Kullu

Located at the banks of the Beas river, the town of Kullu is most famous for the Dushehra festival held in it. During this festival all the local deities from all over Himachal Pradesh come at one place. The picturesqueness of this place attracts thousands of visitors (local and foreign) every year.

History: (source Wikipedia)
The is an interesting story behind the naming of this place. It is said that the great sage Manu, visited this place during the great floods. He was not able to cross the Rohtang Pass, so he settled and meditated at a place where current city of Manali(meaning the adobe of manu) is located. AT that time the last human settlement he saw was Kullu, so he named it “Kulant Peeth” which means “the end of habitable world”.

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