applied to it. The temple is famous for its 20m high rod that periodically draws lightning, which shatters the stone lingam of Lord Shiva.
Kali Bari Temple: This temple in Kullu is dedicated to Goddess Shayamla, the presiding deity of Shimla. This is another major attraction of Kullu.
Dhankia Mahadeva Temple: The temple is dedicated to Shiva who stands enshrined in a cave in the form of a ‘lingam’.
Deo Tibba: According to legends Arjun performed ‘tapa’ at this mountain, under the advice of Maharishi Vyas, to obtain the powerful Pasupata Astra (weapon) from Indra.
Basheshwar Mahadev: Basheshwar Mahadev temple is situated about 200 m from the village in a plain between the main road and the Beas river. It is believed to have been built in the mid 8th century.