Bhagsunath Temple, McLeod Ganj

3.6
#1 of 15 in Historic Sites in Dharamsala
Soak up the peaceful atmosphere at Bhagsunath Temple, a medieval shrine respected by the Hindu and Gorkha communities alike. Take a dip in one of the two pools, famed for their healing qualities; legend has it that King Bhagsu angered the snake god, Nag Devta, by stealing water from the nearby sacred lake to create the pools. King Bhagsu then built the temple, hoping for forgiveness. Enjoy the tranquil surroundings while learning about the interesting legends behind this small temple. Bhagsunath Temple is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Dharamsala Edition.
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  • We wanted to visit the Bhagsu waterfall & as this temple was on the way, we visited here too. It's a very small temple. The premises also has a water pool. There are few souvenir & clothes shops aroun...  more »
  • It is a Hindu religious place but i also think it is also a Gorkha religious, surrounded be water and greenery.  more »
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  • Beautiful temple. You can find many temples nearby. There is a shopping area where you can buy earrings , woolen clothes and other stuffs. Must try momos nearby.
  • Good temple .... Worth visiting ..... Trek for water fall will start from here ..... Place to not to be missed.
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