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Location: Himachal Pradesh
Main Attraction: Baba Bhar Bhag Singh Mela
Places Of Interest: Chintpurni Temple, Bangana-Lathian-Piplu, Dera Baba
Best Time To Visit: July to September

Una has been carved out of Hoshiarpur district of Punjab in 1966 where the hilly areas of Punjab were transferred to Himachal Pradesh and the whole area is warm. It shares its borders with Kangra, Hamirpur and Bilaspur and acts as a gateway to these regions. Efforts are being made to develop some places in Nangal and Bhakra areas.

PRIME ATTRACTION

Chintpurni Temple, Una, Himachal Pradesh
TEMPLES
Chintpurni Temple: It is located on Dharamshala-Hoshiarpur road on a ridge. Thousands of devotees visit this temple every year. The main fair is held during the 10 days of "Shukalpaksh" in August.   more...

CITIES
Bangana-Lathian-Piplu: This area falls on the Una Barsar- Hamirpur road. Piplu is situated on the top of Sola Singh Dhar from where the view of Gobind-Sagar Lake is fascinating. This area attracts tourist during the winter season especially, when they propose to visit other religious places like Jogi Ponga and Naina Deviji.

GURDWARAS
Dera Baba Bharbhag Singh: The place has famous Gurudwara where thousand of Sikhs visit every year to receive the blessing of Baba Bharbhag Singh, who was a saint and established this Gurudwara which was earlier known as Dera. It is about 40-kms from Una town and one can reach this place by bus directly or by train upto Una or by air upto Chandigarh . The Gurudwara is situated on the top of the hill and is surrounded by Ecyluptus trees.

HOW TO GET THERE

Rail: Una is well connected by broad gauge rail.
Road: Una is approachable by road from Shimla , Chandigarh and Pathankot.

PLACES TO STAY

HTPDC Yatri Niwas
Gurudwara Sarai
PWD Rest House

FAIRS & FESTIVALS

A famous fair also known as Baba Bhar Bhag Singh Mela is held at Dera Baba in the month of February in honour of Barbhag Singh ji who was reowned for his magical powers. This fair is held at the time of holi and is famous for the treatment of mental problems and is unique fair of its kind in the country. A large number of visitors suffering from mental problems come to this fair and are treated at the gurudwara by the priest called 'Masands'.

NEARBY CITIES

Chintpurni: 75-km




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