Tourist Spot Paragpur


Paragpur is a famous tourist place ideally located to explore the Kangra Valley.

Pragpur



Location


Pragpur is located at an altitude of about 2000 feet. Pragpur is 60kms from Dharamshala, 175kms from Chandigarh and 25kms from the holy town Jawalaji.

Beauty


Pragpuar is a very beautiful place. Many places of historic and cultural importance are situated very near to Paragpur. Pragpur and its surroundings are located in a very fantastic place and is an ideal location for village tourism. The small village has been holding the core beauty of the real Kangra.

Speciality


Paragpur was notified as a Heritage Village in December 1997 by the Himachal Government. The twin village Girli-Paragpur was declared as heritage zone in the year 2002. Tgere are many historical structures and buildings that are being restored in olden ways and also providing the modern facilities in the village. The panchayat and local people of the village are protecting the cultural and religious places and heritage structures. Pragpur is offering a great atmosphere for village tourism.

Attractions


The main attractions of the Pragpur are:
Butail Niwasis a exclusive building and was built by Lala Buta Mal more than hundred years back. Lala Buta Mal was a graft of the Chaujjar Sood family. The marvellous building has six indistinguishable apartments. These apartments were built for his six sons. These apartments slouch down in a deep-set courtyard. In summer these apartments were filled with water brought by the Butails from the nearby Nalsyuah Khad.
The amazing niwas is one of its kind and a worth watching place.

The Tall
The Taal was constructed by the villagers and the team who have a great hand to construct this Taal are known as Nehar Committee. The Tall is bordered by many legacy buildings such as Nehar Bhawan which is more than two centuries old, Naun which is around one hundred and fifty years old structure, the village public house Dhuni Chand Bhardial sarai, the Radha Krishan temple and the drinking water gift provided by the Nehar Committee


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