Manu Temple


This historical Hindu temple in a serene setting backdropped by mountains is accessible by foot.his magnificent temple is dedicated to the sage Manu, who is said to be the creator of the world and the writer of Manusmriti.

The Manu Temple is located in old Manali, at a distance of three kilometers from the main market. Though this area is quite congested, the presence of the River Beas adds to its attraction. The temple is one of the prime attractions in Manali and is believed to be the same place where sage Manu meditated after stepping on earth. This place has a distinct historical background that appeals to most of the people who visit Manali. The popularity of this majestic temple lies in the fact that it is the only temple dedicated to Manu; so whoever visits Manali makes it a point to visit this temple. The travelers are advised to wear dresses covering the knees and shoulders, while inside the temple.

Manu temple is said to be the only temple of Manu in India, who is believed to be the creator of human race. This Pagoda style of structure offers quite a glimpse into history, spirituality as well as a fascinating style of architecture. Also find here a breathtaking view surrounded by mountains and valleys, only making the simple and modest trek to the temple more enjoyable.

inside view of Manu Temple... Its made up of Wood and stone and marble is used for flooring... It looks amazing and most of the temples in Manali regions are made of Wood with very nice carving.Deodar wood is considered as very good quality wood for any construction work and its rarely available because of strict government rules in Himachal Pradesh.Here is the first of Manu Temple on enetering Old Manali.Most of the times its surrounded by clouds and it has amazing views of hills on other side and Beas River... There is a huge waterfall in front of this temple which can be seen from here but unapproachable because its on very high hills...


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