Here are the top 16 tourist attractions to see in Bilaspur (HP):

1. Bhakra Nangal Dam

Must visit 4.1 /5

32 km
from city center
1 out of 16
places to visit in Bilaspur (HP)

Bhakra Dam is a concrete gravity dam across the Satluj River in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh of North India. The dam, located at a gorge near the upstream Bhakra village in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh of 226 m. Tehri Dam is the tallest dam of India having a height of 265 metres. The Dam has been measured from the road above it having a length of 518.25 metres and a width of 9.1 metres. Its reservoir stores up to 9.34 billion cubic metres which is named Gobind Sagar. The 90 km long reservoir created by the Bhakra Dam spans over an area of 168.35 sq kms. It ranks as the third largest reservoir in India, the first being Indira Sagar Dam in Madhya Pradesh holding a capacity of 12.22 billion cubic metres and second Nagarjunasagar Dam.

2. Gobind Sagar Lake

Must visit 4.1 /5

26 km
from city center
2 out of 16
places to visit in Bilaspur (HP)

The unparalleled scenic view of rolling hills and plains overlooking the azure blue tint of the man-made reservoir of the Gobind Sagar lake is an alluring vista to gaze upon. The gigantic reservoir is formed on the Sutlej river by the Bhakra Dam, one of the highest gravity dams in the world. Built in 1963, The Bhakra dam stands as an iconic marvel of dam engineering. The multipurpose dam has given birth to a mighty artificial lake that encompasses an area of 170 square kilometres and is 90 kilometres long. Owing to its location and proximity to the Himalayan ranges, the lake is surrounded by lush greenery and an aura of tranquillity at every turn.

3. Water Sports and Fishing

Must visit 3.4 /5

26 km
from city center
3 out of 16
places to visit in Bilaspur (HP)

The Gobind Sagar lake has facilities for countless water sports from Water Skiing, Sailing, Kayaking, Regattas, Motor Boat Racing and more.

4. Paragliding

3.0 /5

3 km
from city center
4 out of 16
places to visit in Bilaspur (HP)

For those interested in Paragliding, Bilaspur should feature somewhere near the top of the list with the area being naturally blessed for the adventure sport.

5. Sri Naina Devi Ji

3.0 /5

22 km
from city center
5 out of 16
places to visit in Bilaspur (HP)

The Naina Devi Temple was built by Raja Bir Chand in the 8th century and is situated at a height of 1219m above sea level.

6. Vyas Cave

3.0 /5

7 km
from city center
6 out of 16
places to visit in Bilaspur (HP)

This is the cave, on the banks of Sutlej River, where the author of the epic Mahabharata-Rishi Vyas stayed in his days of performing penance.

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7. Kandraur Bridge

3.0 /5

5 km
from city center
7 out of 16
places to visit in Bilaspur (HP)

This bridge on the Sutlej was once the highest bridge in Asia and at a height of 80 meters, is still one of the highest in the world.

8. Shopping in Bilaspur

3.0 /5

1 km
from city center
8 out of 16
places to visit in Bilaspur (HP)

The options for shopping here aren't too elaborate here as they might be in some areas around the town.

9. Nahar Singh Dhaulra

3.0 /5

1 km
from city center
9 out of 16
places to visit in Bilaspur (HP)

The people of Bilaspur hold strong faith in and worship Baba Nahar Singh.

10. Koldam Dam

11 km
from city center
10 out of 16
places to visit in Bilaspur (HP)

Koldam Dam is built on River Satluj and located about 18 kilometres from Bilaspur. It is one of the most famous attractions near Bilaspur and majorly draws engineering buffs because of the massive engineering marvel it is. The dam is surrounded by natural landscape and is often preferred by picnickers for a quick escape in the region.

11. Laxmi Narayan Mandir, Bilaspur

1 km
from city center
11 out of 16
places to visit in Bilaspur (HP)

Lakshmi Narayan Mandir is a marvellous temple dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi and her consort Lord Vishnu. The beautiful temple has been constructed according to the Shikhara Shaily type of architecture and draws architecture buffs from all parts of the world.

12. Fort Bachhretu

25 km
from city center
12 out of 16
places to visit in Bilaspur (HP)

Bacchretu Fort is an ancient fort that was built in the 14th Century during the reign of the king of Bilaspur, Raja Ratan Chand. Once a magnificent structure, today it is in ruins, but it is considered to be of immense historical importance in the country.

13. Markandeya Rishi Temple

6 km
from city center
13 out of 16
places to visit in Bilaspur (HP)

Markandeya Ji Temple is a place of worship dedicated to Markandeya Rishi located at a distance of 20 kilometres from Bilaspur. Devotees of Rishi Markandeya often visit the temple to offer their prayers. It is a temple of high religious importance, but the beauty of the shrine also attracts tourists from all over the world.

14. Kahlur Fort

7 km
from city center
14 out of 16
places to visit in Bilaspur (HP)

Kahlur Fort or Kot-Kahlur is a majestic structure built about 3600 feet above sea level. The ruins of the fort are a well-known attraction on the Naina Devi Dhar/ Hill a little distance away from the Ganguwal Hydroelectric plant.

15. Tiun and Sriun Forts

7 km
from city center
15 out of 16
places to visit in Bilaspur (HP)

The Tiun and Sriun Forts are located on two different mountain peaks facing each other. What remains today are just the ruins, but the forts are still considered to be having immense historical importance.

16. Bahadurpur Fort

7 km
from city center
16 out of 16
places to visit in Bilaspur (HP)

Bahadurpur Fort was once a majestic fort located in the district of Bilaspur. What remains today are the ruins which are unidentifiable, but the location is still known as Bahadurpur Fort. The site is often visited by tourists exploring the town because of its picturesque beauty.

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