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Amazingly restored Shiva gi Hindu temples are in Salt Range Pakistan near Chakwal and Kallar Kahar... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2018
Ashfaq K
Lahore, Pakistan

I'll start off by saying I'm not Hindu, or Sikh or Buddhist. I state this because I feel like a lot... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2018
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Kalar Kahar Rd, Chakwal, Pakistan
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

Amazingly restored Shiva gi Hindu temples are in Salt Range Pakistan near Chakwal and Kallar Kahar. it is a world class tourist attraction. These are several Hindu temples connected to one another by walk ways. The temples form a complex surrounding a pond named Katas...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank Ashfaq K
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

I'll start off by saying I'm not Hindu, or Sikh or Buddhist. I state this because I feel like a lot of the time people think these kind of religious sites are for religious folk. The temples aren't in the same condition they once were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Katas Raj is located about 20 kms from Kalarkahar.So if you are coming from Lahore you can visit this place . From islamabad it is about two hour's drive from motorway. Katas is basically a temple complex consisting seven ancient temples. All these temples are...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Shaista K
Reviewed 18 May 2018

The temples are important for Hindus who come on a pilgrimage once a year. For most the temples have fallen into disrepair. Whatever upkeep was done does not look authentic, as the frescoes for example had been painted over not restored. It had been raining...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank notacanada
Reviewed 30 December 2017

i went there is summers. its a one day trip form rawalpindi. not too many tourists were there at that time, we moved around the ruins in leisure, water was so green because of that everything looked fresh. its a must visit and its better...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank Kh A
Reviewed 13 November 2017

A popular tourist destination, it I located in the Potohar Plateau near Kallar Kahar at an altitude of 2,000 feet. It is a complex of 12 Hindu temples connected to one another by walkways surrounding a pond named Katas which is regarded as sacred by...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank Sagri2013
Reviewed 12 October 2017

we were happy to see that this place had not been damaged .it was an interesting trip to the temple.we found some kids running around there .we were happy to have discovered this place by chance

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Saintjoan2001
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The drive to the temples was surprisingly scenic and nice. I went on a spring evening and it took me only 30 minutes off the motorway to get there. It is very well kept and attracts alot of devotees. I would suggest wearing a good...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank taimoorsalmanzahid
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The temple complex is an amazing trip in history & myth. The pond at the center of the temple complex is said to be created by a teardrop of lord Shiva. Some of the temples are well preserved with original painting work still visible. Some...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank jawwadz2017
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This is a truly historic place and well cared for. We went during Ramadan and broke our fast sitting on the beautiful courtyard.We had a tour guide walk us through the temples and he explained a lot of the history. Due to the hot weather...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Response from jawwadz2017 | Reviewed this property |
Well, I think it totally depends on the visa regime between Pakistan & India. It usually works on reciprocal basis and things don't look to be getting any better in near future. I wish you luck ! and if you do secure a visa... More