Bilaspur Himachal Pradesh

Bilaspur Himachal Pradesh РBilaspur is a district of Himachal Pradesh state, India. It contains the manmade Govind Sagar Lake on the Sutlej River which acts as the reservoir for the Bhakra and Nangal Dam project. The road bridge on this lake at Kandraur is the highest of its kind in Asia(second highest bridge). Its headquarters are in the town of Bilaspur. The district has an area of 1,167 km2 and a population of 382,056 (2011 census). As of 2011, it is the third least populous district of Himachal Pradesh (out of 12), after Lahaul and Spiti and Kinnaur. Bilaspur Himachal Pradesh.

Bilaspur was the capital of a state of the same name founded in the 7th century, also known as Kahlur. The ruling dynasty was Chandela Rajputs, who claimed descent from the rulers of Chanderi in present-day Madhya Pradesh. The town of Bilaspur was founded in 1663. The state later became a princely state of British India and was under the authority of the British province of Punjab.

On 13 May 1665, Guru Tegh Bahadur went to Bilaspur to attend the mourning and funeral ceremonies for Raja Dip Chand of Bilaspur. Rani Champa of Bilaspur made an offer to the Guru of a piece of land in her state, which the Guru accepted at the cost of 500 rupees.

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Bhakra Nangal dam Bilaspur

Bhakra Nangal Dam

The dam is situated across the Satluj River, Bhakra Village (upstream) in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pra...

Sri Naina Devi Ji, Bilaspur (HP)

Sri Naina Devi Ji

The Temple of Shri Naina Devi Ji is situated on a hilltop in Bilaspur Distt. Of Himachal Prad...

Gobind Sagar Lake, Bilaspur (HP)

Gobind Sagar Lake Bilaspur

The unparalleled scenic view of rolling hills and plains overlooking the azure blue tint of the man-made reservoir of the Read More

Koldam bilaspur

Koldam Dam

Koldam Dam is built on River Satluj and located about 18 kilometres from Bilaspur. It is one of the most famous attractions near Bilaspur and majorly draws enginee...

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Paragliding Bilaspur

For those interested in Paragliding, Bilaspur should feature somewhere near the top of the list with the area being naturally blessed for the adventure sport.

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Kandraur Bridge Bilaspur

Kandraur Bridge Bilaspur

Kandraur Bridge Bilaspur is built across the Satluj river.It is situated in village Kandraur in Bilaspur. Height of Kandraur brige is 80 meters while the length of Kandraur bridge is 280 meters. Kan...

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Laxmi Narayan Mandir

Laxmi Narayan Mandir is a marvelous temple dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi and her consort Lord Vishnu and is located in the district of Bilaspur. The temple is of im...