Nadaun fort is better known as Amter-Nadaun fort, which was once the royal residence of Raja Sansar Chand. Perched atop a hill, this edifice attracts visitors by its impeccably done wall paintings and frescoes. Unfortunately, the fort is in a dilapidated condition but it still manages to put visitors in awe with its exquisite architecture. It is an ideal place that reflects the rich history of Raja Sansar Chand and the Katoch dynasty Nadaun Fort Hamirpur.
Built as capital by Raja Sansar Chand on the river Beas. Nadaun soon emerged as a center of arts and commerce. The Kangra School of painting reached its Zenith during his rule and the royal place still has beautiful paintings. Nadaun is a quiet, charming place for an extended weekend or for a spot of angling in River Beas. Nadaun is 48 km away from Kangra Town.
Nadaun, Beas River ViewNadaun is a town and a Nagar panchayat in the Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh. Nadaun, is a small charming town, located on the foothills of the Shivalik range forming the western end of the district Hamirpur. It is 42-48 km east of Kangra and is situated on the banks of the Beas. Nadaun is also an Education Hub for Students of rural areas in Hamirpur District, because of its central location. The town has a small gurdwara overlooking the waters of the Beas. The gurdwara was built to commemorate Guru Gobind Singh’s victory in the Battle of Nadaun. Gurudwara Nadaun is a prominent place of worship, located in Nadaun. Guru Gobind Singh and his associates had defeated the defense force, led by Alif Khan. Gurudwara Nadaun can be reached by bus from Kangra (30km away) to Nadaun Fort Hamirpur.