Sep 25, 2011
Mangarh is a beautiful village in Sirmour district in the state of Himachal, India where there is a historic Shiva Temple and a Ganesha Temple was unearthed recently. The Archaeological Survey of India had taken this place into the possession in 1995-96 . The area has been declared as a national monument. The exact period of Shiva temple and the Ganesha temple have not been ascertained, but according to the villagers the structures were built by the Pandavas during their exile and some others says that the temple seemed to have been built during the Gupta period. The ASI team visited this place and according to them the temple was built in 5th century. This is a historic temple and it is a 'must go’ place. One must visit this place during one's lifetime. Route for this temple is Chandigarh-> Solan->Oachghat->Narag->Wasni ->Mangarh. It is merely 45 KM from Solan.
|The main temple of Shiva build in 5th Century|
|Govt. has ordered to remove the paint form the temple as it was painted by the villagers with lime powder.|