Katasan Devi Temple

Katasan Devi Temple

  • Chamba
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • India

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Katasan Devi Temple, Chamba Overview

One of the most visited holy shrines in Chamba happens to be Katsan Devi Temple and there is no doubt about the same. Correct us if we are wrong, but we know we are not! The Katsan Devi Temple is gifted with the site of amazingly beautiful Chamba Valley and you would love the view, trust us. The temple is situated 30 km away from Chamba and is right next to Himachal Pradesh’s Baira Siul Project. This is an amazing place for the ones who love outing and spending some quality time at family picnics. Katsan Devi Temple has been attracting a wide array of visitors all-round the year due to its historical things as well as the scenic beauty. It is also to be mentioned here that Katsan Devi Temple is also known as Uttam Wala Bara Ban. Yes, that’s what you read and that what it is!


As far as the history or the religiousness of Katsan Devi Temple is concerned, the temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga. In addition to this, there are many other reasons that have grabbed many visitors to this holy shrine and that is the fact that Katsan Devi Temple is tranquil, quiet and placid. Moreover, people can enjoy the complete scenic view of the entire of Paonta Sahib region. It is also to be mentioned here that, Katsan Devi Temple is believed to be the place exactly where Sirmaur defeated defeated the raiding armies of Ghulam Qadir Khan Rohiolla. For those who don’t know, Katsan Devi Temple also put some light on the royal architecture of Sirmaur culture.

Best Time to Visit:

The best time to visit Katsan Devi temple is between the months of April to October as these are the months that have descent climate and you might enjoy your trip. Although the temple is open all round the year. Katsan Devi is such a peaceful place that one can do meditation like nowhere else.

How to Reach:

For all those who are interedt in visiting Katsan Devi Temple, then you can do so by taking a bus from Paonta Sahib Gurudwara, which is hardly 30 kms away from the temple. Katsan Devi Temple is easily accessible and can be reached either by bus or by self-driving, whatever way you like.

Popular festivals of Himachal Pradesh:

Below are a few of the majorly celebrated festivals in Himachal Pradesh:
Pori Festival Lahaul
Minjar Fair Chamba
Summer Festival Shimla
Halda Festival
Sazo Festival
Lohri Festival
Himachal Winter Carnival
Losar Festival
Doongri Festival
Ice Skating Carnival
International Himalayan Festival
Kullu Dussehra
La Darcha Fair

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Shri Hari Rai Temple, Chamba
Sui Mata Temple, Chamba
Church of Scotland Chamba
Manimahesh Kailash Peak Chamba
Vajreshwari Temple, Chamba
Rang Mahal, Chamba
Bhuri Singh Museum, Chamba
Champavati Temple, Chamba
Laxmi Narayan Temple, Chamba
Chamunda Devi Temple, Chamba

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