Resting on the stone platform amongst the dense wood of Old Deodar, Hadimba Temple is Manali’s oldest shrine. It is an excellent example of Pagoda architecture.
Old Manali, the village from which the modern Town takes its name, lies 3 Km. from the main mall. Unlike its offspring, the settlement retains an unhurried and traditional feel. There is a Temple of Sage Manu, from which the name Manali has originated.
Around 40 Minutes drive through beautiful landscape comprising of vast cultivation fields dotted by chalets in the middle takes one to Nagger, the ancient capital of Kullu. There is a Castle, which now has been renovated and converted into a heritage hotel. There is also an art gallery of the famous Russian painter, writer and philosopher, Sir Nicholas Rhoriech. Overnight stay at Hotel.