Places To Visit In Arki

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Here are the top 9 tourist attractions to see in Arki:

1. Arki Fort

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This fort was built by Rana Prithvi Singh and has now been turned into a heritage hotel. It has history full of bloodshed and has witnessed battles where the Gurkhas had displayed great valour and bravery.

2. Diwan-i-Khaas

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Built by Ram Shara Singh, the Diwan-i-Khas or Audience Hall is a glorious building which houses paintings and frescos of myriad styles like the Rajasthani, Kullu, Kangra and Arki forms of art.

3. Arki Palace

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This palace, located on the western bit of Himalayas, houses countless paintings, frescos, sculptures, arms and artifacts. The palace is known for the wall painting of Kalidasa's Kumarasambhava as well as many imprints of the Baghal dynasty.

4. Luturu Mahadev Temple

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Situated atop a hillock in the most rugged and inhospitable of terrains, the Luturu Mahadev Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and was built by the Raja of Bhagal in the year 1621.

5. Bhadrakali Temple, Arki

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Constructed in the Shikhara style of architecture, the Bhadrakali Temple is dedicated to Goddess Kali. This temple is also considered to be one of the Shaktipeeths of the state of Himachal Pradesh.

6. Laxminarayan Temple

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This temple is 1000 years old and is one of the very few temples which were not destroyed by the invading Muslims during the medieval periods.

7. Shakhni Mahadev Temple

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This is a cave temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and built in accordance with the Shikhara style of architecture. The area is also blessed with sceneries and views from the upper ranges of Himalayas.

8. Durga Temple

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This temple devoted to Goddess Durga is a specimen of Shikhara style of architecture and a hub of much color and festivity during the Navratri when an annual fair is organized by the temple.

9. City Shopping

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Arki does not have too many places for your shopping spree but the nearby Shimla offers countless options.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Arki?

Day 1 - Reach Arki by nightfall and wake up to an amazing view. Once you freshen up, you can visit the Arki Fort and the Arki Palace which is built at the foot of Arki fort. Here, you can enjoy and study the art and culture of the different eras the monuments have lived. Post lunch, you can spend the rest of your evening in Batal which is almost five kilometres from Arki.
Day 2 - Adventure enthusiasts can spend their morning doing activities like trekking or jungle trails. Those who have no interest in these activities can enjoy their morning in the Kunihar Valley. You can spend the rest of the day either visiting the beautiful scenic Bhakalag village or enjoy the art and culture of the Diwani-i-khas.
Day 3 - Start your day early by visiting the Lutura Mahadev Temple, an old cave temple, after which you can end your vacation in a rejuvenated frame of mind. 

How can I commute within Arki?

There are no established modes of local transport available in Arki so it's best to take a cab. You might find some rickshaws if lucky!
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What are the top sightseeing places in Arki?

The top sightseeing places in Arki are Arki Fort, Diwan-i-Khaas, Arki Palace, Luturu Mahadev Temple, Bhadrakali Temple, Arki, Laxminarayan Temple.
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